The signal
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Chronology of the Call

Umpire Doug Eddings puts his hand out, signaling that A.J. Pierzynski swung at the pitch from Kelvim Escobar. (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP)
Paul, believing he caught the third strike, rolls the ball toward the mound, as Pierzynski keeps going. (Stephen Dunn / Getty Images)
Eddings makes a fist, which the Angels interpreted as the third out, but Pierzynski heads for first base. (Fox TV)
HE DIDN’T SELL IT: Umpire Doug Eddings says he made the right call, but he might have changed his actions in the ninth inning. (Charles Rex Arbogast / AP)
DIDN’T YOU DO THIS? That’s what Mike Scioscia seems to be saying to Eddings, but the Angel manager lost the argument, and three pitches later, the Angels lost Game 2. (Stephen J. Carrera / EPA)