Saturday, March 16, 2013

NBA Ejection: Malloy/Lewis/Rush & TFFL Day 128

Referees Ed Malloy (crew chief), Eric Lewis (R) and Eddie F. Rush (R2/umpire) ejected Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich for a second unsporting technical foul during the 2nd quarter of the Cavaliers-Spurs game. With 6:33 remaining in the 2nd period, Spurs F Boris Diaw was called for an offensive charge foul, the team's sixth turnover. Popvich received one technical foul for violation of the NBA's Respect for the Game guidelines and a second technical foul for leaving the coach's box and entering the playing court to argue a call. At the time of the ejection, the Cavaliers were leading, 48-44. The Spurs ultimately won the contest, 119-113.

This is Ed Malloy (14)'s third involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Eric Lewis (42)'s third involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Eddie F. Rush (32)'s first involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.


2012-13 TFFL: Day 128 (6 Games, 11 Technicals, 1 Ejection)
841: #41 Ken Mauer, #18 Matt Boland, #16 David Guthrie. Wizards' Booker; 1st, 4:17.
842: #41 Ken Mauer, #18 Matt Boland, #16 David Guthrie. Suns' Beasley; 2nd, 5:18.
843: #41 Ken Mauer, #18 Matt Boland, #16 David Guthrie. Suns' O'Neal; 2nd, 2:52.
844: #41 Ken Mauer, #18 Matt Boland, #16 David Guthrie. Suns' Hunter; 2nd, 2:17.
The Washington Wizards ultimately won the contest, defeating the Phoenix Suns, 127-105.

845: #48 Scott Foster, #23 Jason Phillips, #66 Haywoode Workman. Pacers' Vogel; 3rd, 9:42.
The Philadelphia 76ers ultimately won the contest, defeating the Indiana Pacers, 98-91.

846: #14 Ed Malloy, #42 Eric Lewis, #32 Eddie F. Rush. Spurs' Popovich; 2nd, 6:33 (consec-847).
847: #14 Ed Malloy, #42 Eric Lewis, #32 Eddie F. Rush. Spurs' Popovich; 2nd, 6:33 (consec-846).
Spurs HC Gregg Popovich ejected (second technical).
848: #14 Ed Malloy, #42 Eric Lewis, #32 Eddie F. Rush. Spurs' Jackson; 4th, 6:25.
The San Antonio Spurs ultimately won the contest, defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers, 119-113.

849: #71 Rodney Mott, #40 Leon Wood, #63 Derek Richardson. Grizzlies' Hollins; 3rd, 1:59.
The Utah Jazz ultimately won the contest, defeating the Memphis Grizzlies, 90-84.

1. (181 pts) Bino.
2. (175 pts) Boredcravens.
3. (162 pts) cyclone14.
4. (158 pts) flap0703.
5. (154 pts) Drjjulius.

Friday, March 15, 2013

NBA Ejection: Capers/Poole/Smith & TFFL Day 127

Referees James Capers (crew chief), Olandis Poole (R) and Michael Smith (R2/umpire) ejected Bucks center Larry Sanders for a second unsporting technical foul during the 4th quarter of the Heat-Bucks game. With 2:44 remaining in the 4th period, Sanders was called for a shooting foul and received two technical fouls in succession for unsporting actions before and during the subsequent official timeout. At the time of the ejection, the Heat were leading, 99-88. The Heat ultimately won the contest, 107-94.

This is James Capers (19)'s fifth involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Olandis Poole (50)'s eighth involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Michael Smith (38)'s second involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Larry Sanders' second straight game in which he has been ejected due to a second technical foul.


2012-13 TFFL: Day 127 (10 Games, 11 Technicals, 1 Ejection)
830: #23 Jason Phillips, #7 Kevin Fehr, #58 Josh Tiven. Raptors' DeRozan; 2nd, 0:22.3.
The Toronto Raptors ultimately won the contest, defeating the Charlotte Bobcats, 92-78.

831: #25 Tony Brothers, #27 Dick Bavetta, #56 Mark Ayotte. Thunder's Perkins; 3rd, 7:05.
832: #25 Tony Brothers, #27 Dick Bavetta, #56 Mark Ayotte. Magic's Nelson; 3rd, 6:22.
The Oklahoma City Thunder ultimately won the contest, defeating the Orlando Magic, 117-104.

833: #9 Derrick Stafford, #47 Bennie Adams, #59 Gary Zielinski. Lakers' Howard; 1st, 7:44.
The Los Angeles Lakers ultimately won the contest, defeating the Indiana Pacers, 99-93.

