|By Ryan Divish, The Seattle Times|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
It marked the team's 71st win of the season, equaling the total from all of last season -- a major milestone considering there are still 33 games left to be played.
It also meant the
But the 8-6 win over the
"That doesn't surprise me at all with the teams (the
"I just feel like I have the flu," Cano said. "I got dizzy out there. I feel a little bit better now. Hopefully, I should be OK for tomorrow."
Yet they still found a way to prevail, showing deficits are made to be overcome.
"This had to be the craziest series we've been in this year, just as far as back and forth, coming from behind, scoring a lot of runs, rallying," Ackley said.
"That's probably the best word I could think of," McClendon said. "It was very draining. It was a tough day in a lot of different ways. In the end, we got the win and that makes everything okay."
Iwakuma never looked comfortable against the
That third out wasn't quite as simple.
"I couldn't find a good rhythm on the mound," Iwakuma said through interpreter
The first-inning ordeal took 39 pitches for Iwakuma, a career-high. The previous high had been 28 pitches in an inning, which also came earlier this season against the
McClendon had seen enough, lifting his starter after 67 pitches.
Iwakuma has a 10.20 ERA in four starts against
"To be honest, I don't know the key," Iwakuma said. "If knew, I'd get these guys out."
Down two runs,
That extra run gave
"When I saw the situation, I tried to make good pitches," Rodney said. "That's all I could do. Try to get out of the jam."
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