Seattle, WA (Sports Network) - Joe Saunders allowed just two runs on four hits
to record his eighth career complete game, as the Seattle Mariners bested the
Baltimore Orioles, 6-2, on Monday in the opener of a three-game set at Safeco
Saunders (2-3) issued just one walk and struck out two to earn the victory and
improve to 8-0 in 12 career starts at Safeco Field.
Michael Saunders was activated off the 15-day disabled list before the game
and smacked a solo shot to go with two RBI and two runs scored, while Jason
Bay collected three hits, an RBI and a run scored for the Mariners, who have
won three straight.
Zach Britton (0-1) was tagged with the loss in his 2013 debut after giving up
all six runs on 10 hits over six frames in Baltimore's second straight loss.
Matt Wieters stroked a two-run homer to account for the Orioles' offense.
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