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DENVER—It’s taken him almost nine years but Seattle Mariners right-hander Kevin Millwood pitched a complete game against the Colorado Rockies. His no-hitter was reduced to a shutout in the sixth when third baseman Kyle Seager could not complete a sensational yet makeable play that popped out of his glove two outs deep into the inning. To read this story click the link below.
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