• Saunders homers twice as M's down Orioles

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 4, 2013
    Saunders tied a career high with his five RBIs on the night and now has 10 homers on the season, including three in the first two games of this series. "The first couple at-bats I struck out tonight, and it's easy to get down after that," Saunders said. Saunders hit a three-run drive in the fifth and added a clinching two-run shot in the ninth. Nobody was happier to see Saunders' second smash than rookie right-hander Danny Farquhar, who got the last out of the eighth and then stayed in for the ninth to record his first career save. The Mariners' center fielder staked his team to an early lead with a three-run homer in the fifth, then blasted a two-run shot in the top of the ninth to give Seattle's bullpen a little breathing room en route to an 8-4 victory over the Orioles to snap a four-game losing streak. Making his sixth start with Baltimore since being traded from the Cubs, Scott Feldman allowed five runs, seven hits and four walks in 4 2/3 innings. Baltimore shortstop J.J.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Saunders' monster night launches Mariners to victory

      Mariners batters continued mashing for a second straight night on Saturday, and this time got the pitching to support their efforts as Erasmo Ramirez held the Orioles in check for an 8-4 victory. Justin Smoak homered, and Michael Saunders added two with…
      Source: MLB.com

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