Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/28/12
Michael Saunders Propels Ms Into Big Win The Headline: hot off a sweep of the Tigers in Detroit, the Seattle Mariners bring the fire into Toronto to win this 10-inning thriller. Seattle Mariners 9, Toronto Blue Jays 5 When: 7:07 ET, Friday, April 27, 2012 Where: Rogers Centre, Toronto Temperature: 68 degrees Umpires: Home — Greg Gibson, 1B — Manny Gonzalez, 2B — Victor Carapazza, 3B — Gerry Davis Attendance: 24,303 Love ‘em 1. Michael Saunders Here is a kid who fell out of prospect status and is now making a name for himself. Michael Saunders stole the show tonight, going 2-4 with 3 runs scored and 5 RBI. Those two hits came in the 9th and 10th inning, each a home run. His bomb in the 9th locked up the tie, with his 10th inning grand salami representing the go ahead runs. Saunders is now hitting .254 on the season, with 3 home runs, 11 RBI and 3 stolen bases. 2. Flashing Some Power The best way to win against the Jays is to beat them at their own game, and Seattle certainly did...
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