The left-hander went 2-0 with a 1.96 ERA over three starts with the big league club, allowing one run over his final 12.2 innings.
Despite the success, Saunders was shipped back to Triple-A Salt Lake - a place where he has not enjoyed the same type of success.
The Virginia native has worked in seven games, going 2-3 with a 5.06 ERA - thanks to two outings that saw him allow six or more runs.
While he has held lefties to a miniscule .182 average, the opposition is swatting .485 off him with runners in scoring position.
We recently caught up with Saunders to discuss being back in Triple-A, his mindset, and much more: