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Jordan Baker - 71

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 6.5 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2014 season...worked the 2017 NL Wild Card Game...has been a professional umpire since the 2005 season...in 2013, he worked in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League...was assigned to his first Major League game on June 24, 2012...previously umpired in the Arizona League, Appalachian League, New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Hawaii Winter League, Florida State League, Southern League, International League and Pacific Coast League...worked 199 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion to the full-time staff in 2014.

PERSONAL: Born in December 1981...resides in Oklahoma.

Lance Barksdale - 23

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 15 Years

CAREER: Was named to the Major League staff in July 2006...was assigned to the 2013 NL Wild Card Game; the 2017 AL Wild Card Game;  the 2014-16 ALDS; the 2018 NLDS; and the 2017 NLCS...umpired in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 and worked the first round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Mexico City, as well as the 2017 WBC...was the left field umpire for the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City...was behind the plate when Arizona's Randy Johnson tied the Major League record for strikeouts in a game with 20 on May 8, 2001 vs. Cincinnati...uniquely, Lance was the third base umpire for no-hitters on the last day of the season in both 2013 (Henderson Alvarez) and 2014 (Jordan Zimmermann)...worked in the Appalachian League (1993), the South Atlantic League (1994-95), the Florida State League (1995-96), the Florida Instructional League ('96), the Southern League (1997), the Pacific Coast League (1998-2005), the Arizona Fall League (1999-2000) and the International League (2006).

PERSONAL: Born in March 1967 in Mississippi...resides in Mississippi...he and wife Jennifer have a daughter, Jordan, and a son, Hayden...enjoys playing sports and coaching his kids.

Lance Barrett - 94

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 6.5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2014...worked his first Major League game on October 1, 2010 between the Cubs and the Astros in Houston...worked in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League before being appointed to the Major League staff...began as a Minor League umpire in 2003...previously umpired in Florida Extended Spring Training (2003), Appalachian League (2003), Florida Instructional League (2003), South Atlantic League (2004), California League (2005), Eastern League (2006-08), Venezuela Winter League (2006-07), International League (2008-11), Arizona Fall League (2008-09), Dominican Winter League (2010-11) and Pacific Coast League (2012-13)...had worked 237 big-league games as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion to the full-time staff in 2014.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1984...resides in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife Cheryl, daughters Sadie and Caroline and son Wyatt...graduated from Crowley High School in Crowley, Texas in 2002...in the offseason, he enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Ted Barrett, Crew Chief - 65

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 22 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed crew chief for the 2013 season...has worked AL Wild Card Games (2012-13, 15-16); Division Series (2000-03, 06-07, 11, 14, 18); the League Championship Series (2005, 08-10, 12-13, 15-16); the 2007, 2011, 2014 and 2018 World Series; the 2007 and 2018 All-Star Games; and the 2004 Japan All-Star Tour...served as the crew chief for 2018 ASG and World Series...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...is the only umpire ever to work the plate for multiple perfect games (David Cone's on July 18, 1999 and Matt Cain's on June 13, 2012); he also called balls and strikes for Ervin Santana's no-hitter on July 27, 2011 and was at first base for Seattle's combined no-hitter on June 8, 2012, just five days before Cain's gem...Ted and Eric Cooper are tied for most no-hitters called as the plate umpire, with three apiece...was the plate umpire for Greg Maddux's 300th win on August 7, 2004...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006 and participated in MLB's Umpire Camp for Marines as an instructor in March 2009 in San Diego...worked the first round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Mexico City and was crew chief for the 2013 WBC Championship Game...previously worked in the Pacific Coast League (1993-99), Arizona Fall League (1993-95), Texas League (1992), California League (1990-91), Arizona Instructional League (1989-90) and the Northwest League (1989)...began his pro­career in extended spring training upon graduating from the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1989...in 2018, Ted and Jeff Nelson became the first two umpires ever to be inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame.

PERSONAL: Reverend Doctor Ted Barrett...born in July 1965 in Washington state and grew up in North Tonawanda, NY...resides in Arizona...married Tina Marie...has three children: Andrew James, Amanda Marie and Adam Thomas...Andrew, who is currently a Minor League Baseball umpire, served in the Air Force while Adam is now in the U.S. Army...recently completed his doctorate in theology...was the captain of the football team at Cal State Hayward, from which he graduated with a degree in Kinesiology in 1988...was the recipient of the 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award from his alma mater, which is now known as Cal State East Bay...also attended Foothill Junior Col­lege, where he played football and basketball...1983 graduate of Los Altos High School where he was a three-sport athlete...competed as an amateur boxer...played semi-pro baseball in the San Jose area...ordained as a minister in March 2007...co-founder of Calling For Christ (callingforchrist.com), a professional umpire ministry, along with Rob Drake...received a master's degree in Biblical Studies at Trinity University...plans to make a trip to Israel one day...does work on behalf of the charitable organization Umps Care (www.umpscare.com) throughout the year...hobbies include coaching youth sports, participating in church activities, boxing, weight lifting and riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles...after years of work, Ted and his father built a custom motorcycle designed in honor of his late brother Jerry. honor of his late brother Jerry. 

Scott Barry - 87

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 10 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the Major League staff before the 2011 season…worked the 2012 AL Division Series (DET-OAK), the 2014 AL Division Series (DET-BAL), the 2018 NLCS and was the third base umpire for the 2014 All-Star Game in Minnesota...had been called up to the Majors and worked Major League Spring Training each year since 2006 before being promoted to the full-time staff in 2011…first Major League game was June 4, 2006 (Red Sox at Tigers), when Scott was at third base...was a Minor League Baseball umpire from 2000-2010, working in the International League (Triple-A) from 2005-10...previously worked in the Appalachian League (2000-01), South Atlantic League (2001), Midwest League (2002), Carolina League (2002), Arizona Instructional League (2002), Eastern League (2003-04) and the Arizona Fall League (2005-06)...umpired the Orlando round of the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1976 in Michigan, where he still lives...married to Christine with children Cameron and Alex...played three sports at Quincy (MI) High School...graduated from Olivet College in Michigan with a degree in Secondary Education teaching, majoring in social sciences and minoring in health and physical education...played football, basketball, baseball and golf at Olivet...interests include golf, weightlifting, working on classic cars and spending time with friends and family...Scott's favorite career moment was when his brother, a member of the Army, delivered the game ball to the mound at Detroit's Comerica Park after returning from deployment in Iraq, before family and friends.

Dan Bellino - 2

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 9 Years

CAREER: Has umpired MLB games since the 2008 season...was promoted to the full-time MLB staff in 2011...had previously umpired in the New York-Penn, Midwest, Florida State, Eastern, Pacific Coast and International leagues...worked his first major league game between the Orioles and Cubs at Wrigley Field in June 2008...also worked in the Arizona Instructional League, Hawaii Winter League, Arizona Fall League, and Puerto Rico Winter League....has been assigned to Division Series each year from 2014-2018...was selected to work the 2012 Japan Opening Series (OAK-SEA)...worked his first MLB All-Star Game in 2016 at Petco Park in San Diego, serving as the right field umpire, and has worked the World Baseball Classic in Puerto Rico (2013) and Jalisco (2017)...originally wore number 93 through 2011 and in 2012, he requested to change to #2 following the retirement of longtime Umpire Jerry Crawford.

PERSONAL: Resides in Illinois with his wife and their four children...Dan's oldest son is named after his brother, who died unexpectedly during Dan's childhood...born in October 1978...was a catcher for his high school, Loyola Academy in Wilmette, IL...attended Northern Illinois University and managed the men's basketball team under Head Coach Brian Hammel...during his studies at the NIU College of Business, Dan was selected for and attended a semester at Oxford University in London...he continued his education following his undergraduate work, holds a J.D., an MBA, and has passed the Illinois bar exam...worked for the law firm of Morici, Figioli & Associates and served as an aide for federal judge Charles P. Kocoras before attending umpire school...his terminal law school research paper concerned the major league umpire union and 1999 umpires' strike...in 2008, Dan and his father Tony acquired the RE/MAX Superior Properties office in Huntley, IL...he currently manages a suburban law firm and serves as "of counsel" for the international law firm Lowis & Gellen based in Chicago...also owns and manages Elite Extremity MRI of Wisconsin.

Cory Blaser, No. 89

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 7 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2014...worked the 2015 NL Wild Card Game, the 2016 AL Division Series, the 2017 NL Division Series and the 2018 ALDS...worked his first All-Star Game in 2018 in Washington, DC...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...worked his first Major League game on April 24, 2010 between the Colorado Rockies and the Florida Marlins in Denver....began to work in the Minor Leagues in 2002...previously umpired in the Arizona League in 2002, Florida Instructional League (2002-04), Northwest League in 2003, Midwest League in 2004, Carolina League in 2005, Arizona
Instructional League in 2005, Eastern League in 2006-07, Venezuela Winter League in 2007-2008, Arizona Fall League in 2008-09, Dominican Winter League in 2010-11 and Pacific Coast League from 2008-13...had worked 346 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his 2014 promotion.

PERSONAL: Born in December 1981...resides in Colorado with his wife Theresa, daughter Leighton and sons Caden and Declan...graduated from Pomona High School in Arvada, Colorado in 2000...attended Colorado State University and University of Phoenix...in the offseason, he enjoys working out, playing golf, and spending time with his family...is active in Calling for Christ, a professional umpire ministry...began umpiring at age 15 when his father, Robert, introduced it to him as a summer job.

CB Bucknor - 54

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series from 2007-09, 2013 and 2014 (Replay), the 2005 All-Star Game in Detroit and 2016 NL Wild Card Game...worked the 2004 Opening Series between the Devil Rays and the Yankees at the Tokyo Dome...was assigned to the 1996 Hall of Fame Game in Cooperstown...umpired in the New York-Penn League (1990), Florida Instructional League (1990-92), Carolina League (1991-92), Eastern League (1993-94) and International League (1995-99).

PERSONAL: Born in Jamaica, West Indies...moved to the United States in 1973...received a B.S. in Recreation Therapy from the State University of New York at Cortland in 1984…played center field for the SUNY Cortland baseball team...works with the Bonnie Youth Club in Brooklyn, NY and was inducted into the Bonnie's Hall of Fame in 2000...inducted into the Cortland Athletic Hall of Fame in October 2002...inducted into the Brooklyn Parade Ground Baseball League Hall of Fame in 2008...was inducted into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame in 2017 and earned its John Cerutti Sportsmanship Award...has collected toys and helped to organize an annual "treat day" - a holiday party, featuring athletic events, video games, picnics, etc. - for more than 900 children in Jamaica through his Westmoreland Treat 54 Foundation, which awards merit scholarships to primary school and high school students; the Westmoreland Treat 54 Foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2016...spends time in Jamaica in the off-season, helping seniors rehabilitate and furnish their homes.

