Marco Estrada loses perfect game in the eighth inning

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Marco Estrada had a whale of a start today for the Jays. Unfortunately, he’s on his way to a no-decision now.

Estrada had set down the first 22 batters he faced, striking out nine, when Logan Forsythe came to the plate for the Tampa Bay Rays and did this:

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The call was challenged, but he was ruled safe. And it was the right call, Joe West making the initial one notwithstanding.

Estrada ended up pitching eight and two-thirds, striking out ten and allowing only two hits. As I write this, the Jays and Rays remain in a scoreless tie after 11 innings.

UPDATE: Chris Colabello just hit a go-ahead homer to break a 0-0 tie in the 12th inning.