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MLB: Miami 2, Atlanta 1

July 23, 2012 at 10:05 PM

MIAMI, July 23 (UPI) -- Josh Johnson and four Marlins relievers teamed up on a four-hitter Monday, staking Miami to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta.

Johnson (6-7) tossed six shutout frames, retiring the first 14 Atlanta batters in order before yielding a fifth-inning single to Brian McCann. The right-hander didn't issue a walk and struck out nine.

Mike Dunn and Edward Mujica combined for 1 1/3 scoreless frames before Michael Bourn singled to lead off the ninth off Randy Choate and came around to score when Steve Cishek allowed a two-out single to Chipper Jones.

Cishek then retired Freddie Freeman to end the game and pick up his third save as Miami took the opener of a three-game series.

Emilio Bonifacio homered Carlos Lee provided an RBI single for the Marlins.

The Braves' Mike Minor (5-7) took the hard-luck loss, surrendering two runs on six hits over seven innings.

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