Vic Carapazza - 19

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 8 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff for the 2013 season...was selected as the right field umpire for the 2014 All-Star Game in Minnesota...has worked the Division Series (2014 NLDS and 2015-17 ALDS) and the 2018 ALCS (HOU-BOS)...collected 304 days of service in the Major Leagues as a call-up umpire in his career before being promoted to the Major League staff...began to work Major League Spring Training in 2009...worked his first Major League game as a call-up umpire on April 9, 2010 (Yankees at Rays)...was a minor league umpire from 2003-12, most recently in the International League (Triple-A) 2010-12...previously umpired in the Gulf Coast League (2003), New York-Penn League (2004), Midwest League (2005), Florida State League (2006), Eastern League (2006-08) and Pacific Coast League (2008-09)...worked in the Dominican Republic Winter League (2007) and the Puerto Rican Winter League (2010).

PERSONAL: Born in July 1979...graduated from Countryside High School in Clearwater, FL in 1998...served in the United States Air Force before enrolling in the Wendelstedt Umpire School in 2003...resides in Florida with his wife and their four daughters...enjoys golfing, traveling, spending time with his family and serving at his church, The Chapel, in Tarpon Springs, FL.

Mark Carlson - 6

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...worked the 2003 and 2017 All-Star Games; the 2017 NL Wild Card Game; the 2007 and 2015 NL Division Series; the 2011 and 2012 ALDS; the 2013, 2014 National League Championship Series; the 2017 and 2018 American League Championship Series; and the 2015 World Series...worked the 2014 Opening Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney, Australia...called balls and strikes for Jered Weaver's no-hitter on May 2, 2012 vs. the Twins...attended the Brinkman-Froemming Umpire School (1993)…umpired in the Pioneer League (1993), Midwest League (1994), Florida State League (1995), Southern League (1996-97), International League (1998-99) and the Arizona Fall League (1998).

PERSONAL: Born in July 1969 in Illinois...resides in Illinois...married to Marie…has two daughters, Grace and Audrey...graduated from Joliet West High School...attended Parkland College in Illinois, where he was a catcher on the baseball team…was inducted to the Parkland College Hall of Fame in February 2016...served in the United States Marine Corps…hobbies include racquetball, hunting and running…competed in a Tough Mudder competition in 2012, featuring a 10-12 mile obstacle course designed to test strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie...works with charitable organizations such as the Will County Old Timers' Association in the off-season…does work on behalf of Umps Care charities...first Major League assignment was an Interleague series between the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

Gary Cederstrom, Crew Chief - 38

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 25 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1997...has worked the 2012 NL Wild Card Game, Division Series (2000, 2003-05, 10-11, 15, 18); the League Championship Series (2001, 2006-09, 12); the 2005, 2011 and 2015 World Series; and the 2003 and 2014 All-Star Games...was selected as the crew chief for the 2014 Midsummer Classic at Target Field, the 2015 NLDS and World Series, the 2016 AL Wild Card Game and NLCS, and the 2017 NL Wild Card Game and ALCS...was behind the plate for the first no-hitter in Mets history, tossed by Johan Santana against the Cardinals, on June 1, 2012...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...attended the Bill Kinnamon Umpire School...previously worked in the Midwest League, Eastern League, American Association and Triple-A Alliance...first game as a Major League Baseball umpire (June 1, 1989) was rained out.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1955 in North Dakota...hometown is Minot, ND...married to Theresa…has three children…received a B.S. in Education from Minot University…the brewmaster enjoys angling and base jumping.

Chris Conroy - 98

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 7.5 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff in June 2013...worked the 2015 AL Wild Card Game, the 2018 ALDS and worked as a Replay Official during the 2014 and 2016 Division Series and the 2018 World Series...worked the 2014 Japan All-Star Series, as well as the 2017 All-Star Game in Miami...began as a Minor League umpire in 2000...worked at the Triple-A level from 2006 until his promotion to the Majors in the summer of 2013...worked 267 Major League games as a call-up umpire since his Major League debut on September 29, 2010...has been assigned to Major League Spring Training since 2009...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Carolina League, Eastern League, Arizona Fall League, Pacific Coast League and International League...worked in the AFL in 2007 and 2009-10.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1974...resides in Pennsylvania.

Eric Cooper - 56

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...worked the 2015-17 AL Wild Card Games; Division Series (2003, 2005-06, 2008-09, 11-14); the 2004-17 NLCS; the 2014 World Series; and the 2005 All-Star Game...worked the San Juan round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic and the 2017 WBC...was one of the Major League Umpires selected to represent MLB during the 2018 Japan All-Star Series with Nippon Professional Baseball...has been the home plate umpire for three no-hitters - including both by former White Sox southpaw Mark Buehrle - which is tied for the most among all active Major League umpires...was behind the dish when Boston's Hideo Nomo tossed a no-hitter vs. Baltimore (4/6/01); when Buehrle blanked Texas (4/18/07); and when Buehrle recorded his perfect game vs. Tampa Bay (7/23/09)...worked Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.'s last Major League game (10/6/01)...worked in the Appalachian League (1990), Midwest League (1991), Florida State League (1992), Eastern League (1993-94), American Association (1995-97) and Pacific Coast League (1998).

PERSONAL: Born in December 1966 in Iowa...resides in Iowa...graduated from Iowa State University in 1989…majored in transportation logistics…played baseball through high school...hobbies include working out, golf and traveling during the offseason.

Fieldin Culbreth, Crew Chief - 25

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 22 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed a crew chief for the 2013 season...has worked the Division Series (2002, 04, 07-08, 12, 14, 17-18); League Championship Series (2000, 03, 06, 09-11); the 2008, 2012 and 2018 World Series; and the 2006 All-Star Game in Pittsburgh…was assigned to the 2008 National League Division Series between the Brewers and Phillies...was on the crew that officiated the 2006 N.L. Championship Series...worked the game when Cal Ripken Jr. recorded his 3,000th hit…previously umpired in the Gulf Coast League, South Atlantic League, Southern League, Pacific Coast League and International League.

PERSONAL: Born in March 1963 in South Carolina...resides in South Carolina...married Claire…has three children: Fieldin IV, Celina and Shannon…attended the University of North Carolina-Charlotte…majored in psychology…played baseball in college on a scholarship and was named to the Sunbelt's All-Conference Team as a pitcher and rightfielder…worked with the Call to Care program…does work on behalf of the charitable organization Umps Care (umpscare.com)...began umpiring in college after an arm injury...spends the offseason conducting speaking engagements…hobbies include fishing, golf and spending time with his family.

Phil Cuzzi - 10

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Wild Card Game (2013 A.L.; 2014 Replay); the Division Series (2003-04, 09, 12, 15-17); the 2005 and 2014 National League Championship Series; the 2017 World Series; and the 2008 All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League, Carolina League, South Atlantic League, Southern League, Triple-A Alliance, International League, American Association, Florida State League and Eastern League...was the home plate umpire for Bud Smith's no-hitter on September 3, 2001.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1955 in New Jersey...resides in New Jersey...married to Gilda...played baseball and football at Belleville High School...participates in community work as a member of the Italian Fiorenti Club in New Jersey...involved with the ALS Association...in 2003, Phil started the Robert Luongo ALS Fund, which raises funds for ALS patient care and research.

Kerwin Danley - 44

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 22 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1998...has worked the Division Series (2000-01, 04, 06, 08, 11, 18); the 2007 American League Championship Series; the 2008 and 2018 World Series; and the 2007 and 2016 All-Star Games...was a Replay Official for the 2015 Division Series...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...previously umpired in the Northwest League (1985), California League (1986), Texas League (1987-89), Pacific Coast League (1990-95) and International League (1996-97).

PERSONAL: Played baseball in college and was named 1983 First-Team All-American...his proudest moment as a Major League umpire was having his father watch him work a Major League game...enjoys working out and playing golf in the offseason.

Gerry Davis, Crew Chief - 12

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 35 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1984...has worked the All-Star Game (1989, 97, 2002); the Wild Card Game (2013-14, 2018); Division Series (1996, 99, 2002-04, 06-09, 11-12, 15, 17); League Championship Series (1990, 92, 95, 98, 2000, 01, 05, 10, 13-14, 18); and World Series (1996, 99, 2004, 09, 12, 17)...served as the crew chief for the World Series in 2009, 2012 and 2017, as well as the 2017 NLDS...in addition to the 2012 Fall Classic, he was the crew chief for the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City...attended the Al Somers Umpire School (1976)...previously worked in the Midwest League (1976-77), Eastern League (1978), American Association (1978-82), Florida Instructional League (1977-78) and Puerto Rico Winter League (1979)...has worked 13 Division Series and 53 Division Series games, both of which are all-time highs...his 151 career Postseason games are the most all-time...he enters the 2019 season with 4,714 games worked, the fourth most in Major League history.

PERSONAL: St. Louis native now resides in Southern California...Together Gerry and his wife, Linda, have three children: Andrew, Corine and Jeremy…is active with the Big Brothers/Big Sisters and the Make-A-Wish Foundation…was named the 1994 BBWAA Umpire of the Year by the St. Louis Chapter…played semi-pro baseball in the St. Louis area…owns Gerry Davis Sports, which supplies apparel and equip­ment to amateur officials…in addition to working the most Postseason games (151) in Major League history, Gerry has worked a special event in an all-time Major League record 24 consecutive seasons…conducts umpiring clinics in the offseason and serves on the Little League Umpire Advisory Committee...Gerry worked the inaugural MLB Little Classic in 2017, and as a part of his trip to Williamsport, he took the time to also work a portion of the Little League World Series.

Dana DeMuth, Crew Chief - 32

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 35 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1983...has worked the All-Star Game (1990, 2001, 09), Division Series (1996, 97, 99, 2001, 08-10, 12-13, 15, 17), League Championship Series (1991, 95, 2000, 02, 07) and World Series (1993, 98, 2001, 09, 13)...served as the crew chief for the 2015 NLDS and the 2017 ALDS...having worked in 34 different Major League seasons overall, only 10 umpires ever have spanned more...his 29 World Series games worked across his five Fall Classics are the second-most among the active staff...was behind the plate for Jake Arrieta's April 2016 no-hitter at Cincinnati, the first plate job for a no-no in his career...worked the Tokyo round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...previously umpired in the Arizona Instructional League, California League, Texas League, Pacific Coast League, Colombia Winter League and Dominican Winter League.

