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Rangers lose challenge, benefit from crew-chief review

Overturned call in seventh helps Lewis get out of inning

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KANSAS CITY -- Rangers manager Ron Washington lost a challenge Monday night that could have potentially gained his team a run.

Washington challenged the ruling on catcher Tomas Telis' inning-ending double play in the top of the second. Telis rolled a grounder to Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar with runners on the corners and one out. Escobar flipped to second for the force, then Omar Infante relayed to first, just beating Telis.

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Replay officials in New York ruled that first-base umpire Rob Drake's call would stand and the score remained, 1-0, Kansas City.

The Rangers benefited from a crew-chief review in the bottom of the seventh.

Jarrod Dyson smacked a leadoff double to right, but he overran second base and had to scamper back to the bag. First baseman Adam Rosales, trailing the play, met him there, but second-base umpire Fieldin Culbreth deemed that Dyson avoided Rosales' tag.

The umpires initiated a crew-chief review, and officials in New York overturned the call.

Lewis retired the next two batters for a scoreless seventh.

Jackson Alexander 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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