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Jackson takes no-no into 7th, Padres win 5-3 to sweep Giants

After 7,582 games since 1969, the San Diego Padres still don't have a no-hitter.

Edwin Jackson, of all pitchers, was the latest to try to pitch an elusive gem — in his Padres debut, no less.

Jackson held San Francisco hitless until Conor Gillaspie's three-run homer with one out in the seventh inning, and the Padres held off the Giants 5-3 on Sunday for their first sweep of the season. They beat Johnny Cueto, who also was the losing pitcher in the All-Star Game at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

Jackson, making his first start since 2014, and three relievers combined on a two-hitter against the Giants, who despite losing three straight still have the best record...

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