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Saunders pitches well again in must-win game for Orioles

Saunders pitches well again in must-win game for Orioles

When the Orioles traded reliever Matt Lindstrom to the Arizona Diamondbacks in late August for veteran lefty Joe Saunders, the Orioles were dealing a surplus bullpen arm for needed playoff experience. The transaction registered a blip on the national radar. That's because no one knew the Orioles would be getting the pitching version of Mr. October. And that's only a slight exaggeration considering the opposition Saunders has had to face and the intense situations in which he has had to thrive in his last two outings. On Thursday, the 31-year-old southpaw was handed the ball with the Orioles' season on the ropes for the second time in a week. Saunders was even better in...

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