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Call overturned as Ausmus wins challenge

Dozier out at second on stolen base attempt in third inning

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Tigers manager Brad Ausmus successfully challenged a call in the third inning of Saturday's game against the Twins at Target Field.

With Detroit leading, 2-0, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier drew a two-out walk. With Joe Mauer at the plate, Dozier tried to steal second base, but the Tigers called a pitchout on the play. Dozier originally was ruled safe on catcher Bryan Holaday's throw, but after Ausmus requested a review, the umpires ruled that shortstop Andrew Romine tagged Dozier on the hip before the baserunner's hand reached the bag.

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The time of Saturday's review was one minute, 28 seconds. Ausmus is 4-for-7 on challenges this season.

Patrick Donnelly is a contributor to

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