MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 11 Years
CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2004...has worked the American League Division Series in 2007 (NYY-CLE) and in 2010 (TEX-TB); the 2011 American League Championship Series; 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, 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 member of the Phillies, sat in the visiting dugout.« Back to umpire roster
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