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Overturned safe call sends A's-Rays to extras

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ST. PETERSBURG -- A's manager Bob Melvin won his fourth replay challenge in 10 tries this year in the ninth inning at Tropicana Field on Thursday, when a safe call of Desmond Jennings' stolen base was overturned.

The Rays' Jennings was ruled safe by second-base umpire Pat Hoberg with two outs in a tied game on a stolen-base attempt, and A's second baseman Eric Sogard signaled Melvin out of the dugout, believing he made the tag.

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ST. PETERSBURG -- A's manager Bob Melvin won his fourth replay challenge in 10 tries this year in the ninth inning at Tropicana Field on Thursday, when a safe call of Desmond Jennings' stolen base was overturned.

The Rays' Jennings was ruled safe by second-base umpire Pat Hoberg with two outs in a tied game on a stolen-base attempt, and A's second baseman Eric Sogard signaled Melvin out of the dugout, believing he made the tag.

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Melvin challenged the ruling, and the overturned call ended the frame in an eventual 11-inning game that saw the Rays win, 5-2, on a walk-off home run.

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Desmond Jennings, Eric Sogard