"It's always a confidence builder coming to the park when we know he's pitching. Typically we know that we don't have to put up too many runs to come out with a W," Mariners right fielder Michael Saunders said.
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"Luckily no one got hurt. I haven't seen the replay but guys said it had a chance to hit him square in the face," Saunders said.
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