834: #49 Tom Washington, #29 Mark Lindsay, #44 Eli Roe. Hawks' Smith; 3rd, 7:43.
The Atlanta Hawks ultimately won the contest, defeating the Phoenix Suns, 107-94.

835: #8 Marc Davis, #20 Leroy Richardson, #28 Zach Zarba. Rockets' McHale; 3rd, 9:40.
The Houston Rockets ultimately won the contest, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 108-100.

836: #19 James Capers, #50 Olandis Poole, #38 Michael Smith. Bucks' Ilyasova; 2nd, 0:27.4.
837: #19 James Capers, #50 Olandis Poole, #38 Michael Smith. Bucks' Boylan; 3rd, 11:45.
838: #19 James Capers, #50 Olandis Poole, #38 Michael Smith. Heat's Wade; 3rd, 6:00.
839: #19 James Capers, #50 Olandis Poole, #38 Michael Smith. Bucks' Sanders; 4th, 2:44 (consec-840).
840: #19 James Capers, #50 Olandis Poole, #38 Michael Smith. Bucks' Sanders; 4th, 2:44 (consec-839).
Bucks C Larry Sanders ejected (second technical).
The Miami Heat ultimately won the contest, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks, 107-94.

1. (177 pts) Bino.
2. (171 pts) Boredcravens.
3. (157 pts) cyclone14.
4. (154 pts) Drjjulius, flap0703.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Todd Tichenor

Umpire Todd Tichenor
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Todd Tichenor.
Name: Todd Frederick Tichenor
Date of Birth: December 15, 1976
Place of Birth: Lincoln, Nebraska

MiLB Leagues Worked: Pioneer, South Atlantic, Carolina, Texas, Pacific Coast.
MLB Debut: 2007
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 13

Ejection History: 0 (2007), 2 (2008), 7 (2009), 0 (2010), 4 (2011), 2 (2012), 2 (2013), 1 (2014), 3 (2015), 8 (2016).

UEFL HistoryTodd Tichenor

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2013
All-Star Game: 2014
Wild Card Game: 2014
Division Series: 20152016
Championship Series2017
World Series: -

Notes: Presently resides in Kansas; hired prior to the 2012 season to replace the retiring Bill Hohn.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Tim Timmons

Umpire Tim Timmons
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Tim Timmons.
Name: Timothy Forbes Timmons
Date of Birth: December 30, 1967
Place of Birth: Columbus, Ohio

MiLB Leagues Worked: New York-Penn, South Atlantic, Carolina, Southern, International.
MLB Debut: 1999 (NL)
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 95

Ejection History: 4 (2005), 5 (2006), 4 (2007), 7 (2008), 2 (2009), 7 (2010), 2 (2011), 4 (2012), 5 (2013), 6 (2014), 3 (2015), 3 (2016).

UEFL HistoryTim Timmons

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: 2009
Wild Card Game: 2013
Division Series: 2005, 2009
Championship Series: 2011, 2014, 2015
World Series: -

Notes: Attended Ohio State University.
» Charitable endeavors include UMPS CARE Charities and the Dave Thomas Foundation.
» Hobbies include playing golf and refurbishing vintage Porsches.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: James Hoye

Umpire James Hoye
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire James Hoye.
Name: James Patrick Hoye
Date of Birth: February 8, 1971
Place of Birth: Parma, Ohio

MiLB Leagues Worked: New York-Penn, South Atlantic, Florida State, Eastern, International.
MLB Debut: 2003
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 92
Crew Chief: No

2016 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 061 (CIN P Alfredo Simon; QOC = U).

2015 Ejections: 4.
Ejection 176 (LAD RF Yasiel Puig; QOC = Y).
Ejection 130 (LAD M Don Mattingly; QOC = N).
Ejection 073 (MIA M Dan Jennings; QOC = N-C).
Ejection 018 (SD M Bud Black; QOC = Y).

2014 Ejections: 5.
Ejection 173 (STL 3BC Jose Oquendo; QOC = U).
Ejection 122 (OAK M Bob Melvin; QOC = N).
Ejection 121 (OAK 2B Nick Punto; QOC = N).
Ejection 041 (BAL P Bud Norris; QOC = U).
Ejection 030 (STL M Lloyd McClendon; QOC = U).

2013 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 168 (KC 2B Emilio Bonifacio; QOC = Y).

2012 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 081 (LAA M Mike Scioscia; QOC = Y).
Ejection 040 (OAK M Bob Melvin; QOC = U).

