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Angels lose challenge, miss out on double play

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ANAHEIM -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia lost his challenge in the third inning on Wednesday, when umpires didn't have conclusive evidence to overturn a call on a bang-bang play at first base.

Astros outfielder Alex Presley hit a comeback that Jered Weaver fired to second for a force out, then was ruled safe at first by umpire Quinn Wolcott, avoiding the double play.

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ANAHEIM -- Angels manager Mike Scioscia lost his challenge in the third inning on Wednesday, when umpires didn't have conclusive evidence to overturn a call on a bang-bang play at first base.

Astros outfielder Alex Presley hit a comeback that Jered Weaver fired to second for a force out, then was ruled safe at first by umpire Quinn Wolcott, avoiding the double play.

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After going to replay, umpires ruled that the call would stand. The Astros, however, did not score that inning.

Scioscia is now 6-for-13 in challenges this season. 

Alden Gonzalez is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Gonzo and "The Show", and follow him on Twitter @Alden_Gonzalez.

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