Laz Diaz - 63

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series (2002, 06-07, 13, 14, 17); the 2009 and 2015 American League Championship Series; the 2016 National League Championship Series; the 2007 and 2017 World Series; the 2000 All-Star Game in Atlanta; and the 2010 Midsummer Classic in Anaheim...worked the 2014 Opening Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks in Sydney, Australia and was one of the two Major League Umpires assigned to the March 22, 2016 exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team at Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana...he and Angel Hernandez worked with four Cuban umpires for the historic contest...worked the San Juan, Puerto Rico round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...attended Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School in 1991.ndelstedt Umpire School in 1991.

Mike DiMuro - 16

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has umpired the Division Series (2000, 10, 13) and the 2005 All-Star Game at Comerica Park...worked the ALDS between the Rangers and the Rays in 2010...was behind the plate for Roy Halladay's perfect game on May 29, 2010 at Florida...attended the Jim Evans Umpire Academy in 1991...previously worked in the Arizona League (1991), California League (1992), Texas League (1993-94), American Association (1995), Pacific Coast League (1996-98) and Arizona Fall League (1997-98)...umpired in Japan's Central League in 1997, becoming the first American umpire to work regular season games in Japan...his father, Lou, was an American League umpire from 1963-82 who also wore number 16 during his career...Lou was behind the plate for Jim Palmer's no-hitter on August 13, 1969...Mike and the late Lou are one of two father-son tandems ever to have both served as a plate umpire in a no-hitter (along with Harry and Hunter Wendelstedt).

PERSONAL: Born in October 1967 in New York state...resides in Colorado...married and has three children: Megan, Cross and Michael…graduated from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in Communications (1990)...is a licensed commercial pilot…enjoys swimming and reading...was inducted to the Salpointe Catholic (Tucson, AZ) Sports Hall of Fame for swimming...co-founded an organization called "Blue For Kids" with fellow umpire Marvin Hudson in 2004; the organization is now part of Umps Care Charities (umpscare.com), which provides financial, in-kind and emotional support for youth and families in need...enjoys piloting.

Rob Drake - 30

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2010...worked the 2012 and 2013 N.L. Wild Card Games; the 2013 and 2014 NLDS; the 2012 and 2013 American League Championship Series; the 2015 National League Championship Series; and the 2013 All-Star Game...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...was the right field umpire for Roy Halladay's no-hitter in Game One of the 2010 NLDS...was behind the plate for Felix Hernandez's perfect game on August 15, 2012 vs. Tampa Bay, which set a single-season Baseball record for the most perfect games in one season (three)...has worked MLB Spring Training or regular season games since 1999...has worked in the Northwest League, Midwest League, Eastern League, California League and Pacific Coast League...has worked winter ball in the Dominican Republic...umpired during the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in May 1969...has two children, Morgan and Nicolas...is a co-founder of Calling For Christ (callingforchrist.com), a professional umpire ministry, along with Ted Barrett...resides in Arizona.

Bruce Dreckman - 1

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1997...has worked the Division Series (2004-05, 10-11), the 2009 and 2013 National League Championship Series and the 2010 All-Star Game in Anaheim...worked the NLDS between the Phillies and the Reds in 2010 and was at first base for the final out of Roy Halladay's no-hitter in Game One...was behind the plate for Minnesota left-hander Francisco Liriano's no-hitter at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago on May 3, 2011...was one of the umpires who represented Major League Baseball during the 2006 Japan All-Star Series...worked the Miami round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1990), Midwest League (1991), Carolina League (1992), Southern League (1993) and American Association (1994).

PERSONAL: Born in August 1970 in Iowa...resides in Iowa...married with three children...became interested in umpiring as he worked games as a kid, starting at age 12...enjoys spending time with his family and golf.

Doug Eddings - 88

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2014 NL Wild Card Game, Division Series (2000, 02, 18), the 2005 American League Championship Series and the 2004 All-Star Game...served as a Replay Official during the 2017 All-Star Game in Miami...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...was one of the umpires who represented Major League Baseball during the 2006 Japan All-Star Series...attended Wendelstedt's Umpire School (1989)...was the home plate umpire for Cal Ripken, Jr.'s last Major League game (10/6/01)...previously umpired in the Arizona League (1989), Florida State League (1990-91), Eastern League (1992-93), Texas League (1994), International League (1995-96), Pacific Coast League (1997-98), Dominican League (1994 and 1996) and Venezuelan League (1995).

PERSONAL: Resides in New Mexico...married...at­tend­ed New Mexico State University…began umpiring Little League games at the age of 14…enjoys golf, working out and riding his Harley-Davidson…would want to be a Secret Service agent if he was not an umpire.

Paul Emmel, Crew Chief - 50

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed a crew chief for the 2017 season...has worked the All-Star Game (2002, 13); the 2014 NL Wild Card Game and 2015 AL Wild Card Game;  Division Series (2002-03, 06, 08-10, 12-13, 16); the 2007 American League Championship Series and the 2014 (Replay) and 2015 National League Championship Series; and the 2013 World Series...worked the semi-finals and finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (1992-93), South Atlantic League (1994), California League (1995), Florida State League (1996), Eastern League
(1996-97) and International League (1998).

PERSONAL: Born in May 1968 in Michigan...has a son and a daughter....resides in Colorado...graduated from Central Michigan University with a B.A. in Finance (1991)…began umpiring in college.

Mike Estabrook - 83

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 7 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2014...worked the 2015 NL Wild Card Game and the 2017 All-Star Game in Miami...has umpired professionally since 1999...has worked Major League Spring Training each year since 2006...made his Major League umpiring debut on May 7, 2006 when the St. Louis Cardinals played the Florida Marlins at Sun Life Stadium...has worked in the Gulf Coast League (1999), Appalachian League (2000), South Atlantic League (2001), Florida State League (2002), Southern League (2003-04), Venezuela Winter League (2004), International League (2005-13), Arizona Fall League (2005-06)...had worked 698 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion...was the number one student in the class of 1999 at the Wendelstedt School for Umpires.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1976 in Florida...resides in Florida with his wife, Tina, and daughter Gabriella...holds a business degree from the University of Phoenix...is a 1994 graduate of Madison High School in Madison, Florida.

Mike Everitt, Crew Chief - 57

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed a crew chief for the 2017 season...worked the 2013 AL Wild Card Game; the 2016 NL Wild Card Game; the Division Series (2001, 04-07, 09, 12, 15, 17); the League Championship Series (2002-03, 08, 11, 13, 16); the World Series (2007, 09, 15 as Replay Official); and the 2006 All-Star Game...attended the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School (1987)...previously umpired in the Gulf Coast League (1987), Midwest League (1988, 90-91), Eastern League (1992), Texas League (1993-94), Venezuelan Winter League (1994-95) and Pacific Coast League (1995-99)...was the home plate umpire for Kevin Millwood's no-hitter on April 27, 2003.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1964 in New Mexico...resides in Iowa...attended New Mexico State University…hobbies include playing the trumpet…played in the 1982 Connie Mack World Series…was a two-time All-State Music trumpet player in 1981-82...involved with the Hope Lutheran Church...is an active supporter of Umps Care and Calling for Christ, fellow Umpire Ted Barrett's professional umpire ministry...the political enthusiast enjoys watching viewpoint programs.

Chad Fairchild - 4

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11 years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2010...worked the 2011 National League Division Series (STL-PHI), the 2012 NLDS (SF-CIN), the 2015 NLDS (NYM-LAD); the 2016 ALDS (TOR-TEX); the 2017 ALCS (HOU-NYY); and the 2018 ALDS (CLE-HOU) and the 2018 World Series...was selected for the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field, working right field...became a professional umpire in 1997...has worked in the Gulf Coast League, New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Texas League, Southern League, International League and the Venezuela League...has worked Major League Spring Training games and began as a call-up umpire for Major League games since 2004...worked the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006.

PERSONAL: Born in December 1970...is a native of Wakeman, OH...resides in Florida with wife Daria and daughter Angelina...has a son, Tanner.

Andy Fletcher - 49

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was the right field umpire at the 2005 All-Star Game in Detroit and the third base umpire for the 2018 Midsummer Classic in Washington, DC...was the right field umpire at the 2014 N.L. Wild Card Game in Pittsburgh and worked the 2018 ALDS (CLE-HOU)...was the Replay Official for the Championship Round of the 2017 World Baseball Classic...attended the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School (1989)...worked the Tokyo round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1989), Florida Instructional League, Midwest League (1990-91), Carolina League (1992), Southern League (1992-94), Pacific Coast League (1995-99) and Arizona Fall League (1997).

PERSONAL: Born in November 1966 in Memphis...resides in Mississippi...married with one child…attended the University of Mississippi…enjoys spending time with his wife and son in the off-season…hobbies include watching Ole Miss football and basketball…father was a high school referee...would be in law enforcement if not an umpire.

Marty Foster - 60

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the All-Star Game (2002, 16) and the Division Series (2006, 08, 17)...worked the 2000 Opening Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in Tokyo…previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1988), Midwest League (1989), Southern League (1991-93), International League (1994), Pacific Coast League (1995-96), American Association (1997) and International League (1998-99).

PERSONAL: Born in November 1963 in Denver...resides in Wisconsin...married to Mary…played high school baseball and football at Thomas Jefferson High School…began his umpiring career in 1986 in a Denver summer league…has been a visitor to children's hospitals as a part of umpires' charitable efforts...a proud moment for Marty was having his late father-in-law, former Midwest League President George H. Spelius, on a Major League field one last time for the 2016 All-Star Game in San Diego....hobbies include golf and traveling to Wisconsin Badgers football games.

Greg Gibson - 53

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2012-13 and 2018 AL Wild Card Games; the Division Series (2001, 03-04, 06-07, 09-11, 15); the National League Championship Series (2005, 12-14, 18); the 2011 World Series; and the 2008 All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium...served as a Replay Official in the 2017 Division Series...worked the Mexico City round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1991), Florida Instructional League (1991 and 1994), South Atlantic League (1992), Florida State League (1993), Eastern League (1994-95) and International League (1996-99)...worked behind the plate for both Randy Johnson's perfect game at Atlanta on May 18, 2004 and Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter vs. Colorado on June 18, 2014.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1968 in Ohio...resides in Kentucky...married with three sons...attended the University of Kentucky and Shawnee State University, and graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a degree in Risk Management and Insurance...is a licensed insurance agent in Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee...in the off-season, he works for Thornburg Insurance Agency in Huntington, WV...enjoys spending time working on his farm.