Ejection History: 0 (2005), 1 (2006), 3 (2007), 3 (2008), 1 (2009), 0 (2010), 1 (2011), 2 (2012), 1 (2013), 5 (2014), 4 (2015), 1 (2016).

UEFL History: James Hoye

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2006
All-Star Game: 2015
Wild Card Game: 2014
Division Series: 2011, 2015
Championship Series: -
World Series: -

Notes: Graduated from Ohio State University.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

NBA Ejections: Salvatore/Adams/Cutler, Mauer/Smith/Kogut

Referees Bennett Salvatore (crew chief), Bennie Adams (R) and Kevin Cutler (R2/umpire) ejected Bucks center Larry Sanders for a second unsporting technical foul during the 4th quarter of the Bucks-Wizards game. With 2:45 remaining in the 4th period, Sanders was called for an offensive foul and received a technical foul for a violation of the NBA's Respect for the Game Guidelines concerning the display of an overt reaction indicating resentment to a call (argued restricted area play). At the time of the ejection, the Wizards were leading, 102-88. The Wizards ultimately won the contest, 106-93.

This is Bennett Salvatore (15)'s second involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Bennie Adams (47)'s first involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Kevin Cutler (34)'s second ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.

Wrap: Milwaukee Bucks vs. Washington Wizards, 3/13/13
Video: Sanders receives 'T', gives a thumbs up for a second overt conduct technical and is ejected

Referees Ken Mauer (crew chief), Michael Smith (R) and Marat Kogut (R2/umpire) ejected Raptors guard Sebastian Telfair for a second unsporting technical foul during the 3rd-to-4th quarter intermission of the Raptors-Celtics game. With 2:58 remaining in the 3rd period, Telfair received a technical foul for unsporting actions following teammate Kyle Lowry's personal foul. Telfair was ejected prior to the beginning of the 4th period after continuing to argue the previous call. Telfair reportedly had to be restrained following the ejection. At the time of the ejection, the Celtics were leading, 81-62. The Celtics ultimately won the contest, 112-88.

This is Ken Mauer (41)'s sixth involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Michael Smith (38)'s first involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.
This is Marat Kogut (68)'s second involvement with an ejection of the 2012-13 NBA season.

Wrap: Toronto Raptors vs. Boston Celtics, 3/13/13 / Video [N/A]

2012-13 TFFL: Day 125 (11 Games, 19 Technicals, 2 Ejections)
811: #22 Bill Spooner, #45 Brian Forte, #60 James Williams. 76ers' Hawes; 2nd, 3:35.
812: #22 Bill Spooner, #45 Brian Forte, #60 James Williams. 76ers' Turner; 3rd, 2:29.
The Miami Heat ultimately won the contest, defeating the Philadelphia 76ers, 98-94.

813: #15 Bennett Salvatore, #47 Bennie Adams, #34 Kevin Cutler. Bucks' Sanders; 4th, 2:45 (consec-814).
814: #15 Bennett Salvatore, #47 Bennie Adams, #34 Kevin Cutler. Bucks' Sanders; 4th, 2:45 (consec-813).
Milwaukee Bucks C Larry Sanders ejected (second technical).
The Washington Wizards ultimately won the contest, defeating the Milwaukee Bucks, 106-93.

815: #49 Tom Washington, #42 Eric Lewis, #12 Violet Palmer. Pacers' Hibbert; 4th, 4:53 (double-816).
816: #49 Tom Washington, #42 Eric Lewis, #12 Violet Palmer. T'Wolves' Cunningham; 4th, 4:53 (d-815).
The Indiana Pacers ultimately won the contest, defeating the Minnesota Timberwolves, 107-91.

817: #41 Ken Mauer, #38 Michael Smith, #68 Marat Kogut. Celtics' Terry; 1st, 2:37.
818: #41 Ken Mauer, #38 Michael Smith, #68 Marat Kogut. Raptors' Telfair; 3rd, 2:58.
819: #41 Ken Mauer, #38 Michael Smith, #68 Marat Kogut. Raptors' Telfair; 4th, 12:00.
Toronto Raptors G Sebastian Telfair ejected (second technical).
The Boston Celtics ultimately won the contest, defeating the Toronto Raptors, 112-88.

820: #13 Monty McCutchen, #6 Tony Brown, #26 Pat Fraher. Hawks' Horford; 3rd, 2:47.
821: #13 Monty McCutchen, #6 Tony Brown, #26 Pat Fraher. Hawks' Drew; 4th, 10:30.
The Atlanta Hawks ultimately won the contest, defeating the Los Angeles Lakers, 96-92.

