Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 8/6/13
Twice as nice If you think the Mariners have had an up and down roller coaster season so far, just think how Michael Saunders has felt. He’s been on a roller coaster inside of the roller coaster the M’s have been on. On Saturday night in Baltimore, Saunders went yard twice at the Yards, capping another hump in his up and down season. It all started with his hot start (including the WBC), then came the injury, and upon return a homer in his first at bat. Then he followed that with a few months of Brendan Ryan numbers at the plate. So, it’s always nice when a guy who has been slumping hits two homeruns in one game. Especially when he is a part of the future of this team that is supposed to finally bring us home a World Series Trophy! So, this weeks article goes to the one and only Condor, the pride and glory of Victoria B.C., just across the border (and ocean) from my hometown. The first one Michael Saunders had two dingers and five RBIs against the O’s. (Photo: kirotv.com) As I said ...
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