After the review, the call stood as the A's had lost the challenge.
If Grossman had been ruled out, it went have left the Astros with no runners on base and two outs in the inning. Instead, Enrique Hernandez followed with a run-scoring triple and Jose Altuve drove in Hernandez with a single, giving the Astros a 3-1 lead.
Richard Dean is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.