MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 14 Years
CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the Division Series (2000, 02), the 2005 American League Championship Series and the 2004 All-Star Game...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...single...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...is the owner of Ump 88 Irish Grill in New Mexico.« Back to umpire roster
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