MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 3 Years
CAREER: Was promoted to the Major League staff before the 2011 season...worked Japan Opening Series in Tokyo between the A's and Mariners in 2012...has umpired professionally since 2003...has been assigned to work Major League Spring Training each year since 2009...has been called up to the Majors each year since 2008...made his Major League umpiring debut on June 25, 2008, when the Orioles played the Cubs at Wrigley Field...has worked in the New York-Penn League (2003), Midwest League (2004), Florida State League (2005), Eastern League (2006), Pacific Coast League (2007-2009) and International League (2010)...worked the Arizona Instructional League (2005), Hawaii Winter League (2006), Arizona Fall League (2007-2008) and Puerto Rico Winter League (2009).
PERSONAL: Born in October 1978...resides in Illinois with his wife, Katie, and their three sons, Anthony, Grant, and Andrew...holds a law degree (J.D.), an MBA and has passed the bar exam...once worked as an aide to Illinois Chief Federal District Court Judge Charles P. Kocoras.
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