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Melvin loses challenge in game vs. Astros

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HOUSTON -- A's manager Bob Melvin lost his challenge of a foul call on Brandon Moss' batted ball in the fifth inning of a 5-5 game in Houston.

With Josh Donaldson standing on first base, Moss lined a ball down the right-field line, and first-base umpire Jerry Meals ruled it was foul. Melvin challenged and, upon further review, the play stood as called, as the replay was inconclusive.

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HOUSTON -- A's manager Bob Melvin lost his challenge of a foul call on Brandon Moss' batted ball in the fifth inning of a 5-5 game in Houston.

With Josh Donaldson standing on first base, Moss lined a ball down the right-field line, and first-base umpire Jerry Meals ruled it was foul. Melvin challenged and, upon further review, the play stood as called, as the replay was inconclusive.

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Moss found his way on base, anyway, ultimately singling against Brad Peacock.

Jane Lee is a reporter for MLB.com. Read her blog, Major Lee-ague, and follow her on Twitter @JaneMLB.

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