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Dodgers: NLDS Umpire Gives His Take on the Checked Swing Call Head Around the World

The Dodgers came back down 2 games to 1 and defeated the Giants in the NLDS. After a full year of the 2 NL West teams exchanging blows in the division race, Los Angeles moves on and kicked San Francisco out of the postseason.

Naturally, Game 5 came with every bit of drama that you would expect from the Dodgers and Giants. That included a controversial checked-swing call that ended the game. Luckily, this time it was Los Angeles that benefited.

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Wilmer Flores appeared to check his swing on the replay, though it was very close.