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Rangers lose challenge on double play

Rangers lose challenge on double play

KANSAS CITY -- The Rangers lost a challenge in the top of the sixth at Kauffman Stadium.

Texas manager Ron Washington challenged first-base umpire Fieldin Culbreth's ruling of a completed double play by the Royals.

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With the game deadlocked at 1, Adrian Beltre bounced into the twin-killing, and replay officials in New York ruled that Culbreth's call stands and Beltre remained out.

It was the third double play Texas had grounded into on the night.

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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