Tripp Gibson - 73

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 5.5 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2015 season... worked his first Major League game on July 8, 2013 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix…was on the field for his first Postseason game in the 2017 AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium, and then did the 2018 NL Wild Card Game at Wrigley...was the Replay Assistant for the 2016 League Championship Series and for the 2017 World Series...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...has been an umpire in the Minor Leagues since the 2006 season…previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (2006), Florida Instructional League (2006), South Atlantic League (2007), California League (2007), Florida State League (2008), Eastern League (2008), Southern League (2009-10), Arizona Instructional League (2009-10), Pacific Coast League (2011-14), Arizona Fall League (2011, 13), and the Dominican Winter League (2014-15)...had worked 173 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his 2015 promotion.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1981 in Kentucky…resides in Washington with his wife Danna and sons Grant and Tate…graduated from Graves County High School in Kentucky (2000)…received a BS in Art from Murray State University in Kentucky (2005)…played baseball and soccer through high school…began umpiring at 19 years old in college…hobbies include spending time with his family, reading, playing golf and racquetball, learning to play the banjo, and watching college basketball.

Manny Gonzalez - 79

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 7 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the Major League staff for the 2013 season...became the first full-time Major League Umpire ever from Venezuela...worked the 2015 AL Wild Card Game, the 2016 NL Division Series and the 2017 Midsummer Classic in Miami...has worked Major League Spring Training since 2010...first Major League game was on May 17, 2010 (D-backs at Marlins); working third base, he became the first Venezuelan umpire to work a regular season game in Major League history…started umpiring when he was 16, working the Professional Venezuelan Winter League in 1996...was a Minor League umpire from 2002-12...worked the Gulf Coast League (2002), New York-Penn League (2003), South Atlantic League (2002), Florida State League (2005), Texas League (2006), Southern League (2007) and International League (2008-12)...worked 17 seasons at various levels in Venezuela and 10 Caribbean World Series...worked 175 games as a call-up umpire since 2010 before being promoted to the full-time staff.

PERSONAL: Born in December 1979 in Caracas, Venezuela...resides in Florida...graduated from Luis A. Colomine High School in Valencia, Venezuela and also attended the University of Carabobo's Engineering School...earned a scholarship to enroll in The Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring in 2001...happily married to wife Lenna Andreina and they have a daughter name Lenna Valentina...he is the son of Manuel and Elena and the younger brother of Kateryn and Kebty.

Brian Gorman, Crew Chief - 9

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 27 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1993...has worked the All-Star Game (1998, 2009), NL Wild Card Game (2014), Division Series (1997, 99, 2000, 01, 03-04, 06, 09, 11-12), League Championship Series (2002, 07-08, 10, 14, 16, 18), and World Series (2004, 09, 12)...graduated from the Wendelstedt Umpire School in 1982...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (1982), Florida State League (1983-85), Southern League (1986-88) and American Association (1989-92)...is the current representative for the Major League Umpires on the Playing Rules Committee.

PERSONAL: Born in June 1959 in New York...married...received a dual B.S. in Marketing Management and Economics from the University of Delaware...his father, Tom, was a Major League player with the New York Giants and then a National League umpire from 1951-76...Tom also wore number 9 in the Major Leagues.

Chris Guccione - 68

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 12 years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2009...was named one of the umpires for the 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona, working right field...has worked the Wild Card Game (2012, 17-18); Division Series (2010-11, 13-16); the 2012 National League Championship Series; the 2017 and 2018 American League Championship Series; and the 2016 World Series, his first Fall Classic...worked in the Pioneer League, Midwest League, California League, Texas League and Pacific Coast League...has worked Major League Spring Training since 2000, when he also became a call-up umpire for regular season Major League games...his first Major League game was on April 25, 2000, when he was at third base in Tom Glavine's 1-0 shutout win over the Dodgers at Turner Field in Atlanta.

PERSONAL: Born in June 1974 in Colorado...married with one child...interests include hunting, fishing, camping and winemaking...also enjoys hiking and snowshoeing...Chris and Amy have climbed several peaks of 14,000 feet or higher throughout Colorado, where they reside...served as the grand marshal of the Parade of Lights in Salida, Colorado in November 2011...is active in the Calling For Christ professional umpire ministry.try.

Tom Hallion, Crew Chief - 20

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 26 Years

CAREER: Appointed to the Major League staff for the 2007 season...was a National League umpire from 1986-99...has worked the Division Series (1996-97, 2008, 12-14, 16, 18), the League Championship Series (1998, 2007, 09-11), the 2008 World Series and the All-Star Game (1992, 2008)...served as a Replay Official in the 2017 Division Series...umpired the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 and was behind the plate for the finals between Japan and Cuba at San Diego's Petco Park...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...has been on the field in some capacity for seven no-hitters, the most among the active staff...became regular member of the National League Umpiring staff in April 1986...worked his first National League game on June 10, 1985...was named a crew chief for the 2010 season...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (1979), Carolina League (1980-81), Florida Instructional League (1980-81), Eastern League (1982), Dominican Winter League (1982-83) and American Association (1983-85)...was inducted into the New York State Baseball Hall of Fame in 2018.

PERSONAL: Born in September 1956 in New York state...married (Elizabeth) with three children (Corey, Kyle and Jacob)...currently resides in Kentucky...also serves as a vice president with the financial services firm Raymond James...lettered in baseball, football and basketball in high school...attended the University of Buffalo...hobbies include golf and tennis.

Adam Hamari - 78

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 4 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the full-time Major League umpiring staff on February 21, 2017…was first assigned to Major League Spring Training in 2012, and he had 485 Major League regular season games to his credit as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion to the Major League staff…has been a professional umpire since 2006…has served as an instructor at MLB's Umpire Camps
(MLBUC.com)...previously worked in the Appalachian League, New York-Penn League, Midwest League, California League, Florida State League, Southern League, Eastern League and International League.

PERSONAL: Born in May 1983 in Marquette, MI...resides in Colorado...married to Deanna...has one son: Trayce...graduated from Northern Michigan University with a Bachelor's Degree in Math Education and a Master's Degree in Education Administration...is an active member of the Calling for Christ Ministry...enjoys hunting, golf, basketball and spending time with his family.

Angel Hernandez - 55

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 26 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1993...has worked the All-Star Game (1999, 2009, 17); Division Series (1997-98, 2002, 05, 09, 11-12, 15, 17-18); League Championship Series (2000-01, 03-04, 07-08, 10, 16); and the World Series (2002, 05)...also worked both the Monterrey (Mexico) season opener in 1999 and the 2000 Opening Series in Tokyo…previously umpired in the Florida State League (1981-83), Carolina League (1984-85), Southern League (1986-87), American Association (1988-92) and Inter-Alliance in Venezuela (1991)...was one of the two Major League Umpires assigned to the March 22, 2016 exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team at Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana...he and Laz Diaz worked with four Cuban umpires for the historic contest.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1961 in Havana, Cuba...resides in Florida...married to Mireya…has two children: Jennifer Marie and Melissa Amanda…graduated from Hialeah High School in 1981…became interested in umpiring at the age of 14 in the Hialeah Khoury League, an organization founded by his father, who served the league from 1971-2001...received the key to the city of Hialeah, School Helping Hand Award at Binks Forest and various awards for helping out with youth programs…one of his proudest moments as a Major League umpire was working the 1999 All-Star Game in Boston…hobbies include boating, fishing, motorcycles, scuba diving, golfing and weightlifting...Angel served as chairman of the board for the Miracle League; he and his family played an integral role in coordinating the organization's annual gala and golf tournament...returned to Cuba for the first time in 54 years in a December 2015 trip with the Calling For Christ ministry....he is proud to have been baptized in the country where he was born, and in recent years he spread his late father's ashes in his homeland.

Ed Hickox - 15

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 14 Years

CAREER: Appointed to the Major League staff in 2007...became a member of the American League staff in 1999...was named one of the umpires for the 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona...worked the National League Division Series in 2007 (COL-PHI); 2010 (ATL-SF); 2012 (STL-WSH); and 2014 (Replay)...was a Replay Official for the 2018 Wild Card Games...worked the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006; the Tokyo round of the 2009 WBC; and worked the San Juan round of the 2013 WBC...was behind the plate both for Matt Garza's no-hitter on July 26, 2010 and for Homer Bailey's no-hitter on September 28, 2012...along with those two plate assignments, he has been on the field for a "cycle" of no-hitters, having been at first base for Jered Weaver's no-hitter in 2012; at second base for Clay Buchholz's 2007 no-hitter; and at third base for Jim Abbott's feat in 1993...was on the field for Alex Rodriguez's first Major League hit (July 8, 1994) as well as his 3,000th (June 19, 2015)...attended the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School in 1983 and graduated as one of the outstanding students...he has been an instructor at the Wendelstedt School for 32 years...umpired in the Gulf Coast League (1983), Florida State League (1983-85, 2004), Southern League (1986-87), Dominican Winter League (1988), Puerto Rican Winter League (1989), International League (1988-97), Pacific Coast League (1998), New York-Penn League (2002) and South Atlantic League (2003)...has worked over 1,900 Major League games...was inducted into the Florida State League Hall of Fame in 2010.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1962 in Florida...currently resides in Florida...married to Lisa Anne...has two children, Mackenzie and Ashton...became an Eagle Scout in 1979...graduated from Deland (FL) High School in 1980 and was inducted into its Sports Hall of Fame in 2017...received a degree from St. John's River Community College in 1982 and a degree in Criminal Justice from Seminole Community College in 2004...played baseball through high school and college...holds an instrument   and commercial pilot license as well as a Florida real estate license...is a contributor to Angel Flight Southeast, a non-profit organization that provides free air transportation to those with urgent medical needs...in January 2010, Ed made flights to help relieve those affected by the Haitian earthquake, helping transport victims to locations after military planes brought them to the U.S., and then, in 2018, flew supply and relief missions following Hurricane Michael in the Pensacola area...contributions can be made by visiting Angel Flight Southeast's web site at mercyflightse.org...is a sworn police officer in Florida in the offseason, working as a detective with the Daytona Beach Shores Police Department...has worked as a Homeland Security first responder pilot....enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, golfing and piloting.

Pat Hoberg - 31

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 4 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the full-time Major League umpiring staff on February 21, 2017…his first Major League Spring Training was in 2014…worked his first career Postseason event with the 2018 AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium...he was on the field for 371 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion to the Major League staff…has been a professional umpire since 2009...previously worked in the Arizona Rookie League, Florida Instructional League, Appalachian League, Midwest League, Florida State League, Texas League, Arizona Instructional League, Pacific Coast League and Arizona Fall League.

PERSONAL: Born in September 1986...resides in Iowa.

