Found August 04, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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Everyone in the dugout felt the momentum swinging against them with each new pitch thrown. So when Michael Saunders did what the Mariners do best it sent palpable waves of relief through the ranks of a squad about to snap a four-game losing streak. Few were more relieved by a two-run Saunders home run in the ninth inning of this 8-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles than the Seattle relief pitcher freshly recruited to close the bottom of the ninth. Danny Farquhar had secured the final out of an eighth-inning jam then locked up his first career save with a perfect ninth inning and some huge mental help from Saunders’ second homer of the night. “They had their big boys coming up but thank God that Saunders hit that two-run homer in the ninth’’ Farquhar said. “That definitely made the ninth significantly easier.’’ Farquhar struck out his first two batters then got a fly out and the clubhouse beer shower he’d longed for since his arrival from Class AAA. “It’s a big deal to me’’ he said.
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