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Giants get hit-by-pitch call overturned

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NEW YORK -- The Giants successfully challenged a second-inning call in Friday night's series opener against the New York Mets, correctly charging that Mets left fielder Chris Young had not been hit by Ryan Vogelsong's 1-1 pitch.

Video replays showed that the pitch struck Young's bat instead, which caused the ruling to be overturned. Instead of going to first base, Young popped out to shortstop Brandon Crawford.

Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, and follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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