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Texas' challenge on double play unsuccessful

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ARLINGTON -- Rangers manager Ron Washington took a chance on challenging a double-play ball hit by Adrian Beltre in the eighth inning Saturday night against the Red Sox.

With the Rangers trailing 8-3, Beltre hit a bouncer back to Boston reliever Junichi Tazawa, who threw to shortstop Xander Bogaerts at second. Replays showed that Bogaerts' throw narrowly beat Beltre to first base, completing the double play.

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ARLINGTON -- Rangers manager Ron Washington took a chance on challenging a double-play ball hit by Adrian Beltre in the eighth inning Saturday night against the Red Sox.

With the Rangers trailing 8-3, Beltre hit a bouncer back to Boston reliever Junichi Tazawa, who threw to shortstop Xander Bogaerts at second. Replays showed that Bogaerts' throw narrowly beat Beltre to first base, completing the double play.

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The ruling was confirmed after a review of one minute, 10 seconds.

Todd Wills is a contributor to MLB.com.

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