The Houston Astros lost a crucial game to the Boston Red Sox after a fan was deemed to have interfered with play.
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Officials decided that an Astros fan in the crowd, who tried to catch the ball, had stopped Red Sox fielder Mookie Betts from catching it.
The decision cost Jose Altuve a first-innings two-run home run that would have drawn the Astros level at 2-2.
"What would you do as a fan? I would do the same," Altuve said after Astros lost the play-offs game 8-6.
The officials in Wednesday's game had originally ruled in favour of the Red Sox, deciding that Altuve was out as a result of fan interference when Betts' glove reached over the back wall and into the front row of spectators.
After protests from Astros manager AJ Hinch, the decision went for an umpire review - but following further video analysis which lasted more than three minutes, the decision was upheld.
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