Sam Holbrook, Crew Chief - 34

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 18.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1998...was appointed a crew chief for the 2017 season...has worked the 2004 All-Star Game; the 2012 N.L. Wild Card Game; Division Series (2005, 07, 10, 13, 16); the 2008 and 2012 American League Championship Series; the 2009 and 2011 National League Championship Series; and the 2010 and 2016 World Series...was a Replay Official for the 2018 Wild Card Games...previously worked in the Appalachian League (1990), Midwest League (1991), Carolina League (1992-93), Texas League (1993), Eastern League (1994-95) and International League (1995-97)...proudest moments were walking on the field for the first time under contract, and in 2016, working the plate for Game Seven of the World Series in Cleveland.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1965 in Kentucky...resides in Florida...married to Sheri...has two children, Adam and Amy...received a B.S. and an M.S. from Eastern Kentucky University...does charitable work for Fellowship of Christian Athletes...played baseball for four years in college...enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, and spending time with his family...most admires his parents for the job they did raising their family.

James Hoye - 92

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11 years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2010...was assigned to the 2011 NLDS (ARI-MIL); the 2014 AL Wild Card Game (OAK-KC); the 2015 ALDS (TEX-TOR); the 2018 NL Wild Card Game (COL-CHI); the 2018 ALCS (HOU-BOS); and the 2015 Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati...served as a Replay Official in the 2017 Division Series...became a professional umpire in 1997...has worked in the New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Eastern League and International League...has worked Major League Spring Training games and has been a call-up umpire for Major League games since 2003...worked the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006... was behind the plate for a no-hitter for the first time in his Major League career in May 2018, when Seattle's James Paxton, a native of Canada, blanked Toronto.

PERSONAL: Born in February 1971...graduated from Ohio State University...married to Sharri with three children...resides in Florida.

Marvin Hudson - 51

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...worked the 2004 All-Star Game in Houston and was the Replay Official for the 2018 Midsummer Classic; the 2005 National League Division Series (HOU-ATL); the 2011 American League Division Series (TB-TEX); the 2012 NLDS (STL-WSH); the 2013 NLDS (LAD-ATL); the 2015 ALDS (TEX-TOR); the 2016 NLDS (SF-CHI); the 2014 ALCS (BAL-KC); and the 2016 World Series (CLE-CHI)...was a Replay Official for the 2018 Division Series...worked the Toronto round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...worked Japan Opening Series in Tokyo between the A's and Mariners in 2012...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1992), South Atlantic League (1993), Florida Instructional League (1993), Florida State League (1994), Southern League (1995-96), Hawaiian League (1995), International League (1997-99) and Dominican League (1997).

PERSONAL: Born in March 1964 in Georgia...resides in Georgia...married to Sherry…has two children: Zackery and Breckyn, and three grandchildren: Camden, Maddox and Landyn…graduated from Marietta High School (1982) and Piedmont College (1986)…majored in Business Administration at Piedmont…was a catcher for the Piedmont baseball team...was awarded Piedmont's Alumni Award in 2007...member of the Optimis Club in Washington, GA...hobbies include playing golf and wood­working...co-founded an organization called "Blue For Kids" with fellow umpire Mike DiMuro in 2004; the organization is now part of Umps Care (www.umpscare.com), which provides financial, in-kind and emotional support for youth and families in need...is a proprietor of hudson51wear.com, an apparel and supply outlet for sports officials.

Dan Iassogna - 58

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 17 Years

CAREER: Has been a full-time member of the Major League staff since 2004...was named one of the umpires for the 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona, working third base...has worked the Wild Card Game (2013-14) and 2015 (Replay); the Division Series (2005, 07, 09, 11-12, 17); the League Championship Series (2010, 13, 14-Replay, 15); and the 2012 and 2017 World Series...was one of the umpires who represented Major League Baseball during the 2006 Japan All-Star Series...worked the Toronto round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic, as well as the 2017 WBC...worked his first Major League game on August 20, 1999 and worked American and National League games that year...previously umpired in the New York Penn League (1992-93), South Atlantic League (1994), Carolina League (1995), Texas League (1996-97) and International League (1998-2003).

PERSONAL: Born in May 1969 in Connecticut...resides in Georgia...married to Denise Lynn…has two daughters: Madeleine and Victoria…graduated from St. Joseph's Catholic High School in Trumbull, CT…received a B.A. in English from the University of Connecticut in 1991…plays the bagpipes...has given time to helping such causes as the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance Burn Camp for Kids; the Fire Department of New York's "Lil Bravest" organization; and Team Joe Kelly (TJK) in Connecticut....TJK, which provides financial support to families with children who are battling cancer, was created in memory of Joe Kelly, who died from brain cancer at age 14...Dan is active with the Cobb County (GA) Police Athletic League.

Adrian Johnson - 80

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11 years

CAREER: Named to the full-time Major League staff prior to the start of the 2010 season...received his first All-Star Game assignment in 2016 (San Diego), and his first Postseason series in 2017 (ALDS)...worked the 2018 NLDS (ATL-LAD)...has worked in the Gulf Coast League, Pioneer League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Eastern League and International League...began to work Major League Spring Training games and to serve as a call-up umpire for Major League games in 2006...umpired in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006...was the home plate umpire for the no-hitter thrown by Arizona's Edwin Jackson on June 25, 2010 at Tampa Bay and for Homer Bailey's second career no-hitter on July 2, 2013.

PERSONAL: Born in May 1975...resides in Texas.

Jeff Kellogg, Crew Chief - 8

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 26.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1993...has worked the All-Star Game (1997, 2009), the inaugural NL Wild Card Game in 2012, Division Series (1998, 2000, 03, 07-08, 10-11, 14), League Championship Series (1999, 2001, 02, 04, 06, 12) and World Series (2000, 03, 08, 10, 14)...was one of the Major League Umpires selected to represent MLB during the 2018 Japan All-Star Series with Nippon Professional Baseball...was selected to be crew chief for the 2016 NLDS...his 28 World Series games worked, across his five World Series, are the third-most on the active staff…was behind the plate for the AL Tiebreaker Game between Texas and Tampa Bay after the 2013 regular season...was behind the plate for the no-hitter by Florida's Anibal Sanchez on September 6, 2006 against Arizona at Dolphin Stadium; it was MLB's first no-hitter since Randy Johnson's May 18, 2004 perfect game...was the home plate umpire for Ubaldo Jimenez's no-hitter on April 17, 2010 at Atlanta...was named a crew chief for the 2010 season...previously umpired in the Appalachian League, Midwest League, Eastern League, Triple-A Alliance, Florida Instructional League and International League.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1961 in Michigan...resides in Michigan...received a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University.

Brian Knight - 91

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 10 years

CAREER: Was promoted to the Major League staff for the 2011 season…was assigned to the 2013 AL Wild Card Game between Tampa Bay and Cleveland, worked the 2014 and 2015 National League Division Series, as well as the 2016 American League Division Series...was a Replay Official for the 2018 Division Series...was the right field umpire in the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...collected 730 days of service in the Major Leagues as a call-up umpire before joining the Major League staff in 2011…has worked Major League Spring Training and was called up to the Majors each year since 2001 prior to his 2011 promotion…first Major League game was May 7, 2001 (White Sox at Rangers), when Brian was at third base…Brian was a Minor League Baseball umpire from 1995-2010, most recently in the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A) from 2000-10...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1995), Midwest League (1996), Florida State League (1997) and Southern League (1998-99)...worked the Tokyo round of the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006...was behind the plate for Jon Lester's May 19, 2008 no-hitter at Fenway Park.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1974 in Montana...resides in Nevada...Brian is a 1993 graduate of Capital High School in Helena, MT...attended William Jewel College in Missouri before enrolling in the Brinkman-Froemming Umpire School in 1995...is the proud brother of Staff Sgt. Kevin Knight (USMC), who has done five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan...hobbies include golf and playing the guitar.

Ron Kulpa - 46

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2001 and 2015 All-Star Game; the Division Series (2001-02, 06-09, 11, 15-17); the American League Championship Series (2005, 2013-14); and the 2011 World Series...was a part of the ALDS crew for White Sox-Rays in 2008...worked the semi-finals and finals of the 2009 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium...umpired the 2000 Opening Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in Tokyo…previously worked in the Northwest League (1992), Midwest League (1993), Carolina League (1994), Southern League (1995-96), Texas League (1997) and Pacific Coast League (1998-99)...worked behind the plate during Justin Verlander's no-hitter vs. Milwaukee on June 12, 2007 and for Henderson Alvarez's no-hitter vs. Detroit on September 29, 2013.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1968 in St. Louis...resides in Missouri...married and has one child…graduated from Hazelwood Central High School in 1987…attended Florissant Valley Community College (1989) and Missouri Baptist College (1990-92)…played baseball in college and then enrolled in umpire school…enjoys golf, bowling and hockey.

Jerry Layne, Crew Chief - 24

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 30 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1989...was the crew chief for the 2011 World Series and the 2017 NLDS...also has worked the All-Star Game (1994, 2001, 11, 14), the 2012 A.L. Wild Card Game, Division Series (1995, 98, 2001, 02, 05, 10-11, 13-14, 18), League Championship Series (1997, 99, 2006, 09, 12) and the 2005 World Series...was the Replay Official for the 2014 All-Star Game...umpired the 1999 Opening Day game in Monterrey, Mexico between the San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies…traveled to Japan and worked games in the country as part of a joint MLB-MLBPA All-Star Tour...was behind the plate for Fernando Valenzuela's no-hitter (June 29, 1990)...worked the plate when Barry Bonds hit his 71st homer in 2001...was behind the plate for Game 3 of the 2005 World Series, the longest game in Fall Classic history (14 innings, 482 pitches)...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...was named a crew chief for the 2010 season...has been an instructor at the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School (1977-2006)...umpired in the Appalachian League (1978), Florida State League (1979-81), Southern League (1982-84) and Pacific Coast League (1985-87).

PERSONAL: Born in September 1958 in Kentucky...resides in Florida...married to Jacqueline…has two children: Brittany and Monica…graduated from Elgin High School in Marion, OH…works with disabled American veterans…one of his proudest moments as a Major League umpire was working the 1994 All-Star Game in Pittsburgh…enjoys fishing and participating in church and school activities with his daughters in the offseason…hobbies include fishing and outdoor activities.

Will Little - 93

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 5.5 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2015 season...worked his first Postseason assignment in 2016 during the AL Wild Card Game, and then the 2017 NL Division Series and the 2018 AL Wild Card Game...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...has umpired professionally since 2007...has worked MLB Spring Training since 2012...had been a Major League call-up umpire since 2013 prior to his 2015 promotion...made his Major League debut on June 24, 2013 when Cleveland visited Baltimore...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (2007), Florida Instructional League (2007), Hawaii Winter League (2008), South Atlantic League/Carolina League (2008-09), Southern League (2009-11), Arizona Instructional League (2009-10), the MLB SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game (2011), Dominican Winter League (2011), WBC Qualifier Regensburg, Germany (2012), Arizona Fall League (2012) and the International League (2012-14).

