Victor Martinez hits controversial game-tying HR

Tigers slugger Victor Martinez and a fan in the right-field bleachers put MLB's instant replay system to the test in the bottom of the seventh of Game 4. Martinez hit a high drive to right that Josh Reddick appeared to have a bead on, but then this happened:

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The ball was obviously interfered with by the fan -- hitting him in the hands -- and the trajectory has it clearing the yellow line, but it's difficult to say whether Reddick would have caught the ball had the guy not put his hands out.

Here's a still image of the moment before it hits:

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You are free to make up your own mind as to whether Reddick would've come down with it. The umpires ruled it a home run on the field and didn't find enough evidence to overturn it upon review.

The home run knots the game at 4-4 in the seventh.

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