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Bryce Harper criticizes MLB over Adrian Gonzalez call

Adrian Gonzalez home replay

Bryce Harper was among the masses who felt that MLB got the call involving Adrian Gonzalez at home plate wrong on Wednesday.

During Game 4 of the NLCS at Dodger Stadium, Gonzalez was trucking around third and heading for home on a two-out single by Andrew Toles. Gonzalez dived and attempted to touch the plate for a run, but the umpires ruled that Jason Heyward’s throw and Wilson Contreras’ tag got him.

Gonzalez got up immediately saying he was safe, and the Dodgers challenged the call.

After FS1 showed replays, many thought Gonzalez actually beat the tag and was safe. So did Harper, whose Nats were eliminated by the Dodgers.

Gonzalez was caught by mics saying that the replay crew should not have gotten the call wrong.

Umpires determined that there was not conclusive evidence to overturn the original call of out, so they let it stand.

Here’s a look at the play:

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