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
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