Deepest near no-hitters of 2016

After seven no-hitters in 2015, we had just one in 2016, an April 21 gem tossed by the Chicago Cubs’ Jake Arietta. We’ve had 36 other no-nos reach at least the seventh inning.
Graph of 2016 near no-nos
Here are those outings:

8⅔ Matt Moore
  San Francisco Giants (NL)
  Thursday, August 26, 2016
Spoiler: Corey Seager, one-out bloop single to right
San Francisco Giants 4, Los Angeles Dodgers 0
Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles)
8⅓ Adam Conley (7⅔ inn.)
Jose Urena (⅔ inn.)
  Miami Marlins (NL)
  Friday, April 29, 2016
Spoiler: Jonathan Lucroy one-out bloop single to right
Miami Marlins 6, Milwaukee Brewers 1
Miller Park (Milwaukee)
8 Colby Lewis
  Texas Rangers (AL)
  Thursday, June 16, 2016
Spoiler: Max Muncy, leadoff double in the 9th inning
Texas Rangers 5, Oakland Athletics 1
O.co Coliseum (Oakland)
8 Kyle Hendricks
  Chicago Cubs (NL)
  Monday, Sept. 12, 2016
Spoiler: Jeremy Hazelbaker, leadoff solo home run in the 9th inning
Chicago Cubs 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1
Busch Stadium (St. Louis)
7⅔ Eduardo Rodriguez
  Boston Red Sox (AL)
  Sunday, September 4, 2016
Spoiler: Marcus Semien hits a ball off Rodriguez’s leg. Rodriguez picks up the ball and fires to first for the apparent out, but the A’s challenge the call and it’s overturned.
Oakland Athletics 1, Boston Red Sox 0
O.co Coliseum (Oakland)
7⅔ Rich Hill (7)
Joe Blanton (⅔)
  Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
  Saturday, September 10, 2016
Spoiler: With a potential combined perfect game on the line, Jeff Francouer lines a ball off the glove of shortstop Corey Seager with two out in the eighth inning and it’s ruled a hit.
Los Angeles Dodgers 5, Miami Marlins 0
Marlins Park (Miami)
7⅓ Ross Stripling (7⅓ inn.)
Chris Hatcher (0 inn.)
  Los Angeles Dodgers (NL)
  Friday, April 8, 2016
Spoiler: Trevor Brown two-run homer off reliever Chris Hatcher with one out in the 8th inning
San Francisco Giants 3, Los Angeles Dodgers 2 (10 innings)
AT&T Park (San Francisco)
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)
7⅓ Steven Matz
  New York Mets (NL)
  Sunday, July 10, 2016
Spoiler: Alexei Ramirez, one-out single in the 8th inning
New York Mets 5, San Diego Padres 1
Citi Field (New York)
7⅓ Madison Bumgarner
  San Francisco Giants (NL)
  Sunday, July 10, 2016
Spoiler: Jake Lamb, one-out single in the 8th inning
San Francisco Giants 4, Arizona Diamondbacks 0
AT&T Park (San Francisco)
7 Chase Anderson
  Milwaukee Brewers (NL)
  Thursday, May 17, 2016
Spoiler: Ben Zobrist, double to deep center field to lead off the 8th inning
Milwaukee Brewers 4, Chicago Cubs 2
Miller Park (Milwaukee)
7 Danny Duffy
  Kansas City Royals (AL)
  Monday, Aug. 1, 2016
Spoiler: Desmond Jennings, double to left field to lead off the 8th inning
Kansas City Royals 3, Tampa Bay Rays 0
Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg)
7 Stephen Strasburg (6⅔ inn.)
Blake Treinen (⅓ inn.)
Matt Belisle (0 inn.)
  Washington Nationals (NL)
  Sunday, July 3, 2016
Spoiler: Ramon Cabrera, single to left off reliever Matt Belisle to lead off the 8th inning
Washington Nationals 12, Cincinnati Reds 1
Nationals Park (Washington)
6⅔ Michael Fulmer
  Detroit Tigers (AL)
  Saturday May 22, 2016
Spoiler: C.J. Cron, two-out single in the 7th inning
Detroit Tigers 3, Los Angeles Angels 0
Angel Stadium (Anaheim)
6⅔ Colin Rea
  San Diego Padres (NL)
  Thursday May 5, 2016
Spoiler: Yoenis Céspedes, single during a shift to the exact spot where the second baseman is normally stationed with two outs in the 7th inning
San Diego Padres 5, New York Mets 0
Petco Park (San Diego)
6⅔ Joe Kelly
  Boston Red Sox (AL)
  Saturday May 22, 2016
Spoiler: Juan Uribe, two-out double in the 7th inning
Boston Red Sox 9, Cleveland Indians 1
Fenway Park (Boston)
6⅔ Brandon Finnegan
  Cincinnati Reds (NL)
  Monday, April 11, 2016
Spoiler: David Ross, single to shallow left-center with two outs in the 7th inning
Chicago Cubs 5, Cincinnati Reds 3
Wrigley Field (Chicago)
6⅔ Zach Davies
  Milwaukee Brewers (NL team in IL game)
  Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Spoiler: Billy Butler, two-run homer to center with two outs in the 7th inning
Milwaukee Brewers 5, Oakland Athletics 4
Miller Park (Milwaukee)
6⅔ Anibal Sanchez
  Detroit Tigers (AL)
  Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016
Spoiler: Eric Hosmer double to left with two outs in the 7th inning
Kansas City Royals 4, Detroit Tigers 1
Comerica Park (Detroit)
6⅔ Jon Lester
  Chicago Cubs (NL)
  Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
Spoiler: Hunter Pence, solo home run with two outs in the 7th inning
Chicago Cubs 2, San Francisco Giants 1
Comerica Park (Detroit)
6⅔ Aaron Sanchez
  Toronto Blue Jays (AL)
  Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016
Spoiler: Hanley Ramirez, homer to left with two outs in the 7th inning
Toronto Blue Jays vs. Boston Red Sox
Fenwary Park (Boston)
6⅓ Edwin Jackson
  San Diego Padres (NL)
  Sunday, July 17, 2016
Spoiler: Conor Gillaspie, three-run homer to right with one out in the 7th inning
San Diego Padres 4, San Francisco Giants 3
Petco Park (San Diego)
6⅓ Jake Odorizzi
  Tampa Bay Rays (AL)
  Sunday, May 29, 2016
Spoiler: Starlin Castro, one-out, two-run homer in the 7th inning over the center-field fence
New York Yankees 2, Tampa Bay Rays 1
Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg)
6⅓ Max Scherzer
  Washington Nationals (NL)
  Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016
Spoiler: Francisco Lindor, one-out single through the wickets in the 7th inning
Cleveland Indians 3, Washington Nationals 1
Nationals Park (Washington)
6⅓ Jon Lester
  Chicago Cubs (NL)
  Sunday, May 15, 2016
Spoiler: Sterling Marte, single with one out in the 7th inning
Chicago Cubs 8, Pittsburgh Pirates 1
Wrigley Field (Chicago)
6⅓ Eduardo Rodriguez (4)
Matt Barnes (2⅓)
  Boston Red Sox (AL)
  Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016
Spoiler: Steve Pearce, infield single to the left side off Matt Barnes with one out in the 7th inning
Boston Red Sox 5, Baltimore Orioles 3
Camden Yards (Baltimore)
6 Wade Miley
  Seattle Mariners (AL team in IL game)
  Saturday, July 30, 2016
Spoiler: Kris Bryant one-out out in the 7th inning
Seattle Mariners 4, Chicago Cubs 1
Wrigley Field (Chicago)
6 Wei-Yin Chen
  Miami Marlins (NL)
  Thursday, June 2, 2016
Spoiler: Jung Ho Kang, lead-off single in the 7th inning
Miami Marlins 4, Pittsburgh Pirates 3
Marlins Park (Miami)
6 Nathan Eovaldi
  New York Yankees (AL)
  Monday, April 25, 2016
Spoiler: Nomar Mazara, lead-off single in the 7th inning
New York Yankees 3, Texas Rangers 1
Globe Life Park (Arlington)
6 Jameson Taillon
  Pittsburgh Pirates (NL)
  Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Spoiler: Curtis Granderson, single to right to lead off the 7th inning
Pittsburgh Pirates 4, New York Mets 0
Citi Field (New York)
6 Jeff Samardzija
  San Francisco Giants (NL)
  Sunday, August 21, 2016
Spoiler: Curtis Granderson, double to lead off the 7th inning
New York Mets 2, San Francisco Giants 0
AT&T Park (San Francisco)
6 Brandon Finnegan
  Cincinnati Reds (NL)
  Saturday, August 20, 2016
Spoiler: Adrian Gonzalez, singled to center to lead off the 7th inning
Cincinnati Reds 11, Los Angeles Dodgers 1
Chase Field (Phoenix)
6 Matt Wisler
  Atlanta Braves (NL)
  Thursday, August 25, 2016
Spoiler: Paul Goldschmidt, bloop single to right to lead off the 7th inning
Atlanta Braves 3, Arizona Diamondbacks 1
Chase Field (Phoenix)
6 Marco Estrada
  Toronto Blue Jays (AL)
  Monday, Sept. 19, 2016
Spoiler: Robinson Cano, single up the middle to lead off the 7th inning
Toronto Blue Jays 3, Seattle Mariners 2
Safeco Field (Seattle)
6 Taijuan Walker
  Seattle Mariners (AL)
  Friday, Sept. 14, 2016
Spoiler: Kole Calhoun, single to lead off the 7th inning
Seattle Mariners 8, Los Angeles Angels 0
Angel Stadium (Anaheim)
6 Kendall Graveman
  Oakland Athletics (AL)
  Friday, Sept. 23, 2016
Spoiler: Carlos Gomez, single to short to lead off the 7th inning
Texas Rangers vs. Oakland Athletics
O.co Coliseum (Oakland)

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