2018 World Series Umpires

2018-10-23 17:19:54

Ted Barrett

World Series Dodgers @ Red Sox

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Ted Barrett served as crew chief for the Dodgers-Red Sox fall classic along with six additional umpires selected from the AL and NL Division Series crews this postseason.

The Replay Official for the League Champion Series and World Series served in MLBAM's New York-based Replay Operations Center for games one and two of the series.  He joined the on-field crew for games three through seven. The home plate umpire for game one of the series moved to serve as the Replay Official for games three through seven.

HP: Tim Timmons

Became a member of the Major League staff in 2001...worked the 2013 and 2014 Wild Card Games, with the latter in a Replay capacity; the National League Division Series in 2005 (SD-STL) and 2009 (COL-PHI); the 2011 and 2015 National League Championship Series; and the 2014 American League Championship Series; and the 2009 All-Star Game in St. Louis...served as a Replay Official in the 2017 Division Series...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...was a part of the crew that worked MLB China Series 2008, the first MLB games ever played in China, and the 2008 Japan Opening Series...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League (1991), South Atlantic League (1992), Carolina League (1993-94), Southern League (1995-96) and International League (1997-2001).

1B: Kerwin Danley

Became a member of the Major League staff in 1998...has worked the Division Series (2000-01, 04, 06, 08, 11 , 15-Replay), the 2007 American League Championship Series, the 2008 World Series and the 2007 and 2016 All-Star Game...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006...previously umpired in the Northwest League (1985), California League (1986), Texas League (1987-89), Pacific Coast League (1990-95) and International League (1996-97).

2B: Ted Barrett

Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed crew chief for the 2013 season...has worked AL Wild Card Games (2012-13, 15-16); Division Series (2000- 03, 06-07, 11, 14); the League Championship Series (2005, 08-10, 12-13, 15-16); the 2007, 2011 and 2014 World Series; the 2007 All-Star Game; and the 2004 Japan All-Star Tour...served as the crew chief for the 2015 AL Wild Card Game and NLCS, as well as the 2017 ALDS...worked the 2017 World Baseball Classic...is the only umpire ever to work the plate for multiple perfect games (David Cone’s on July 18, 1999 and Matt Cain’s on June 13, 2012); he also called balls and strikes for Ervin Santana’s no-hitter on July 27, 2011 and was at first base for Seattle’s combined no-hitter on June 8, 2012, just five days before Cain’s gem...Ted and Eric Cooper are tied for most no-hitters called as the plate umpire, with three apiece...was the plate umpire for Greg Maddux’s 300th win on August 7, 2004...was an instructor at MLB’s inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB’s Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006 and participated in MLB’s Umpire Camp for Marines as an instructor in March 2009 in San Diego...worked the first round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Mexico City and was the crew chief for the 2013 WBC Championship Game...previously worked in the Pacific Coast League (1993-99), Arizona Fall League (1993-95), Texas League (1992), California League (1990-91), Arizona Instructional League (1989- 90) and the Northwest League (1989)...began his professional career in extended spring training upon his graduation from the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1989.

3B: Chad Fairchild

Joined the Major League staff in 2010...worked the 2011 National League Division Series (STL-PHI), the 2012 NLDS (SF-CIN), the 2015 NLDS (NYM-LAD); the 2016 ALDS (TOR-TEX); and the 2017 ALCS (HOU-NYY)...was selected for the 2013 All-Star Game at Citi Field, working right field...became a professional umpire in 1997...has worked in the Gulf Coast League, New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Florida State League, Texas League, Southern League, International League and the Venezuela League...has worked Major League Spring Training games and began as a call-up umpire for Major League games since 2004...worked the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006.

LF: Jeff Nelson

Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was a pointed a crew chief for the 2014 season...has worked the N.L. Wild Card Game (2012, 15-16); the Division Series (2000, 01, 05, 08-09, 14, 17); the League Championship Series (2002, 04, 10-12, 15-16); the World Series (2005, 09, 14); and the 2006 and 2014 All-Star Games...his assignment to the 2014 Midsummer Classic was in his native state of Minnesota...was an instructor at MLB's inaugural Umpire Camps (MLBUC.com), held at MLB's Urban Youth Academy in Compton, California, in November 2006, and returned in an instruction capacity in November 2010...attended the Joe Brinkman Umpire School in 1989...previously umpired in the Pioneer League (1989), Arizona Instructional League (1989), Florida State League (1990-91), Eastern League (1992-93), American Association (1997), Pacific Coast League (1994-96, 98), Florida Instructional League (1990-93) and Arizona Fall League (1996).

RF: Jim Reynolds

Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the 2015 and 2017 NL Wild Card Games; Division Series (2005, 07-08, 12-14, 16); the League Championship Series (2010, 15-17); the 2014 World Series; the 2004 All-Star Game; and the 2004 Japan All-Star Tour...worked the final game at Tiger Stadium and the first game at Comerica Park...attended the Jim Evans Umpire Academy in 1992 and was an instructor there from 1993-96...previously umpired in the NY-Penn League (1992), South Atlantic League (1993), California League (1994), Eastern League (1995), Southern League (1996), American Association (1997) and International League (1998)...serves as Treasurer/Secretary of Umps Care Charities.

Replay: Fieldin Culbreth

Became a member of the Major League staff in 1999...was appointed a crew chief for the 2013 season...has worked the Division Series (2002, 04, 07-08, 12, 14, 17), League Championship Series (2000, 03, 06, 09-11), the 2008 and 2012 World Series and the 2006 All-Star Game in Pittsburgh...was assigned to the 2008 National League Division Series between the Brewers and Phillies...was on the crew that officiated the 2006 N.L. Championship Series...worked the game when Cal Ripken Jr. recorded his 3,000th hit...previously umpired in the Gulf Coast League, South Atlantic League, Southern League, Pacific Coast League and International League.

Replay Assistant: Chris Conroy

Was appointed to the Major League staff in June 2013...worked the 2015 A.L. Wild Card Game and worked as a Replay Official during the 2014 and 2016 Division Series...worked the 2014 Japan All-Star Series, as well as the 2017 All-Star Game in Miami...began as a Minor League umpire in 2000...worked at the Triple-A level from 2006 until his promotion to the Majors in the summer of 2013...worked 267 Major League games as a call-up umpire since his Major League debut on September 29, 2010...has been assigned to Major League Spring Training since 2009...previously umpired in the New York-Penn League, South Atlantic League, Carolina League, Eastern League, Arizona Fall League, Pacific Coast League and International League...worked in the AFL in 2007 and 2009-10.