Actually, he was more than ticked.
Watch full highlights from ALCS Game 5 between the Red Sox and Astros on CBS Sports HQ. "That's the best way to describe it. Frustration, and beyond that, to being pissed off because it would have made a big difference".
Quick rewind to the play in question in the bottom of the first.
West, the crew chief working the right-field line at Minute Maid Park, signaled fan interference after Betts was unable to make a jumping grab.
The two teams went back and forth throughout the game, with Boston taking an early 3-1 lead before a George Springer blast and Josh Reddick single tied it up in the third.
"He just said there was fan interference on the field", Hinch said of West's explanation to him for the call.
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Replays showed Betts running to the right field wall to track down Atuve's long flyball, then leaping high with his glove outstretched.
A fan who identified himself as Troy Caldwell, insisted he wasn't reaching out over the fence when the ball hit his hand. It's whoever's playing the best baseball at the time. Game 1 at Fenway Park is on Tuesday, Oct. 23 and will be televised on Fox.
The Red Sox will face either the Los Angeles Dodgers or Milwaukee Brewers in Major League Baseball's championship showcase. With permutations as elevated as they were on Wednesday, there is no excuse. That fan, Jared Tomanek, told ESPN, "The ball was coming hard, we wanted to catch it". The ball bounced off his glove and back into the field of play. "I think it was Pedie, Bogey, Petty, Workman, I think we had three guys".
He won't be the only one.
A controversial fan-interference call stripped Houston Astros designated hitter Jose Altuve of what would have been a game-tying, two-run home run in the first inning of Game 4 of the American League Championship Series on Wednesday. That honor went to outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. The 35-year-old entered the day 4-0 with a 1.15 ERA over his last four postseason starts in which his team faced elimination. The read, the break, the dive, and the guts to make that diving attempt, knowing that a mistake would have cost his team the game and changed the series - that was special.
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Astros bench coach Joe Espada, a leading candidate to replace fired Blue Jays manager John Gibbons, confirmed Jays management has approached him for an in-person interview. After recently losing weight, he threw on flat ground Thursday, leading Cora to say Sale was ready.