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Call at second stands after Matheny challenges

CHICAGO -- Matt Carpenter was called out in the third inning on a sideways slide into second base that invoked a challenge from manager Cardinals Mike Matheny.

After a 3 minute, 44 second review, replay officials ruled that second-base umpire Mike Muchlinski's original call stands, giving the Cubs' defense its second out of the inning.

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Carpenter was tagged by Cubs second baseman Emilio Bonifacio after lining to center and trying to extend the play. He was credited a single.

The Cardinals had a 1-0 lead at the time of review after Matt Holliday homered in the first.

Daniel Kramer is an associate reporter for

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