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Red Sox lose challenge on Reyes' defensive gem

Pedroia hustles on grounder to Blue Jays shortstop, who throws him out; call stands

Red Sox lose challenge on Reyes' defensive gem

BOSTON -- Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia grounded a ball off Blue Jays reliever Aaron Sanchez toward the hole and attempted to leg out the throw on a sparkling play by shortstop Jose Reyes in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's 4-2 Toronto victory.

First-base umpire Mark Wegner called Pedroia out on the close play, and Boston manager John Farrell came out to talk to him with his team trailing, 3-1.

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Farrell went on to challenge the play, and after a 1-minute and 28-second review, the call on the field stood. Pedroia was out after Reyes' strong throw off his back foot and a nice scoop at first by newly acquired Danny Valencia at first.

Steven Petrella is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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