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Leonys Martin traps ball but umpires miss call (Video)

Leonys Martin catchThe umpires for the tie-breaking game between the Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays on Monday missed a call in the seventh inning that cost the Rays a run.

The Rays had runners on first and second with two outs in the top of the seventh and Delmon Young up. Young hit a ball to center field that actually landed for a hit, but Leonys Martin confused the umpires by scooping the ball.

Instant replay showed that Martin trapped the ball, but the six umpires missed it. Instead of being up 5-2, the Rays’ lead remained 4-2.

Below is a GIF that shows the trap more clearly:

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