822: #48 Scott Foster, #20 Leroy Richardson, #30 John Goble. Thunder's Westbrook; 3rd, 5:47 (re: flagrant).
823: #48 Scott Foster, #20 Leroy Richardson, #30 John Goble. Jazz's Kanter; 4th, 11:46 (re: flagrant).
824: #48 Scott Foster, #20 Leroy Richardson, #30 John Goble. Thunder's Thabeet; 4th, 11:46 (double-825).
825: #48 Scott Foster, #20 Leroy Richardson, #30 John Goble. Jazz's Williams, Ma.; 4th, 11:46 (d-824).
826: #48 Scott Foster, #20 Leroy Richardson, #30 John Goble. Thunder's Hayward; 4th, 10:23.
The Oklahoma City Thunder ultimately won the contest, defeating the Utah Jazz, 110-87.

827: #17 Joe Crawford, #33 Sean Corbin, #79 Kevin Scott. Kings' Thomas; 1st, 0:28.3.
The Sacramento Kings ultimately won the contest, defeating the Chicago Bulls, 121-79.

828: #24 Mike Callahan, #56 Mark Ayotte, #65 Sean Wright. Grizzlies' Pondexter; 2nd, 3:16.
829: #24 Mike Callahan, #56 Mark Ayotte, #65 Sean Wright. Clippers' Crawford; 4th, 11:22.
The Memphis Grizzlies ultimately won the contest, defeating the Los Angeles Clippers, 96-85.

1. (176 pts) Bino.
2. (170 pts) Boredcravens.
3. (157 pts) cyclone14.
4. (154 pts) Drjjulius.
5. (153 pts) flap0703.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Doug Eddings

Umpire Doug Eddings
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Doug Eddings.
Name: Douglas Leon Eddings
Date of Birth: September 14, 1968
Place of Birth: Las Cruces, New Mexico

MiLB Leagues Worked: Arizona, Florida State, Eastern, Texas, Venezuelan, International, Pacific Coast.
MLB Debut: 1998 (AL)
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 88
Crew Chief: No

2016 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 132 (HOU 1B Marwin Gonzalez; QOC = N).
Ejection 049 (DET M Brad Ausmus; QOC = N).

2015 Ejections: 4.
Ejection 168 (ATL M Fredi Gonzalez; QOC = Y).
Ejection 161 (DET 2B Ian Kinsler; QOC = Y).
Ejection 084 (LAD 1B Adrian Gonzalez; QOC = N).
Ejection 026 (NYM P Jon Niese; QOC = Y).

2014 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 164 (SF M Bruce Bochy; QOC = N).
Ejection 155 (BOS M John Farrell; QOC = Y).

2013 Ejections: 4.
Ejection 178 (ATL 1B Freddie Freeman; QOC = U).
Ejection 177 (ATL C Gerald Laird; QOC = U).
Ejection 130 (OAK M Bob Melvin; QOC = Y).
Ejection 090 (ATL CF B.J. Upton; QOC = Y).

2012 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 062 (BOS 3B Kevin Youkillis; QOC = Y).
Ejection 052 (BAL C Matt Wieters; QOC = Y).

Ejection History: 5 (2005), 4 (2006), 4 (2007), 4 (2008), 4 (2009), 2 (2010), 1 (2011), 2 (2012), 4 (2013), 2 (2014), 4 (2015), 2 (2016).

UEFL History: Doug Eddings

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: 2004
Wild Card Game: 2014
Division Series: 2000, 2002
Championship Series: 2005
World Series: -

Notes: Attended Mexico State University before leaving to attend Wendelstedt Umpiring School in Florida.
» Co-owner of Ump 88 Irish Grill located in Las Cruces, New Mexico 88007.
» Target of fan website firedoug.com in response to 2005 ALCS incident.
» Hobbies include golf, working out, motorcycle riding (Harley-Davidson).

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Scott Barry

Umpire Scott Barry
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Scott Barry
Name: Scott Adam Barry
Date of Birth: August 3, 1976
Place of Birth: Battle Creek, Michigan

MiLB Leagues Worked: Appalachian, South Atlantic, Midwest, Carolina, Arizona Instructional, Eastern, International.
MLB Debut: 2006
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 87
Crew Chief: No

2016 Ejections: 3.
Ejection 139 (BOS 3BC Brian Butterfield; QOC = Y).
Ejection 021 (MIN M Paul Molitor; QOC = Y).
Ejection 020 (MIN P Paul Pressly; QOC = Y).

