Lowrie, Young power A's past Mariners 6-2
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Joe Saunders couldn't find a good grip on the ball and lasted just four innings in his first start with Seattle.
It could have been worse, the way Mariners manager Eric Wedge saw it.
Saunders gave up seven hits, including five doubles, and Seattle managed just two runners over the final seven innings of a 6-2 loss to the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night.
"It felt like the balls had some funny stuff on them," said Saunders, who walked four and struck out three. "It just felt like some of them were just taking off. My arm felt good. It was just tough to... read more