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Dodgers lose challenge, follow with homer

MLB.com

LOS ANGELES -- With two outs in the seventh inning Wednesday, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly challenged a ruling on the field that Justin Turner did not get hit by a Jordan Zimmermann pitch.

A replay review determined the call would stand and Turner continued his at-bat.

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LOS ANGELES -- With two outs in the seventh inning Wednesday, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly challenged a ruling on the field that Justin Turner did not get hit by a Jordan Zimmermann pitch.

A replay review determined the call would stand and Turner continued his at-bat.

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However, losing the challenge proved fortuitous for the Dodgers, as Turner homered to center field, breaking a scoreless tie and giving the Dodgers a 2-0 lead against the Nationals.

Michael Lananna is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

Washington Nationals, Los Angeles Dodgers, Justin Turner