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Umpires

Rob Drake – 30

MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 5 Years

CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 2010...worked the 2010 National League Division?Series between the Reds and the Phillies and was the right field umpire for Roy?Halladay's no-hitter in Game One...worked the 2012 N.L. Wild Card Game and the 2012 American League Championship Series...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 21 years of professional umpiring experience, and 2011 will be his 13th year of working MLB Spring Training or regular season games, having begun in 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...married to Yvonnka...has two children, Morgan and Nicolas...enjoys playing golf and spending time with his church and his family...resides in Arizona.

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