Settle down all you Jeffrey Maier comparison-makers.
Victor Martinez's game-tying home run in Detroit's 8-6 victory over Oakland was a homer, just as the umpires ruled after a replay review.
Watch Tuesday's controversial play from Game 4 of the ALDS:
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But you have to wonder if the fan holding his beer towel over the fence was a distraction to A's right fielder Josh Reddick.
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The A's were looking to close out the series with a win and were leading the Tigers 4-3 at the time. That's when Martinez led off the bottom half of the seventh with the long drive to right field and "it" happened. Reddick lept nearly into the seats, but had the ball snatched away by a pair of beer-swilling Tigers fans. Now the umps were on the spot. And they stood by the original home run call.
Predictably, Twitter lit up with takes from all angles:
FOX Sports Live panelist and former World Series champion Gabe Kapler weighed in.
That's an HR, traj...