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Orioles pack up for the West Coast after a homestand of missed opportunities
Orioles pack up for the West Coast after a homestand of missed opportunities

In the final six weeks of the 2012 season, Joe Saunders exhibited a bend-but-don’t-break style after coming over to the Orioles. The left-hander minimized damage to keep his team in the game long enough for the offense to come through, like in October when he started the Orioles’ first playoff victory in 15 years. So it was a familiar sight for the Orioles as Saunders allowed baserunners in all six of his innings Sunday, only to hold his former team to just two runs in Seattle’s 3-2 series-clinching win before 30,759 on a breezy and beautiful afternoon at Camden Yards. The loss dropped the Orioles to 4-5 on a homestand that featured the division rival Boston Red Sox,...

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