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Beltre's single in 9th scores Choo, Rangers save run with challenge in 3-2 win over Phillies

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Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard (6) splashes his face with a cup of water in the first inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)The Associated Press

Adrian Beltre singled home Shin-Soo Choo with the game winner in the ninth inning, and the Texas Rangers saved a run on a successful replay challenge in a 3-2 victory against the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Choo, who also scored the tying run in the seventh, reached base for the fourth time on a walk to start the ninth against Phillies left-hander Mario Hollands (0-1), who was making his major league debut.

After Elvis Andrus' sacrifice bunt and walk to Prince Fielder, new Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg went to right-hander B.J. Rosenberg. Beltre singled softly left right-center field, scoring Choo without a throw.

New Texas closer Joakim Soria got the win with a perfect ninth inning in his season debut.