{}
CLOSE

Now Commenting On:

Matheny unsuccessful in early challenge vs. Bucs

|
Matheny unsuccessful in early challenge vs. Bucs play video for Matheny unsuccessful in early challenge vs. Bucs

ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals manager Mike Matheny unsuccessfully used a challenge early on Wednesday, when he contended in the first inning that first baseman Matt Adams was safe at third with a triple.

With two runners on and one out, Adams cleared the bases with a hit to center to give the Cardinals a two-run lead. He tried for his fourth triple of the season after rounding second but was thrown out at third by Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen.

Matheny quickly emerged from the dugout, suggesting that third baseman Pedro Alvarez had missed the tag. But after a 55-second review, the call was confirmed, sending Matheny to 2-12 on challenges this season.

Alex Halsted is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

{}
{}
Boys and Girls Club of America

©2014 MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.

The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions. Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy (updated May 24, 2013).

View MLB.com in English | En Español