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Call stands after D-backs challenge play at second

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NEW YORK -- D-backs manager Kirk Gibson lost a challenge in the fourth inning of Game 2 of Arizona's doubleheader against the Mets on Sunday.

With Anthony Recker at first base, Daisuke Matsuzaka laid down a sacrifice bunt to advance the runner. D-backs catcher Tuffy Gosewisch fielded it and threw down to second to try and get the lead runner.

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Recker slid hard into second and was called safe after Gosewisch's foot was pulled off the bag. Gibson asked for a challenge, but after a four-minute, eight-second review, the call stood.

Chris Iseman is a contributor to

New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuffy Gosewisch, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Chris Owings, Anthony Recker