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Although he didn't re-sign in the offseason, Joe Saunders pitched well for the O's. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe writes that it wouldn't be surprising if the O's tried to reacquire the lefty.
Acquired last August, Saunders went 3-3 with a 3.63 ERA in seven starts for the Birds. However, it was his post-season performance that he's best remembered for, as he pitched well and picked up the win in the crucial AL Wild Card game against the Rangers.
The 32-year-old signed with the Mariners in the offseason and struggled to begin the year with his ERA well over 5.00 after May. However, he has pitched very well recently, going 4-0 in four July starts with a 1.73 ERA for the month. On the season, Saunders is 9-8 with a 4.28 ERA in 20 starts.
While it wouldn't be the biggest move for Baltimore, adding Saunders would provide some more rotation depth. Given his prior heroic efforts as an Oriole, it's plausible that general manager Dan Duquette trades for Saunders for the second straight year.