It appeared that Maddon was questioning whether second baseman Ryan Flaherty, who was covering first, had his foot on the bag when receiving the throw from third baseman Manny Machado.
"Why not?" Maddon said. "I had an opportunity to find out without question if he [Hanigan] was out or safe."
It took just 47 seconds to confirm the umpire's call that Hanigan was out.
Jim Hawkins is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.