MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11.5 Years
CAREER: Became a member of the Major League staff in 1998...has worked the 2004 All-Star Game; the Division Series (2005, 07, 10); the 2008 American League Championship Series; the 2009 and 2011 National League Championship Series; and the 2010 World Series...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 moment was walking on the field for the first time under contract.
PERSONAL: Born in July 1965 in Kentucky...resides in Kentucky...married to Susie...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...he and some friends began a fishing lure business, Cabin Creek Popeye Jigs...enjoys fishing, hunting, golf, and spending time with his family...most admires his parents for the job they did raising their family.« Back to umpire roster
© MLBAM, LP. All rights reserved.
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.