Gardenhire loses challenge on close play at first

Following review, call stands as Twins' Nunez makes last out in top of eighth

Gardenhire loses challenge on close play at first

HOUSTON -- Twins manager Ron Gardenhire lost a challenge on Tuesday night against the Astros at Minute Maid Park. Gardenhire was challenging an eighth-inning out call at first base by umpire James Hoye.

Hoye ruled Eduardo Nunez was out at first base on a ground ball hit to Astros shortrstop Marwin Gonzalez.

After a review of 2:50, the call stood with Nunez making the final out of the top of the eighth and the Astros ahead, 9-1. Houston won, 10-4.