Mariners’ Leake loses perfect game in 9th vs Angels

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Mike Leake throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Leake of the Seattle Mariners has lost his bid for a perfect game in the ninth inning on a leadoff single by rookie Luis Rengifo of the Los Angeles Angels.

Rengifo hit a grounder into right field on a 1-1 pitch Friday night. The crowd in Seattle gave Leake a big cheer and he waved to the fans.

The Mariners lead 10-0.

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