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Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Cubs lose their first replay challenge

By Jesse Rogers

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria lost his first replay challenge of the spring.

Umpires upheld their on-field ruling that Cubs batter Ryan Kalish was out at first base on a grounder in the fourth inning against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.

Kalish hit a ball to shortstop Brad Miller and was ruled out by first-base umpire Dan Bellino. Renteria had a short conversation with him, then asked for a replay that was initiated by Bellino and second-base umpire Hal Gibson.

After a short delay to watch the replay the ruling on the field was upheld.