Mariners Analysis: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not

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May 30, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners center fielder Austin Jackson (right) reacts to getting tagged out at second base by Cleveland Indians shortstop Jose Ramirez (11) in the first inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports

Stock Down: Austin Jackson

Austin Jackson just came back this week, being called up from Triple A as he finished his rehab stint. He hit exceptionally well down there in Triple A Tacoma, hitting .310 with a couple doubles. But since being back with the Mariners at the beginning of the Tampa Bay Rays series, he just hasn’t put it together. He’s hitting a frustrating .214 (6-for-28) with no extra base hits and just one RBI. I was hoping and expecting for Austin Jackson to come in and provide a boost for the M’s at the top of the order, but he just hasn’t done it. He hasn’t been the player he was with the Detroit Tigers, and the M’s need him to recapture his form. It’s imperative that the M’s get that table setter at the top of the lineup, someone who can start off the game right and get things going, and Austin Jackson needs to be that guy.

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