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V-Mart out at first stands after Tigers' challenge

CLEVELAND -- A play challenged by the Tigers during Wednesday's game with the Indians stood as called.

In the the sixth inning, Detroit bench coach Gene Lamont initiated a managerial challenge when designated hitter Victor Martinez was called out at first on a grounder to shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. Manager Brad Ausmus had been ejected at the plate during the previous at-bat, along with first baseman Miguel Cabrera.

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After a brief replay review, the ruling on the field was upheld. Martinez was out and the inning was over, with the Tigers stranding men on first and second.

Alec Shirkey is an associate reporter for

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