Mariners relief pitcher Fernando Rodney, middle, hands the ball to manager Lloyd McClendon during the ninth inning Wednesday. Rodney blew a two-run lead, and the M’s lost in 11 innings.
Mariners relief pitcher Fernando Rodney, middle, hands the ball to manager Lloyd McClendon during the ninth inning Wednesday. Rodney blew a two-run lead, and the M’s lost in 11 innings. David Zalubowski The Associated Press
Mariners relief pitcher Fernando Rodney, middle, hands the ball to manager Lloyd McClendon during the ninth inning Wednesday. Rodney blew a two-run lead, and the M’s lost in 11 innings. David Zalubowski The Associated Press

Rodney’s meltdown in ninth denies Mariners chance for sweep

August 06, 2015 07:15 AM