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Loss opens door for 'QB' controversy

With Phil Hughes losing to the hapless Mariners, Ivan Nova may get another shot

Updated: July 28, 2011, 2:47 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

You can't lose 'em all, not even if you are the Seattle Mariners and you have not won a game since July 5.

So the odds were that, at some point, the hapless Mariners would rise up to beat someone, anyone, in spite of themselves. On Wednesday afternoon in the Bronx, that someone happened to be the New York Yankees.

The Mariners "exploded,'' or at least came as close to explosion as this punchless bunch can, to beat the Yankees 9-2 and finally snap their 17-game losing streak.

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