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Sandberg loses challenge on close play at first

Sandberg loses challenge on close play at first

PHILADELPHIA -- Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg lost a challenge in the ninth inning of Friday's 9-5 win over the D-backs at Citizens Bank Park.

With the Phillies leading, 9-4, pinch-hitter Tuffy Gosewisch legged out an infield single, but the play was close enough for Sandberg to call for a review.

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Replay clearly showed Gosewisch getting to the bag before first baseman Darin Ruf.

Umpires confirmed the call in 35 seconds.

Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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