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No no-hitters for 48 years, but who's counting?

The Mets have played 7,708 games without any of their pitchers throwing a no-hitter. Make that 48 years, two months and five days in real time.

Jonathon Niese (3-2, 3.61), who pitched a one-hitter against the Padres in his last start, will try to end that drought tonight when he faces Mitch Talbot (7-4, 3.59)  in Cleveland. 

Since the odds are obvioulsy stacked against Mets pitchers in the no-no category, Niese and the team certainly would settle for a fifth straight victory on the road. 

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