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Yanks score run after challenge overturns call at plate

Replay shows Ellsbury beats tag of Perez, extending NY rally in KC

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KANSAS CITY -- The Yankees won a challenge and gained a run against the Royals on Monday night.

The final run of New York's four-run seventh came on a sacrifice fly by Brian McCann, but that's not initially how it was ruled.

With the Yankees leading, 5-1, and one out and runners on the corners, McCann skied a fly ball to right fielder Lorenzo Cain. Jacoby Ellsbury tagged from third, Cain fired home and home-plate umpire ruled that Royals catcher Salvador Perez tagged out Ellsbury for the third out.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi challenged, and replay officials in New York overturned the call.

Jackson Alexander 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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