A's win replay challenge in ninth inning vs. O's

Safe call at first base overturned when Blanks ruled to have foot on bag

A's win replay challenge in ninth inning vs. O's

BALTIMORE -- Despite his team carrying a 10-run lead, A's manager Bob Melvin opted to challenge a safe call at first base in the bottom of the ninth inning of Sunday's 11-1 win over the Orioles. The call was overturned.

With one out, Jonathan Schoop was deemed safe on a grounder despite an excellent play by first baseman Kyle Blanks, who jumped high for a ball thrown from shortstop Nick Punto and found his way down to the bag seemingly in time for the out.

After Melvin requested a review of the call, it was overturned for the second out of the inning.

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