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Collins loses challenge on J-Up's triple

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NEW YORK -- Mets manager Terry Collins challenged a play in the 10th inning of Sunday's game vs. the Braves, questioning whether a triple should actually be scored a ground-rule double.

Justin Upton had launched a two-out hit off Kyle Farnsworth that went off the wall in center field, and Collins thought that it hit high enough off the wall to be ruled a ground-rule double.

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NEW YORK -- Mets manager Terry Collins challenged a play in the 10th inning of Sunday's game vs. the Braves, questioning whether a triple should actually be scored a ground-rule double.

Justin Upton had launched a two-out hit off Kyle Farnsworth that went off the wall in center field, and Collins thought that it hit high enough off the wall to be ruled a ground-rule double.

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After a review of approximately one minute, the umpires confirmed the call on the field. Upton was awarded a triple, but he was stranded at third base on a popup to end the inning.

Spencer Fordin is a reporter for MLB.com.

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