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Upon further review, Venable granted home run

Upon further review, Venable granted home run

Upon further review, Venable granted home run
HOUSTON -- Will Venable hit his sixth homer of the season in the third inning, a solo shot to right field, but it took him a couple minutes to reach home plate after umpires originally ruled the hit a triple.

Venable's line drive off Astros starter Jordan Lyles floated over right fielder Brian Bogusevic's head, hitting off a fan's arms and bouncing back into the field of play. Venable stopped at third base.

Padres manager Bud Black came out of the dugout to argue the call with second-base umpire and crew chief Derryl Cousins. The umpires agreed to look at the hit on video review and overturned the original decision.

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Venable jogged home from third, giving the Padres a 1-0 lead.

Clark Goble 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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