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Red Sox get safe call overturned at first base

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CLEVELAND -- A call at first base was challenged by the Red Sox and subsequently overturned during Wednesday night's game with the Indians.

With one out and a man on in the fifth inning, Tribe third baseman Mike Aviles hit a chopper to shortstop Stephen Drew, who fielded it and threw to first as Aviles approached the bag. First-base umpire Greg Gibson called Aviles safe.

Red Sox manager John Farrell used his manager's challenge. After review, the ruling on the field was overturned and Aviles was out on a 6-3 grounder.

Farrell challenged a pair of calls during Monday's series opener with the Indians, winning the first and losing the next.

Alec Shirkey 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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