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Richard takes no-hit try into 7th, Padres beat Marlins 3-1

Sure, Clayton Richard has thought about throwing the first no-hitter in Padres' history.

He gave it good try Sunday.

Richard became the latest San Diego pitcher to flirt with a no-hitter, losing his bid with two outs in the seventh inning during a 3-1 win over the Miami Marlins.

"You look at ifs, whats, and maybes, it's not worth it," Richard said. "It's part of the game."

The Padres are the only team in the majors that has never pitched a no-hitter. They have played 7,881 games since starting out in 1969.

"I'm aware of it, I dream about it," said Richard, who has been with the Padres for parts of eight seasons....