PERSONAL: Born in March 1984...resides in Tennessee with his wife Katy and sons Liam and Boone...graduated from Milligan College, where he played baseball all four years...received a Bachelor of Science in 2006.

Alfonso Marquez - 72

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...became the first-ever Mexican-born umpire to make it to the Major Leagues...worked the 2017 AL Wild Card Game; the Division Series (2001-02, 05-06, 11-12, 15, 18); the League Championship Series (2003, 08, 13, 16-17); the World Series (2006, 11, 15); and the 2006 and 2018 All-Star Games...attended the Brinkman Umpire School (1993)...was an instructor at the inaugural MLB Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...had the most "squats" of any full-time Major League umpire in 2008 with
11,254...worked in the Arizona Fall League (1993), Arizona Instructional League (1993-97), Northwest League (1993), Midwest League (1994), California League (1995), Southern League (1996-97) and Pacific Coast League (1998-99).

PERSONAL: Born in April 1972 in Mexico...resides in Arizona...is married to Staci...has three children: Alfonso Antonio, Makeyla Karen, and Cristian Larry…graduated from Fullerton High School…as the first Mexican-born umpire to reach the Majors, he received an award in Zacatecas for that accomplishment…started Fonzie's Kids - an organization that raises money and collects clothes and sporting equipment for kids in Mexico...inducted into the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame in Monterrey (May 2001)...enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and riding motorcycles in the offseason…hobbies include going to the gym, golf and motorcycles…played Little League and high school baseball…became interested in umpiring during a Little League game at the age of 14.

Jerry Meals, Crew Chief - 41

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 22 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1998...has worked the Division Series (1999, 2004-05, 09-11, 14); the 2008 National League Championship Series; the 2017 American League Championship Series; the 2014 World Series; and the 2002 and 2015 All-Star Games...was one of the umpires who represented Major League Baseball during the 2006 Japan All-Star Series...worked the Toronto round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...was behind the plate for Justin Verlander's no-hitter at Toronto on May 7, 2011...was behind the plate when Kerry Wood matched a Major League record with 20 strikeouts in 1998...attended the Joe Brinkman Umpire School (1983)...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1983-84), South Atlantic League (1985), Carolina League (1986), Southern League (1987-89), Triple-A Alliance (1990-91) and International League (1992-97).

PERSONAL: Born in October 1961 in Pennsylvania...resides in Ohio...married to Robyn…has five children: Laci, Peyton, Jansen and twins Rylee Ann and Raegan Grace…graduated from Salem High School in 1979…began umpiring Little League games as a teenager…enjoys hunting, family activities and woodworking in the offseason.

Bill Miller, Crew Chief - 26

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed a crew chief for the 2014 season...has worked the AL Wild Card Game (2012, 14, 15); the NL Wild Card Game (2018); Division Series (2002-03, 05, 08, 10, 13, 17); the 2009 and 2018 American League Championship Series; the National League Championship Series (2011-12, 14-15); the 2010, 2013 and 2017 World Series; and the 2007 All-Star Game...was selected crew chief for the 2016 ALDS...worked the San Diego round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic...was one of the Major League Umpires who worked the 2013 World Baseball Classic Championship Round in San Francisco...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006 and again in 2010, and participated in MLB's Umpire Camp for Marines as an instructor in March 2009 in San Diego...previously worked in the Northwest League (1990), Arizona Instructional League (1990), South Atlantic League (1991), California League (1991-92), Texas League (1993-94), International League (1995) and Pacific Coast League (1995-99).

PERSONAL: Born in May 1967 in California...has three children: Emily, Margaret and Caroline…graduated from Harbor High School in 1985…received a B.A. in History from UCLA in 1989…member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity...umpired high school baseball in the inner-city of Los Angeles as part of the City Unit…hobbies include beach volleyball, golf, mountain biking and snow skiing…first exposed to umpiring in the seventh grade by a sports officiating class.

Gabe Morales - 47

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 4 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the full-time Major League umpiring staff on February 21, 2017…he was first assigned to Major League Spring Training in 2014, and he worked 420 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion to the Major League staff…worked his first career Postseason event with the 2018 NL Wild Card Game at Wrigley...has been a professional umpire since 2009...has served as an instructor at MLB's Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com)...previously worked in the Arizona Rookie League, New York-Penn League, Florida Instructional League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, California League, Texas League, Arizona Instructional League, Venezuela League, International League, Pacific Coast League and Arizona Fall League.

PERSONAL: Born in June 1984...he and his wife Michelle reside in Arizona.

Mike Muchlinski - 76

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 7 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2014 season...worked his first Postseason assignment in the 2016 National League Division Series (SF-CHI), and then for the 2018 NLDS (COL-MIL)...served as a Replay Official for the 2017 Wild Card Games and League Championship Series...worked his first All-Star Game in 2018 in Washington, DC...has umpired in the Minor Leagues since 1999...has worked in the Arizona League, Northwest League, Midwest League, Carolina League, Eastern League and Pacific Coast League....made his Major League debut on April 24, 2006...worked 569 Major League games as a call-up umpire prior to his 2014 promotion.

PERSONAL: Born in the state of Washington in 1977 and has lived in the Evergreen State for his entire life…married to Julie Elizabeth and they have four children: Mason, Samson, Ryen Elizabeth and Emmett…graduated with a BS in Speech Communication from the University of Washington…picked up the international travel bug and has spent time with family in Great Britain, Ireland, Costa Rica, Mexico and Thailand…greatly enjoys anything outdoors (golf, hiking, beach time, reading, playing ball with the kids, etc.)…active member of the Calling for Christ umpire ministryive member of the Calling for Christ umpire ministry.

Paul Nauert - 39

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 18.5 Years

CAREER:  Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series (2004, 08, 10, 13-14, 15-Replay, 17); the 2016 National League Championship Series; the 2017 World Series;  and the 2009 All-Star Game in St. Louis...assisted with Replay Official duties during the 2018 LCS...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...was a part of the crew that worked MLB China Series 2008, the first MLB games ever played in China, and the 2008 Japan Opening Series...previously worked the Appalachian League (1988), Midwest League (1989-90), Florida Instructional League (1988-90), Southern League (1991-92), International League (1993-98)...attended the Wendelstedt Umpire School and is an instructor at the school in the off-season.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1963 in Louisville...resides in Georgia...married to Elizabeth...has four children: Nicole, Aaron, Danielle and Ryan...does charity work for Habitat for Humanity and Relay for Life...attended Jefferson Community College...his first baseball memory was attending a Louisville Colonels game with his dad...first Major League game was in Philadelphia, his dad attended and he left an empty seat for his mom who had passed away two years earlier...enjoys camping, lifting weights, aerobics, singing and playing with his kids...admires his mom for being the most complete person he has ever known and for raising nine children...Paul supports missions to raise funds and awareness in the fight against cancer.

Jeff Nelson, Crew Chief - 45

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 21 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was a pointed a crew chief for the 2014 season...has worked the NL Wild Card Game (2012, 15-16); the Division Series (2000, 01, 05, 08-09, 14, 17-18); the League Championship Series (2002, 04, 10-12, 15-16); the World Series (2005, 09, 14, 18); and the 2006 and 2014 All-Star Games...his assignment to the 2014 Midsummer Classic was in his native state of Minnesota...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006, and returned in an instruction capacity in November 2010...attended the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1989...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1989), Arizona Instructional League (1989), Florida State League (1990-91), Eastern League (1992-93), American Association (1997), Pacific Coast League (1994-96, 98), Florida Instructional League (1990-93) and Arizona Fall League (1996)...in 2018, Jeff and Ted Barrett became the first two umpires ever to be inducted into the Arizona Fall League Hall of Fame.

PERSONAL: Graduated from Park High School in Cottage Grove, MN...graduated from Bethel University (MN).

Brian O'Nora - 7

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 22 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series (2004, 06, 09-10, 12, 14-15-Replay, 17), the 2008 American League Championship Series, the 2012 World Series, the 2000 All-Star Game in Atlanta and the 2010 Midsummer Classic in Anaheim...attended the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1985...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1985), Midwest League (1986-87), Eastern League (1988-89), Pacific Coast League (1990), American Association (1991), International League, Florida Instructional League (1985-89) and Puerto Rican Winter League (1990-92).

PERSONAL: Born in February 1963 in Ohio...resides in Ohio...married to Joanne…has three children: Joseph, Michael and Elaina…graduated from Austintown Fitch High School…became interested in umpiring after reading an article about it in Sports Illustrated…hobbies include golf, training dogs and going to the gym.

Alan Porter - 64

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 8 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2013...worked his first Major League game on April 5, 2010 (LAD @ PIT)...worked the 2018 AL Wild Card Game (OAK-NYY), the 2014 National League Division Series (STL-LAD), the 2015 NLDS (NYM-LAD), the 2016 NLDS (SF-CHI), the 2017 NLDS (ARI-LAD), the 2018 NLCS and the 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati...has been assigned to Major League Spring Training since 2009...worked 300 Major League games as a call-up umpire from 2010 until his 2013 promotion to the Major League staff...spent 11 seasons in the Minor Leagues before getting promoted to the Major League staff...began career in 2002 in the Gulf Coast League...worked the New York-Penn League (2003), South Atlantic League (2004), Carolina League (2005), Eastern League (2006-07) and International League (2008-12)...also worked the Puerto Rico League in the winter of 2010.

PERSONAL: Born in December 1977...resides in Pennsylvania....graduated for Hatboro-Horsham High School in Horsham, PA in 1995...graduated from Montgomery County (PA) Community College before attending California University of Pennsylvania...attended the Wendelstedt Umpire School in 2002...he and his wife Allie have two boys, Alan III (Trey) and Alexander.

David Rackley - 86

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 6 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2014 season...worked the 2016 AL Wild Card Game and the 2017 NL Wild Card Game...was one of the Replay Officials for the 2018 Division Series...began as an umpire in the Minor Leagues in the 2001 season...had his first Major League game on August 13, 2010...has worked in the Arizona League, Florida Extended Spring Training, Northwest League, Florida Instructional League, South Atlantic League, California League, Arizona Instructional League, Texas League, Dominican Winter League, Venezuela Winter League and International League.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1981...resides in North Carolina with his wife and three children...in his time off, he enjoys serving the Lord and spending time with his family.

Tony Randazzo - 11

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2001 Midsummer Classic in Seattle; the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City; the Division Series (2004, 06, 09, 11-13, 16); the 2010 and 2015 American League Championship Series; and 2016 World Series...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (1989), Florida State League (1990-91), Texas League (1992-93), Arizona Fall League (1993), American Association (1994-95) and Pacific Coast League (1996-99).

