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MLB: Baltimore 11, Seattle 8

BALTIMORE, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- A grand slam by Nate McLouth in the sixth inning gave Baltimore some breathing room Friday and the Orioles went on to outslug Seattle 11-8.

MLB: Seattle 6, Minnesota 4

SEATTLE, July 28 (UPI) -- Nick Franklin bashed two homers Sunday, including a three-run blast in the fourth inning that carried the Seattle Mariners over Minnesota 6-4.

MLB: Seattle 4, Cleveland 3

SEATTLE, July 24 (UPI) -- The Seattle Mariners extended their winning streak to eight games Tuesday by topping the visiting Cleveland Indians 4-3.

MLB: Seattle 12, Houston 5

HOUSTON, July 21 (UPI) -- Nick Franklin capped a big second inning with a grand slam Sunday and the Seattle Mariners completed a three-game sweep of Houston with a 12-5 win.

MLB: Seattle 4, Houston 2

HOUSTON, July 20 (UPI) -- Michael Saunders drove in the go-ahead runs on Seattle's first hit of the game in the seventh inning Saturday, boosting the Mariners over Houston 4-2.

MLB: Seattle 4, Los Angeles Angels 3

SEATTLE, July 14 (UPI) -- Hisashi Iwakuma won for the first time in more than a month and Raul Ibanez had a key RBI Sunday in Seattle's 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Seattle 11, Boston 4

SEATTLE, July 9 (UPI) -- Felix Hernandez supplied seven solid innings and Michael Saunders backed him with three RBI Monday in the Seattle Mariners' 11-4 win over Boston.

MLB: Seattle 4, Cincinnati 2

CINCINNATI, July 5 (UPI) -- Nick Franklin and Michael Saunders both homered and both drove in two runs Friday in helping Seattle get past Cincinnati 4-2.

MLB: Seattle 4, Texas 2 (10 inn.)

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 4 (UPI) -- Kyle Seager smashed a two-run homer in the 10th inning Wednesday that lifted Seattle to a 4-2 triumph over Texas.

MLB: Seattle 5, Chicago Cubs 4 (10 inn.)

SEATTLE, June 29 (UPI) -- Mike Zunino's bases-loaded single in the 10th inning Friday finished off a Seattle comeback and gave the Mariners a 5-4 win over the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Seattle 6, Oakland 3 (10 innings)

SEATTLE, June 23 (UPI) -- Kendrys Morales' three-run homer in the 10th inning Sunday, sent the Seattle Mariners to a 6-3 victory over Oakland.

MLB: Seattle 4, Oakland 0

OAKLAND, Calif., June 15 (UPI) -- Felix Hernandez fired seven shutout innings and Henry Blanco cracked a grand slam Saturday, boosting the Seattle Mariners over Oakland 4-0.

MLB: Seattle 4, Houston 0

SEATTLE, June 12 (UPI) -- Raul Ibanez homered and Aaron Harang pitched his second shutout of the year in the Seattle Mariners' 4-0 whitewash of the visiting Houston Astros Tuesday.

MLB: Seattle 2, Pittsburgh 1

PITTSBURGH, May 8 (UPI) -- Felix Hernandez allowed one run in eight innings and Jesus Montero hit a home run Wednesday that lifted the Seattle Mariners to a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Seattle 8, Toronto 1

TORONTO, May 4 (UPI) -- Michael Saunders homered twice and Dustin Ackley hit a grand slam Saturday in the Seattle Mariners' 8-1 rout of Toronto.
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Michael Edward Saunders (born November 19, 1986 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada) is a Canadian Major League Baseball left fielder for the Seattle Mariners. He is a left-handed hitting, right-handed throwing outfielder. He was nicknamed "The Condor" by Dave Sims who attributed the origin of it to Lee Tinsley.

Mike Saunders started his baseball playing Little League at Gordon Head Baseball Association. While attending Lambrick Park Secondary School in Victoria, British Columbia, Saunders played high school baseball for the Victoria Mariners of the B.C. Premier Baseball League. He was selected by the Mariners in the 11th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft.

Before officially signing with the Mariners, Saunders spent the 2004 season playing for the Tallahassee Community College Eagles. He then spent the 2005 season with the Everett AquaSox of the Northwest League, hitting .270 with seven home runs and 39 RBIs. In 2006, he was promoted to the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers of the Midwest League, hitting .239 with four home runs and 39 RBIs. Despite struggling in 2006, for 2007 he was promoted to the high A High Desert Mavericks of the California League, where he excelled, hitting .299 with 14 home runs and 77 RBIs, before he was called up to the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx of the AA Southern League, where he finished off the season hitting .288 with one home run and 7 RBIs in 15 games. Saunders started the 2008 season once again in West Tennessee, where he hit .290 with eight home runs and 30 RBIs in 67 games before being promoted to the AAA Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League on June 17.

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