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55 Michael Saunders RF

Seattle Mariners

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
10%1%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
1966.27628313
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2014SEA651963154628175034.327.434.276

Player Updates

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Michael Saunders starts hitting of tee
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders began hitting off a tee this week, as he continues to work his way back from a back injury, MLB.com reports. Manager Lloyd McClendon told reporters that it will "be a while" before Saunders is fully recovered. He isn't expected to return until mid-August at the earliest.

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Michael Saunders not expected back before mid-August
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders could be slightly ahead of schedule in his recovery from an oblique strain, MLB.com reports.

Even though Saunders is recovering well, he isn't expected to return until mid-August at the earliest. "He's feeling better," manager Lloyd McClendon said. "He's getting better. He may be a little ahead of schedule, but that's going to be a while."

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Michael Saunders diagnosed with Grade 2 oblique strain
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Seattle Times reports that Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 oblique strain, which could keep him out "for some time," according to manager Lloyd McClendon

Saunders was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday with the injury. Saunders is expected to need more than the 15 days on the DL. He is hitting .276/.329/.436 with six homers and 28 RBI in 196 at-bats.

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Michael Saunders placed on 15-day DL, Justin Smoak recalled from Triple-A
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

The Mariners announced a pair of roster moves prior to Friday's game against the Athletics.

They placed outfielder Michael Saunders on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left oblique. Saunders batted .276 with six homers and 28 RBI in 196 at-bats. In a corresponding move, the Mariners have recalled first baseman Justin Smoak from Triple-A Tacoma.

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Michael Saunders injures side on check swing
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Mariners outfielder Michael Saunders was forced out of Thursday's game against the Twins with a back injury.

Saunders left the game in the middle of his at-bat after injuring his side on a check swing. He was replaced by Dustin Ackley mid-at-bat, who stuck out.

Saunders owns a .277/.329/.436 slash line with six homers and 28 RBI in 196 at-bats. His status remains uncertain for Friday's series opener against the A's.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Right Fielders 23 48 37.69
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Cleveland1120 .182 .273 .182
vs RHP142396 .316 .472 .275
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
7/4@CHW3010000
7/5@CHW5130111
7/6@CHW3000010
7/7MIN3111110
7/8MIN4020000
7/9MIN4020000
7/10MIN4010000
Two Week Schedule
JULY /AUGUST
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
27
Balt
L2-3
28
29
@Cle
7:05 pm
Tickets
30
@Cle
7:05 pm
Tickets
31
@Cle
7:05 pm
Tickets
1
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
2
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
3
@Balt
1:35 pm
Tickets
4
5
Atl
10:10 pm
Tickets
6
Atl
3:40 pm
Tickets
7
CHW
10:10 pm
Tickets
8
CHW
10:10 pm
Tickets
9
CHW
9:10 pm
Tickets
Fantasy Points by Week
6

0
9

7

15

8

20

9

24

9

-1

0
2

19

10

0
0
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009SEA4612213270464041 .258 .279 .221
2010SEA10028929611033358463 .295 .367 .211
2011SEA58161162428125662 .207 .217 .149
2012SEA13950771125195743132214 .306 .432 .247
2013SEA1324065996124654118135 .323 .397 .236
2014SEA651963154628175034 .327 .434 .276
Total 5401681219387491761674805319 .298 .381 .230
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2009SEAOF39349089010 .989
2010SEAOF8985209197844 .981
2011SEAOF56471401391001.000
2012SEAOF136133323315441 .988
2013SEAOF126109263255712 .996
2014SEAOF59511161151001.000
Total  5054591141111021107 .991
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2009SEA133401001
2010SEA11210612001
2011SEA503515011
2012SEA31321911106
2013SEA23316161146
2014SEA738542002
Total 781464013122517
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2005 A-Everett561962453133739277427 .361 .474 .270
2006 A-Wisconsin104359488610843948103227 .329 .345 .240
2007 AA-West Tenn1552815121772021 .373 .442 .288
2007 A-High Desert108431911292541477601162710 .392 .473 .299
2008AAA-Tacoma249512234131693012 .308 .400 .242
2008 AA-West Tenn6724846721838303066116 .375 .484 .290
2009AAA-Tacoma6424858771521332254863 .378 .544 .310
2010AAA-Tacoma Rainiers21806161005111740 .293 .213 .200
2011AAA-Tacoma Rainiers6423651681137385071103 .415 .449 .288
2013AAA-Tacoma Rainiers3112211023100 .375 .455 .182
Total 52619563465419927572852705468539 .361 .442 .277
 
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-4/225
Birthdate:
11/19/1986
Age:
27
Hometown:
Victoria, B.C., CAN
Bats/Throws:
L/R
Team:
Seattle Mariners
College:
Tallahasee CC FL
MLB Experience:
6
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