Thursday, July 11, 2013
Roster: 2013 MLB All-Star Game Umpires
MLB has announced the umpires for the 2013 All-Star Game to be held on July 16 at Citi Field in New York:
HP: John Hirschbeck -cc: Working his third All-Star Game (1989, 2004), Hirschbeck will serve as crew chief for just the first time. Hirschbeck has worked eight Division Series, four League Championship Series and three World Series. This is his first special event since returning to baseball this spring after recovering from testicular cancer.
1B: Wally Bell: Third All-Star Game (1997, 2007). Bell has worked six Division Series (1998, 99, 2003-04, 06, 12), foul League Championship Series (2000, 01, 05, 10) and the 2006 World Series. Also worked the 2013 World Baseball Classic Championship Round in San Francisco.
2B: Larry Vanover: Second All-Star Game (1999). Vanover has worked the 2006 AL Division Series and 2007 NL Championship Series.
3B: Paul Emmel: Second All-Star Game (2002). Emmel has worked seven Division Series (2002-03, 06, 08-10, 12) and the 2007 AL Championship Series. Also worked the 2009 World Baseball Classic Championship Round in Los Angeles.
LF: Rob Drake: First All-Star Game. Worked the 2010 NL Division Series, 2012 NL Wild Card Game and 2012 AL Championship Series.
RF: Chad Fairchild: First All-Star Game. Worked two Division Series (2011, 12).