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With two outs, Rosales sent a drive to left that appeared to easily clear the 19-foot-high outfield wall and strike a metal railing. Melvin asked Hernandez and his crew to review the hit, and three umpires left the field to view replays in a designated area near their dressing room.

After a lengthy delay, the umpires returned and instructed Rosales, who was set to sprint home, to stay at second, a decision that shocked him the A’s, the Indians, 14,000 fans in attendance at Progressive Field and people watching on television.

Following Thursday’s game, Rosales shrugged when he was told about Torre’s ruling.

“That’s the final decision,” he said. “I mean, there’s nothing else you can do about it. Once it happened, it happened. It’s over, that was yesterday. Just got to move on from it and continue forward.”

Bartolo Colon (3-2) was tagged for three homers in four innings by the Indians, who swept a four-game set from the A’s for the first time since 1999.

“He didn’t look awful,” Melvin said. “The velocity was there, the balls he got in the middle of the plate they hit and they did it the whole series. So, sometimes the other team just beats you and today that was the case. We had a couple chances early on, and we didn’t come through.

“And every time they had an opportunity, they did.”

Melvin brought his lineup card to home plate before Thursday’s game for his first face-to-face meeting with Hernandez and his crew since the disputed ruling. Melvin was cordial and returned to the dugout after having joked earlier he hoped he wouldn’t get ejected.

Did he say anything to the umps?

“Nope,” he said. “Just ‘Hi.’ That’s fine by me.”

Randy Marsh, MLB’s director of umpires, attended Thursday’s game. Marsh did not comment specifically on the disputed play, but was sent to Cleveland to speak with the umpires and make sure the replay equipment was functioning properly.

Marsh said everything appeared to be in order.

For the A’s, their four days in Cleveland couldn’t have gone much worse. Oakland came to town after winning two of three against the Yankees, but the majors’ top-scoring team managed just eight runs in four games against the Indians.

“They’re playing great, can’t do anything wrong,” Melvin said. “And we’re struggling. That’s what happened. What happened last night shouldn’t affect today. They just beat us.”