Now, does this really matter in the long run? Well, yes.
The Mets and Giants also won to stay a game ahead of the Cardinals in the race for the two NL Wild Card spots, so every result is crucial as the last weekend of the season dawns.
After the apparent mistake by the umpiring crew, more confusion ensued as people covering the game tried to figure out what mechanism, if any, the Reds had to challenge the play.
Is it over? Maybe not.
The Reds could still file a protest.