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Tigers, A's both win replay challenges

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OAKLAND -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus successfully challenged an out call by first-base umpire Paul Emmel in the top of the second inning of Wednesday's game against the Oakland Athletics.

J.D. Martinez was originally ruled out on the back end of a double play that would have ended the inning. After a replay of a minute and 49 seconds, the call was overturned as it was determined that Martinez was safe, and the inning continued with Alex Avila grounding out to second base.

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The A's were on the winning end of a replay challenge themselves in the top of the ninth inning after Miguel Cabrera was ruled safe at second in his attempt to stretch a hit into a double. A's manager Bob Melvin challenged the call, and replay review overturned the call, ruling Cabrera out to end the inning.

Rick Eymer is contributor to

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