Mariners push back Iwakuma's Tuesday start

SEATTLE, Washington (AP) -- Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma (hee-SAH'-shee ee-wah-KOO'-mah) will have his start Tuesday in Philadelphia pushed back to Thursday in Toronto.

As a result, Ariel Miranda will start in his place when the Mariners open a two-game interleague series against the Phillies.

Iwakuma took a comebacker off his left knee in his previous start.

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