Umpire Gabe Morales explains Wilmer Flores strikeout call: 'I thought he went'

After the Los Angeles Dodgers solidified the victory over the Giants in Game 5 of the National League Division Series, Morales explained what he saw.

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San Francisco Giants' Wilmer Flores, 권리, is called out swinging in front of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith for the final out of the ninth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, 10 월. 14, 2021, in San Francisco.

San Francisco GiantsWilmer Flores, 권리, is called out swinging in front of Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Will Smith for the final out of the ninth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, 10 월. 14, 2021, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

The plate umpire appealed the check swing to me. I thought he went, so I called it a swing,” Morales said, 통하다 MLB.com. “Check swings are one of the hardest calls we have. I don’t have the benefit of multiple camera angles when I’m watching it live. When it happened live, I thought he went, so that’s why I called it a swing.

Flores said after the game he didn’t think he went around.

Home plate umpire Gabe Morales during the Toronto Blue Jays' MLB game against the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre on August 9, 2018 in Toronto, 캐나다.

Home plate umpire Gabe Morales during the Toronto Blue JaysMLB game against the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre on August 9, 2018 in Toronto, 캐나다. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

I don’t think I went. Every at-bat matters in a close game, but there are some things you can’t control,” 그는 말했다.

WILMER FLORES STRIKEOUT TO END GIANTSSEASON IN NLDS CAUSES CONTROVERSY

궁극적으로, it was Cody Bellinger who gave the Dodgers the late-game heroics, singling home Justin Turner in the top of the ninth inning to give Los Angeles the 2-1 리드.

Pitcher Max Scherzer would make the final appearance and strike out Flores.

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger reacts after hitting an RBI single against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, 10 월. 14, 2021, in San Francisco.

Los Angeles DodgersCody Bellinger reacts after hitting an RBI single against the San Francisco Giants during the ninth inning of Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, 10 월. 14, 2021, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

Los Angeles will play the Atlanta Braves in the National League Championship Series for the right to go to the World Series. The defending-champion Dodgers will look to play for the title for the fourth time in five years.

The Giants, who won the National League West division with 107 승리, will have to watch the remainder of the playoffs from home.

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