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Replay confirms Brantley's double in first inning

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DETROIT -- The Indians found themselves inches away from an early lead in the first inning of the nightcap of Saturday's doubleheader against the Tigers.

With the bases empty during a scoreless game, Michael Brantley launched one off Comerica Park's right-field fence that appeared to hit right off the yellow line, which is in play. It was ruled a live ball, and a 40-second crew chief review, initiated by Laz Diaz, confirmed that call.

Brantley was credited with a double, his sixth hit of the series against the Tigers, but did not score.

Matt Slovin 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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