The Toronto Blue Jays have a long-standing history of pitchers who have come so incredibly close to throwing a no-hitter. Of course, there’s Dave Stieb who was just one strike away in back-to-back starts.
There’s Roy Halladay who was one strike away from a perfect game in his second big league start. And then there was Dustin McGowan who also flirted with a no-hitter when he was just two outs away in 2007.
Brandon Morrow added himself to that lengthy list of near no-hitters by a Blue Jay, but there’s nothing to be ashamed of for that. For this week’s Flashback Friday, we take a look back at Brandon Morrow’s one-hitter against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 8th, 2010.