However, third-base umpire Mike Estabrook immediately ruled that Votto hit a double since the ball hit the top of the wall and returned into play. After a replay review ordered by crew chief Jerry Layne on the boundary call, the double was confirmed.
The Reds were not able to get Votto home as Peralta retired the rest of the side in order.
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