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Reds turn two after Price's successful challenge @m_sheldon

PITTSBURGH -- Reds manager Bryan Price successfully challenged a call at first base on Sunday vs. the Pirates that helped get his club a double play.

Pittsburgh had a runner on first base with no outs and a 2-0 lead in the fourth inning when Starling Marte hit a ground ball to second base. Brandon Phillips made a backhanded flip to shortstop Ramon Santiago, who fired a throw to first. Marte was ruled safe by first-base umpire Manny Gonzalez.

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First baseman Todd Frazier gestured that he thought Marte was out, and it brought Price out of the dugout to challenge the call. It was overturned, giving the Reds the 4-6-3 double play. Jordy Mercer followed with a single, but the inning ended with a Chris Stewart popout.

Mark Sheldon is a reporter for Read his blog, Mark My Word, and follow him on Twitter @m_sheldon.

Cincinnati Reds, Starling Marte, Brandon Phillips, Ramon Santiago