PERSONAL: Born in January 1965 in Chicago...married to Vivian Michele…has three children, Ashleigh Monet, Angelina Noel and Avabella…graduated from Lake Park High School in 1983…attended Iowa Western Community College…donates time to the National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame; his father, George, is the organization's president…won the American Legion Award in 1979…played baseball in college until suffering an arm injury…enjoys spending time with his family in the offseason…hobbies include exercising and following the Chicago Bears.

D.J. Reyburn - 17

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 7 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2014 season...received his first Postseason assignment in 2018 with the ALDS (NYY-BOS)...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...has been an umpire in the Minor Leagues since the 2000 season...in 2013, he worked in the Triple-A Pacific Coast League...worked 440 Major League games as a call-up umpire from his debut on June 10, 2008 until his 2014 promotion to the Major League staff...has worked in the Arizona League, Appalachian League, Midwest League, Florida State League, Eastern League, Pacific Coast League and International League.

PERSONAL: Born in October 1976 in Michigan...resides in Tennessee with wife Cherie and three children...graduated in 1999 with a B.A. in Sociology from Hope College, where he played two years of football and four years of baseball...began to love umpiring baseball during high school, when he umpired youth baseball in Lansing, Michigan for summer employment...spent his high school and college summers playing and umpiring baseball and was given the gift of umpire school tuition as a college graduation present from his parents...has one sibling, an older brother named Mike, who graduated from West Point in 1995 and is currently a Colonel in the United States Army.

Jim Reynolds - 77

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2015 and 2017 NL Wild Card Games; Division Series (2005, 07-08, 12-14, 16, 18); the League Championship Series (2010, 15-17); the 2014 and 2018 World Series; the 2004 and 2018 All-Star Games; and the 2004 Japan All-Star Tour...worked the final game at Tiger Stadium and the first game at Comerica Park...attended the Jim Evans Umpire Academy in 1992 and was an instructor there from 1993-96...previously umpired in the NY-Penn League (1992), South Atlantic League (1993), California League (1994), Eastern League (1995), Southern League (1996), American Association (1997) and International League (1998)...serves as
Treasurer/Secretary of Umps Care Charities.

PERSONAL: James N. Reynolds IV...born in December 1968 in Massachusetts...resides in Arizona...married and has one child, James N. Reynolds V...graduated from South Catholic High School in Hartford, CT...received a B.A. in Communications Journalism from the University of Connecticut in 1991...started umpiring while at UConn under former baseball coach Andy Baylock...the full-time soccer Dad's hobbies include playing; watching Disney Pixar movies; Thomas the Train track building; and answering the question, "Why?

Mark Ripperger - 90

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 6 Years

CAREER: Was appointed to the Major League staff for the 2015 season...has umpired professionally since the 2003 season...was first assigned to Major League Spring Training in 2009...worked his first Major League game on September 30, 2010 (LAA at TEX)...worked more than 200 regular season Major League games as a call-up umpire from 2010 until his 2015 promotion to the Major League staff...previously worked in Arizona League (Rookie), Northwest League, Midwest League, California League, Eastern League, Hawaii Winter League and Pacific Coast League.

PERSONAL:  Born in August 1980...resides in California.

Stu Scheurwater - 85

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 3 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff prior to the 2018 season...had been a Minor League umpire since 2007…Stu was first assigned to Major League Spring Training in 2013…prior to his promotion to the big-league staff, Scheurwater worked 268 Major League games as a call-up umpire during the regular season…he has worked in extended Spring Training, the Arizona Rookie League, the Northwest League, the South Atlantic League, the Carolina League, the Arizona Instructional League, the Texas League, the Pacific Coast League and the Arizona Fall League…the native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is now the first full-time umpire to hail from Canada since the late Jim McKean, who was a Major League Umpire from 1974-2002...has worked the Spring Training games in his native Canada at Montreal's Olympic Stadium in 2018 and 2019.

PERSONAL: Born in May 1983 in Saskatchewan....Stu resides in Saskatchewan with his wife Danielle.

Todd Tichenor - 13

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 9 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the Major League staff for the 2012 season...was selected as the left field umpire for the 2014 All-Star Game in Minneapolis, the right field umpire for the 2014 AL Wild Card Game in Kansas City, and worked the 2015 ALDS, 2016 NLDS, 2017 NLCS and 2018 NLDS... worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...worked 530 games as a call-up umpire prior to his 2012 promotion...has worked Major League Spring Training since 2006...was called up to the Majors each year since 2007, prior to his 2012 promotion...first Major League game was June 8, 2007 (Blue Jays at Dodgers), when Todd was at third base...served as a Minor League umpire from 1999-2011, most recently in the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A) from 2004-11...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1999-2000), South Atlantic League (2000), Carolina League (2000-01) and Texas League (2002-03).

PERSONAL: Born in December 1976 in Nebraska...resides in Kansas with his wife Kelly, sons Kaden and Kooper, and daughter Teagan.

Tim Timmons - 95

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 2001...was selected to his first World Series in 2018...worked the 2013 and 2014 Wild Card Games, with the latter in a Replay capacity; the National League Division Series in 2005 (SD-STL) and 2009 (COL-PHI); the 2011 and 2015 National League Championship Series; the 2014 American League Championship Series; the 2018 ALDS (CLE-HOU); and the 2009 All-Star Game in St. Louis...served as a Replay Official in the 2017 Division Series...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...was a part of the crew that worked MLB China Series 2008, the first MLB games ever played in China, and the 2008 Japan Opening Series...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (1991), South Atlantic League (1992), Carolina League (1993-94), Southern League (1995-96) and International League (1997-2001).

PERSONAL: Born in December 1967 in Ohio...resides in Florida...married to Leslie…has three children: Jack, Connor and Reilly...graduated from Bishop Watterson High School and attended Ohio State University…proudest moment as a Major League umpire was the first game after the September 11th attacks, when he felt just how important baseball was to America...participates in events on behalf of Umps Care Charities (umpscare.com), for which he is a board member, and the Dave Thomas Foundation...assists Life Care Alliance in Ohio and does community outreach via Meals On Wheels...enjoys playing golf...hobbies include refurbishing vintage Porsches.

Carlos Torres - 37

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 3 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the full-time Major League umpiring staff on February 21, 2017…his first Major League Spring Training was in 2015, and he was a part of 179 regular season games as a call-up umpire prior to his promotion to the Major League staff…has been a Minor League umpire since 2009...previously worked in the Gulf Coast League, extended Spring Training, New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Carolina League, Southern League, International League and Arizona Fall League…Torres is the first product of MLB's Umpire Camps, an initiative that began in 2006, to become a Major League Umpire; he attended a week-long MLB Umpire Camp, which has provided umpire training and opportunities for attendees to earn scholarships to professional umpiring schools, in 2008…after attending the Umpire Camp, he graduated from umpire school and began a Minor League umpiring career.

PERSONAL: Born in September 1978…resides in Venezuela.

John Tumpane - 74

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 6 Years

CAREER: Was promoted to the full-time Major League umpiring staff on July 1, 2016 and spent the remainder of the season on the crew of Jeff Kellogg...worked the 2017 AL Wild Card Game and the 2018 NLDS...began to umpire in the Minor Leagues in 2002...previously worked in the Gulf Coast League, extended Spring Training, New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Eastern League and Pacific Coast League...worked his first Spring Training game in 2009…served as an umpire at the 2008 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at Yankee Stadium during MLB All-Star Week…served as an instructor at the inaugural MLB Umpire Camp in 2006..has already been behind the plate for two no-hitters in his Major League career: for Houston's Mike Fiers in August 2015 as well as for the combined Dodger no-hitter, started by Walker Buehler, in Monterrey, Mexico in May 2018.

PERSONAL: Born in May 1983...resides in Illinois.

Larry Vanover, Crew Chief - 27

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 26 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1993...worked the 1999 and 2013 All-Star Games;  the 2006 American League Division Series; the 2013 ALDS; the 2016 NLDS; the 2003 and 2007 National League Championship Series; the 2011 American League Championship Series; and the 2016 World Series...worked the San Juan, Puerto Rico round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic, as well as the 2017 WBC...made the first call in the history of expanded instant replay in 2014; working from the Replay Operations Center on March 31, 2014, Larry confirmed an out call at first base in the top of the fifth
inning of Cubs-Pirates Opening Day game...Larry's 2014 regular season concluded with plate duties for Derek Jeter's final game on September 28, 2014 at Fenway Park...previously umpired in the South Atlantic League, Midwest League, Southern League, American Association, Pacific Coast League, International League and Venezuelan League.

PERSONAL: Is an active member of the American Legion...sponsors a youth American Legion baseball team...enjoys raising and training labrador retrievers as well as duck and pheasant hunting.

Mark Wegner, Crew Chief - 14

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...worked the 2014 and 2018 NL Wild Card Games, as well as Replay for the 2015 NL Wild Card Game; the Division Series (2003, 04, 05, 08, 09, 12, 13, 17); the National League Championship Series (2007, 15); and the American League Championship Series (2014, 16, 18); the World Series (2013, 17); the World Baseball Classic (2009, 13, 17); and the 2008 All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1992), Midwest League (1993), Florida State League (1994), Eastern League (1995-96), International League (1997) and Pacific Coast League (1998)...was behind the plate for Tim Lincecum's no-hitter at San Diego on July 13, 2013.

PERSONAL: Born in March 1972 in Minnesota...resides in Florida...has been married for 23 years and has five children…1990 graduate of Cretin Derham High School in St. Paul, the same alma mater as former umpire Tim Tschida…as a senior, was co-captain of his high school baseball team…taught himself how to throw left-handed in high school after severely injuring his right arm in his freshman year...began umpiring Little League games in college…proudest moments of his Major League career were working home plate for the first time and working the plate for Game Seven of the 2017 World Series…does work on behalf of Umps Care Charities (umpscare.com)...participates in church activities, attends daily Mass and helps organize the Tampa Men's Catholic Conference every year...enjoys spending time with his family and working out in the offseason.

Bill Welke - 3

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 19.5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...worked the AL Wild Card Game (2014, 16); Division Series (2003, 06, 11, 15); the 2014, 2016 and 2017 National League Championship Series; the 2015 World Series; and the 2003 and 2016 All-Star Games...served as a Replay Official for the 2017 Wild Card Games...worked the Rockies-Dodgers NL West Tiebreaker Game before the 2018 Postseason and then served as one of the Replay Officials in the 2018 Division Series...attended the Jim Evans Umpire Academy in 1991...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1991), Midwest League (1992), Florida State League (1993-94), Southern League (1995), Eastern League (1996) and International League (1997-98)...he and his brother Tim were paired on the same crew in the 2005 regular season and again from 2008-2010.

