Found May 01, 2014 on NESN.com:
BOSTON — Red Sox manager John Farrell hasn’t had much success challenging plays under Major League Baseball’s new replay system. Farrell lost another challenge in the seventh inning of the first game of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park. It was a tough pill to swallow, as Farrell and several members of the Red Sox wholeheartedly disagreed with the call on the field, even after the umpires upheld their initial ruling. “One-for-5 is not a good rate. Yet we’ve got differing opinions,” Farrell said after Thursday’s first game. “We’re challenging the play as it’s called on the field. I really don’t have any comment other than that.” Thursday’s controversial play occurred in the seventh inning with the Rays clinging to a 2-1 lead. Dustin Pedroia was thrown out at home on David Ortiz’s one-out double, and the Red Sox challenged the play in the hopes of tying the game. But although replays showed Pedroia’s foot might have sneaked in ahead of catcher Jose
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