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Estrada loses 2nd consecutive 8th-inning no-no, 1 year ago today

The Toronto Blue Jays’ Marco Estrada lost an eighth-inning no-hitter in his second consecutive start, one year ago today.

Estrada reached the eighth with a no-no intact against the Tampa Bay Rays on June 24, 2015, at Tropicana Field before Logan Forsythe tagged him for a one-out infield single. Five days earlier, Estrada lost a no-no against the Orioles at Rogers Centre with no out in the eighth.

Here are those two starts:

7 Marco Estrada
  Toronto Blue Jays (AL)
  Friday, June 19, 2015
Spoiler: Jimmy Paredes broken-bat bloop single to left with no out in the eight inning
Toronto Blue Jays 5, Baltimore Orioles 4
Rogers Centre (Toronto)
7⅓ Marco Estrada
  Toronto Blue Jays (AL)
  Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Spoiler: Logan Forsythe, infield single with one out in the eight inning
Toronto Blue Jays 1, Tampa Bay Rays 4
Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg)

As if that hard luck wasn’t enough, Estrada also lost another eighth-inning no-no earlier this month:

7⅓ Marco Estrada
  Toronto Blue Jays (AL)
  Sunday, June 5, 2016
Spoiler: Chris Young, homer to left with one out in the 8th inning
Toronto Blue Jays 5, Boston Red Sox 4
Fenway Park (Boston)

Kind of Dave Stieb-esque, huh?