Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 7/1/13
Game winner On a day that had plenty of highlights for both the Mariners and Cubs, M’s rookie catcher Mike Zunino sent us home happy in extra innings. Brad Miller made his Major League debut on Friday night, yet his night will be remembered more for the dramatic win than his ability to draw a walk and steal second. The dramatics came a little less than a week after Kendrys Morales pinch hit walked off, the second time in Mariners history that this has happened. But back to big Mike. After allowing a run to score earlier in the game when he let a bad throw get by him, I’m sure that payback was in his head for the rest of the game. The big hit Bottom of the 10th, bases loaded, one out, 3-2 count. It just can’t get any more dream like for a rookie in the show. Let the celebration begin! (Photo: espn.go.com) But instead of going down swinging, as many of us have in our very own dream scenarios, he took the 88 MPH pitch right back up the middle to score the Condor Michael Saunders. As he...
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