yes, computers often play (7.a3 Be7 8.Qe2) 8...e5 (or 9...e5)

humans in Blitz rarely play it.

Here are 20 games eith it asmFish - Komodo , Houdini

20 moves only , TCEC-like time control

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1. e4 c5 2. Nf3 d6 3. d4 cxd4 4. Nxd4 Nf6 5. Nc3 a6 6. Be3 e6 7. a3 Be7
01, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 d5 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 d4 13.O-O-O O-O 14. Qf3 Nc6 15. Bc4 Rc8 16. Nd5 Bd6 17.Nxf6+ Qxf6 18. Kb1 Bxf4 19. Qxf4 Rcd8 20. g4 Qd6 a-k,52,24
07, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 d5 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Nc6 13.O-O-O d4 14. Qf3 O-O 15. Bc4 Rc8 16. Nd5 Bd6 17.Nxf6+ Qxf6 18. Kb1 Ne5 19. Bxe5 Bxe5 20. Bd3 Qc6 a-k,30,26
06, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 d5 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 O-O 13. Qf3 Nc6 14.O-O-O d4 15. Bc4 h6 16. Rhe1 Rc8 17. Ba2 Qb6 18. Ne4 Rfd8 19. Qg3 Nxe4 20. Rxe4 Bf6 k-a,21,28
04, 8. Qe2 O-O 9.O-O-O e5 10. Nf5 Bxf5 11. exf5 d5 12. f4 exf4 13. Bxf4 d4 14. Qf3 Nc6 15. Bc4 h6 16. Rhe1 Rc8 17. Ba2 Qb6 18. Ne4 Rfd8 19. Qg3 Nxe4 20. Rxe4 Bf6 k-a,22,19
05, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 d5 11. f4 exf4 12. Bxf4 Nc6 13.O-O-O d4 14. g4 O-O 15. g5 Nd5 16. Nxd5 Qxd5 17. f6 Bxa3 18. bxa3 Rfe8 19. Bg2 Qa2 20. Qd3 Na5 a-k,00,00
03, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 d5 11. Bg5 Qb6 12.O-O-O d4 13. Ne4 Nbd7 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15.Nxf6+ Bxf6 16. Qe4 O-O-O 17. Rd3 Qd6 18. Rb3 Qd5 19. Bd3 Qxe4 20. Bxe4 Rd7 a-k,35,08
09, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nf5 Bxf5 10. exf5 d5 11. Bg5 Qb6 12.O-O-O d4 13. Ne4 Nbd7 14. Bxf6 Nxf6 15.Nxf6+ Bxf6 16. h4 O-O-O 17. g4 h6 18. Bg2 Rd7 19. Rh3 Qc5 20. Qe4 Qe7 a-k,23,36
02, 8. Qe2 O-O 9.O-O-O e5 10. Nf5 Bxf5 11. exf5 d5 12. Bg5 d4 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ne4 Nd7 15. h4 Rc8 16. g4 Be7 17. g5 f6 18. Kb1 Kh8 19. Bg2 Nb6 20. gxf6 Bxf6 k-a,42,25
10, 8. Qe2 O-O 9.O-O-O e5 10. Nf5 Bxf5 11. exf5 d5 12. Bg5 d4 13. Bxf6 Bxf6 14. Ne4 Be7 15. g4 Nd7 16. h4 Rc8 17. g5 f6 18. Kb1 Kh8 19. Bg2 Nc5 20. Nxc5 Rxc5 ˙ k-a,35,55
08, 8. Qe2 e5 9. Nb3 Be6 10. f3 Nbd7 11. g4 Nc5 12. Nxc5 dxc5 13. h4 b5 14. Qf2 Qc7 15.O-O-O b4 16. axb4 cxb4 17. Nd5 Bxd5 18. exd5 O-O 19. h5 b3 20. Kb1 Qxc2+ k-a,00,00
(Nf5) --------------
26, 22
01, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 d5 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 d4 13.O-O-O O-O 14.Qf3 Nc6 15.Bc4 Rc8 16.Nd5 Bd6 17.Nxf6+ Qxf6 18.Kb1 Bxf4 19.Qxf4 Rcd8 20.g4 Qd6 a-k,52,24
02, 8.Qe2 O-O 9.O-O-O e5 10.Nf5 Bxf5 11.exf5 d5 12.Bg5 d4 13.Bxf6 Bxf6 14.Ne4 Nd7 15.h4 Rc8 16.g4 Be7 17.g5 f6 18.Kb1 Kh8 19.Bg2 Nb6 20.gxf6 Bxf6 k-a,42,25
03, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 d5 11.Bg5 Qb6 12.O-O-O d4 13.Ne4 Nbd7 14.Bxf6 Nxf6 15.Nxf6+ Bxf6 16.Qe4 O-O-O 17.Rd3 Qd6 18.Rb3 Qd5 19.Bd3 Qxe4 20.Bxe4 Rd7 a-k,35,08
04, 8.Qe2 O-O 9.O-O-O e5 10.Nf5 Bxf5 11.exf5 d5 12.f4 exf4 13.Bxf4 d4 14.Qf3 Nc6 15.Bc4 h6 16.Rhe1 Rc8 17.Ba2 Qb6 18.Ne4 Rfd8 19.Qg3 Nxe4 20.Rxe4 Bf6 k-a,21,28
05, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 d5 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 Nc6 13.O-O-O d4 14.g4 O-O 15.g5 Nd5 16.Nxd5 Qxd5 17.f6 Bxa3 18.bxa3 Rfe8 19.Bg2 Qa2 20.Qd3 Na5 a-k,00,00
06, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 d5 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 O-O 13.Qf3 Nc6 14.O-O-O d4 15.Bc4 h6 16.Rhe1 Rc8 17.Ba2 Qb6 18.Ne4 Rfd8 19.Qg3 Nxe4 20.Rxe4 Bf6 k-a,22,19
07, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 d5 11.f4 exf4 12.Bxf4 Nc6 13.O-O-O d4 14.Qf3 O-O 15.Bc4 Rc8 16.Nd5 Bd6 17.Nxf6+ Qxf6 18.Kb1 Ne5 19.Bxe5 Bxe5 20.Bd3 Qc6 a-k,30,26
08, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nb3 Be6 10.f3 Nbd7 11.g4 Nc5 12.Nxc5 dxc5 13.h4 b5 14.Qf2 Qc7 15.O-O-O b4 16.axb4 cxb4 17.Nd5 Bxd5 18.exd5 O-O 19.h5 b3 20.Kb1 Qxc2+ k-a,00,00
09, 8.Qe2 e5 9.Nf5 Bxf5 10.exf5 d5 11.Bg5 Qb6 12.O-O-O d4 13.Ne4 Nbd7 14.Bxf6 Nxf6 15.Nxf6+ Bxf6 16.h4 O-O-O 17.g4 h6 18.Bg2 Rd7 19.Rh3 Qc5 20.Qe4 Qe7 a-k,23,36
10, 8.Qe2 O-O 9.O-O-O e5 10.Nf5 Bxf5 11.exf5 d5 12.Bg5 d4 13.Bxf6 Bxf6 14.Ne4 Be7 15.g4 Nd7 16.h4 Rc8 17.g5 f6 18.Kb1 Kh8 19.Bg2 Nc5 20.Nxc5 Rxc5 k-a,35,55