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Seattle sweeps Braves
Atlanta bats no match for Iwakuma
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Seattle Mariners shortstop Brad Miller (5) throws out a base runner during Thursday's game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday in Atlanta. The Mariners won the game and swept the short two-game series from the Braves. - photo by Associated Press
ATLANTA — Lloyd McClendon's unusual lineup left the Seattle manager answering questions about his team's scoring potential. As it turned out, Hisashi Iwakuma and the Mariners' stingy bullpen didn't need much offense. Iwakuma combined with two relievers on a six-hit shutout and the streaking Mariners beat the Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a two-game sweep.