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Enrique Hernandez thought ball 3 was ball 4, so umpire Todd Tichenor set him straight

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In the third inning of the Dodgers' 4-1 win over the Cubs in Game 2 of the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World on Sunday, Los Angeles was attempting a rally. With runners on first and second and two outs, left fielder Enrique Hernandez was at the plate.

Hernandez staged a lengthy at-bat with Cubs left-hander Jon Lester, eventually drawing a walk to load the bases on -- er, at least he thought he'd worked a walk.

Problem was, the count was 2-2, not 3-2. Hernandez basically trotted down to first base, only to have home-plate umpire Todd Tichenor remind him of the situation with some emphatic hand gestures: 

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Hey, it happens!

With the Dodgers staked to a 2-0 series lead, the NLCS now shifts to Chicago. Tune in to Game 3, Tuesday, 9 p.m. ET/8 CT/6 PT on TBS.

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