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Gardy gets call at first base overturned

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins manager Ron Gardenhire successfully challenged a play at first base to end the top of the sixth inning of Wednesday's game against the Tigers.

With two outs, Rajai Davis hit a slow roller back to pitcher Kyle Gibson, who threw to first in an attempt to get the speedy Davis. Davis was initially ruled safe by first-base umpire Jim Joyce.

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Twins manager Ron Gardenhire successfully challenged a play at first base to end the top of the sixth inning of Wednesday's game against the Tigers.

With two outs, Rajai Davis hit a slow roller back to pitcher Kyle Gibson, who threw to first in an attempt to get the speedy Davis. Davis was initially ruled safe by first-base umpire Jim Joyce.

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Gardenhire came out and challenged, and after a review that lasted two minutes and 34 seconds, the call on the field was overturned.

Gardenhire has now challenged 36 calls this season and had 20 overturned.

Rhett Bollinger is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Bollinger Beat, and follow him on Twitter @RhettBollinger.

 

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