PERSONAL: Born in August 1967 in Michigan...resides in Michigan...married with four children…received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration (Management) from Western Michigan University in 1990…spends time volunteering at schools in the offseason…hobbies include hunting and golf.

Hunter Wendelstedt- 21

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 20 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was named one of the umpires for the 2011 All-Star Game in Arizona, working second base....has worked the 2015 NL Wild Card Game; Division Series (2003, 10, 13-14, 16); the 2006, 2015 and 2017 American League Championship Series; the 2018 National League Championship Series; the 2014 World Series; and the 1995 and 1996 Hall of Fame Games in Cooperstown, NY...was a part of the crew that worked the 2008 MLB China Series, the first MLB games ever played in China, and the 2008 Japan Opening Series...worked the San Diego round of the 2009 and 2017 World Baseball Classic...participated in MLB's Umpire Camp for Marines as an instructor in March 2009 in San Diego...previously umpired in the Appalachian League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Eastern League, International League, Pacific Coast League, Arizona Fall League and Florida Instructional League...was behind the plate for a no-hitter for the first time in his Major League career in April 2018, when Oakland's Sean Manaea blanked Boston...Hunter and his late father Harry are one of two father-son tandems ever to have both served as a plate umpire in a no-hitter (along with Lou and Mike DiMuro).

PERSONAL: Born in June 1971 in Atlanta...resides in Louisiana...married to Katherine…has two children: Bridget Elizabeth and Hailey Grace...graduated from Father Lopez High School…played baseball while attending Loyola University…is a Vice President of the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School…involved with the YMCA Ormond Beach and YMCA Edgewater Charity Golf Tournaments; the Blood Drive at Wendelstedt Umpire School; and the New Orleans Jesuits…earliest memory of baseball was meeting Steve Garvey at Dodger Stadium in 1976…proudest moment as a Major League Umpire was working Major League games with his father, 33-year National League Umpire Harry, who passed away in March of 2012…Hunter and Harry worked several series together during August of 1998, when Hunter was a call-up umpire...wears his father's uniform number, 21…enjoys traveling, skiing and following University of Florida football in the offseason…hobbies include fishing, cooking and skiing.

Joe West, Crew Chief - 22

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 41 Years

CAREER: Joe's 41-year career ranks as the longest ever by a Major League Umpire...his 5,194 regular season games entering 2019 rank second all-time behind Hall of Famer Bill Klem's 5,375 games...Joe's 5,000th career game was on June 20, 2017 (ARI @ COL; see picture below)...per late historian David Vincent, Joe's 128 Postseason games rank second behind peer Gerry Davis' 151...Joe has worked the most Postseason events of any umpire in history except Davis...Joe has worked more World Series games (34) than any active Major League Umpire...Joe graduated first in his class in the 1974 Umpire Development School and was sent to the Western Carolina League (now the South Atlantic League), where he was later inducted into its Hall of Fame...he was promoted to the Carolina League in 1975 and in the same year was promoted to the Southern League...in the winter of 1975 he worked in the Florida Instructional League, where he was observed by Fred Flieg, who took out an option on him and took him to Spring Training for the 1976 season...after working most of the season in the Southern League, he was promoted to the American Association and on September 14, 1976, West worked his first Major League game in Atlanta at the age of 23...he worked eight games that year and the following year the National League used him as a call-up umpire....he worked another 48 games and in 1978 he became a full-time National League Umpire....in 1981 he became the youngest to umpire a National League Championship game (Dodgers-Expos)...Joe has worked with more than 150 different umpires either in regular season, Postseason, All-Star or exhibition games...two of those (Doug Harvey and Nestor Chylak) were later inducted to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and Joe says, "I've worked with a lot more who should be there."...Joe has umpired games for 67 different Hall of Famers who were either players, coaches, or managers...he umpired the first two Wild Card Games in National League history....he's umpired three All-Star Games, eight Division Series, 10 League Championships, and six World Series...was crew chief for the 2017 Midsummer Classic in Miami...his career has spanned six of the 10 Commissioners in the history of Baseball.

PERSONAL: As a 15-year old All-Star catcher for the Greenville, NC Teener League team that finished second in the National Finals, Joe remembers that the plate umpire in his final game was future Major League Umpire Frank Pulli...Joe played college football for East Carolina (Safety on the Freshman Team) and Elon College, where he quarterbacked them to three conference titles and a second-place national ranking when the only game they lost was to Abilene Christian, led by future Dallas Cowboys quarterback Clint Longley and future Philadelphia Eagles star Wilbur Montgomery...West was voted MVP of that team and in 1986 West was inducted into the Elon Sports Hall of Fame in the same class as legendary Women's Basketball Coach Kay Yow. In 2007, American League Umpire Drew Coble joined them....on May 4, 2018, Joe was inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame...West developed and patented the hard-shell chest protector used today by all Major League Umpires and owns the patent on it...he designed all of Wilson Sporting Goods high-end umpire gear, the only such equipment ever to be endorsed by Major League Baseball for use by its umpires...West appeared as the third base umpire in the Paramount Pictures movie The Naked Gun...West is a singer/songwriter who has recorded on four different albums, including "Blue Cowboy" and "Diamond Dreams"...He performed the songs "Promised Land" and "Grain of Salt" on Arbor Records, produced and released by John and Bucky Pizzarelli, called "Buck Pizzarelli and the West Texas Tumbleweeds," and he performed a duet with Julie Richardson (''You're The Reason God Made Oklahoma"), just released on Diamondback Records...Joe has performed at the Alameda County Fair (California), the North Carolina State Fair, and the "BoxCar Willie Theater" with "BoxCar" Willie (whom he was later a pallbearer for)...He has also performed at the original "Gilley's" in Pasadena, the "Palamino" in North Hollywood, and he's still a regular performer at "Handle Bar J's" in Scottsdale, and "The Scoreboard," "The Nashville Palace" and "John A's" in Nashville...he did appearances on "Nashville Now" with both Ralph Emory and T. G. Sheppard...he has sung on stage with Wayne Money, Kent Goodson, Bobby Borchers, The Super Grit Cowboy Band, J. David Sloan, "BoxCar" Willie, Merle Haggard and Bonnie Owens, The Jones Boys (George Jones' Band), The Gems (Jim Ed Brown's Band), Diva (All Girl Jazz Band from New York), Bobby Mackey, Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, Rick Seratte, Les Dudek, Jason Scheff, Johnny Lee, Mickey Gilley's Red Rose Express and Urban Cowboy Bands, Mel Tillis' Statsiders, Ray and Ron Herndon and the Herndon Brothers Band, and Charlie McCoy and the Hee Haw Band at the Grand Ole Opry...Joe was a featured guest at "Mickey Gilley's 25th Theater Anniversary" in Branson, Missouri...opened for Gene Watson in November 2018 at the Nashville Palace...a single-digit handicap, Joe spends most of his free time at Bella Collina just west of Orlando...he can be found at the World Series of Golf held at Pebble Beach every year right after Thanksgiving.

Mike Winters, Crew Chief - 33

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 29 Years

CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1990...has worked the All-Star Game (1995, 2007, 10); the 2012 N.L. Wild Card Game; Division Series (1998-2002, 06, 10, 13-15, 18); League Championship Series (1997, 2004, 08, 11-12, 17); and the World Series (2002, 06, 10, 15)...was selected as the crew chief for the 2016 All-Star Game and NL Wild Card Game, as well as the 2017 AL Wild Card Game and NLCS...was umpiring when Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken, Jr. recorded their 3,000th hits…was on the crew for Mark McGwire's record-breaking 62nd home run in 1998...attended Bill Kinnamon's Umpire School in 1982...previously umpired in the Northwest League (1982), California League (1983), Texas League (1984-85) and Pacific Coast League (1986-89).

PERSONAL: Born in November 1958 in California...resides in California...has two children…Mike and wife Alison completed the 2007 New York City Marathon and hiked the Inca Trail in 2015...received an Associate's Degree from San Diego Mesa College...attended San Diego State University...earliest memory of baseball was watching the 1968 World Series…became interested in umpiring at the age of 14 while working at the Clairemont Hilltoppers Little League…enjoys golf, skiing and spending time with his kids during the offseason.

Quinn Wolcott - 81

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 5.5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff during the 2014 regular season...was officially appointed to the full-time staff on June 30, 2014...worked his first Postseason assignment in the 2016 NL Wild Card Game, and also worked the 2017 NLDS...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...was one of the Major League Umpires selected to represent MLB during the 2018 Japan All-Star Series with Nippon Professional Baseball...had worked 149 games at the time of his promotion to the Major League staff...first worked Major League Spring Training in 2013...worked first MLB games on May 27, 2013, a Memorial Day doubleheader between Texas Rangers and the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix...previously umpired in the Northwest League (2006), Florida Instructional League (2006), Midwest League (2007) and Carolina League (2007), Arizona Instructional League (2008), Southern League (2008-2010), Pacific Coast League (2011-14), Dominican Winter League (2011-12) and Arizona Fall League (2012).

PERSONAL: Born in June 1986 in the state of Washington...resides in Tacoma...graduated from Emerald Ridge High School in 2005...played baseball and football through high school...began umpiring baseball at age 13...is a member of the Tacoma Athletic Commission...hobbies include spending time with family and friends, golfing, pickleball, working out and traveling. 

Jim Wolf - 21

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 17 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2004...has worked the 2016 NL Wild Card Game (SF-NYM) and the 2018 AL Wild Card Game (OAK-NYY); American League Division Series in 2007 (NYY-CLE), 2010 (TEX-TB) and 2014 (DET-BAL) and the National League Division Series in 2015 (NYM-LAD); the ALCS in 2011 (TEX-DET) and 2016 (TOR-CLE); the NLCS in 2017 (LAD-CHI) and 2018 (LAD-MIL); the 2015 World Series (NYM-KC); and the 2010 All-Star Game in Anaheim...was behind the plate for Dallas Braden's perfect game on Mother's Day, May 9, 2010 against Tampa Bay and for Derek Jeter's 3,000th career hit - a home run off David Price - on July 9, 2011 against Tampa Bay...previously umpired in the Arizona Rookie League, the South Atlantic League, the California League, the Texas League and the Pacific Coast League.

PERSONAL: Born in July 1969...resides in Arizona...married to Lara...graduated from El Camino Real High School in California...enjoys golfing in the off-season...his proudest moment as a Major League umpire was his first big league game (September 2, 1999)...in that game, in which San Francisco played host to Philadelphia, he worked third base while his younger brother Randy, then a pitcher for the Phillies, sat in the visiting dugout.