Cubs get call at first overturned in first inning

Renteria loses challenge on similar play in sixth

Cubs get call at first overturned in first inning

PITTSBURGH -- Cubs manager Rick Renteria successfully challenged a call at first in the first inning Sunday, and lost a challenge in the sixth.

With one out in the Pirates first, Travis Snider hit a ground ball to shortstop Javier Baez and was called safe at first by umpire Ted Barrett, who felt first baseman Mike Olt was off the bag when he received the throw.

But after a review, the call was overturned, and Snider was out.

Baez had an interesting first inning. He drew a walk with one out and advanced to second on Chris Coghlan's fly ball to left, but after moving past the base failed to touch the bag as he headed back to first. The Pirates appealed and Baez was doubled off to end the inning.

In the sixth, Josh Harrison singled but was then forced at second on Snider's grounder. Renteria challenged that Snider was out, but the call was confirmed.

Carrie Muskat is a reporter for She writes a blog, Muskat Ramblings, and you can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.