2015 Ejections: None.
2014 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 175 (LAD M Don Mattingly; QOC = U).

2013 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 143 (TOR M John Gibbons; QOC = N).
Ejection 031 (TB M Joe Maddon; QOC = N [C]).

2012 Ejections: 1
Ejection 133 (KC M Ned Yost; QOC = Y).

Ejection History: 0 (2006), 1 (2007), 0 (2008), 1 (2009), 3 (2010), 1 (2011), 1 (2012), 2 (2013), 1 (2014), 0 (2015), 3 (2016).

UEFL History: Scott Barry

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2006
All-Star Game: 2014
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: 2012, 2014
Championship Series: -
World Series: -

Notes: Secondary Education teaching degree, Oliver College; social sciences, minor in health/phys ed.
» Hobbies include golf, weightlifting and working on classic cars.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Vic Carapazza

Umpire Vic Carapazza
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Vic Carapazza.
Name: Victor Joseph Carapazza
Date of Birth: July 6, 1979
Place of Birth: Port Jefferson, New York

MiLB Leagues Worked: Gulf Coast, Florida State, New York-Penn, Florida Instructional, Arizona Instructional, Midwest, Eastern, Dominican, Pacific Coast, International.
MLB Debut: 2010
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 19
Crew Chief: No

2016 Ejections: 5.
Ejection 096 (TOR C Russell Martin; QOC = Y).
Ejection 095 (TOR M John Gibbons; QOC = N).
Ejection 094 (TOR DH Edwin Encarnacion; QOC = N).
Ejection 064 (LAA 3B Yunel Escobar; QOC = Y).
Ejection 022 (CHC CF Dexter Fowler; QOC = Y).

2015 Ejections: 5 (4 Reg Season + 1 Post-Season).
Ejection P-2 (TOR OF Michael Saunders; QOC = U).
Ejection 133 (ARI P Dominic Leone; QOC = U).
Ejection 132 (ARI HC Turner Ward; QOC = U).
Ejection 125 (PIT M Clint Hurdle; QOC = N).
Ejection 124 (PIT C Francisco Cervelli; QOC = N).

2014 Ejections: 7 (5 Reg Season + 2 Post-Season).
Ejection P-2 (WAS M Matt Williams; QOC = Y).
Ejection P-1 (WAS 2B Asdrubal Cabrera; QOC = Y).
Ejection 160 (BOS C David Ross; QOC = Y).
Ejection 112 (TOR HC Kevin Seitzer; QOC = N).
Ejection 100 (TEX LF Michael Choice; QOC = N).
Ejection 099 (TEX DH Alex Rios; QOC = Y).
Ejection 038 (TEX PC Mike Maddux; QOC = Y).

2013 Ejections: 4.
Ejection 128 (CLE SS Asdrubal Cabrera; QOC = Y).
Ejection 116 (PHI SS Jimmy Rollins; QOC = U).
Ejection 095 (MIN M Ron Gardenhire; QOC = Y).
Ejection 050 (NYY M Joe Girardi; QOC = Y).


Ejection History: 0 (2010), 5 (2011), 2 (2012), 4 (2013), 7 (2014), 5 (2015), 5 (2016).

UEFL HistoryVic Carapazza

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: 2014
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: 2014, 201520162017
Championship Series: -
World Series: -

UEFL Noteworthy Umpire of the Year: 2014
UEFL Fill-In Umpire of the Year: 2010
UEFL Worst Umpire of the Year: 2016

Notes: Hired prior to the 2013 season, son-in-law of former AL umpire and supervisor Rich Garcia.
» Served in the United States Air Force prior to enrolling in the Wendelstedt Umpire School ('03).
» Hobbies include golfing, traveling, family time & serving at The Chapel church in Tarpon Springs, FL.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Manny Gonzalez

Umpire Manny Gonzalez
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Manny Gonzalez.
Name: Manuel Augusto Gonzalez
Date of Birth: December 4, 1979
Place of Birth: Caracas, Distrito Federal [Valencia], Venezuela

MiLB Leagues Worked: Gulf Coast, New York-Penn, South Atlantic, Florida State, Texas, Southern, International.
MLB Debut: 2010
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 79

2012 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 080 (NYM 1B Ike Davis; QOC = N) [1st career ejection].

Ejection History: 0 (2010), 0 (2011), 1 (2012), 1 (2013), 0 (2014), 2 (2015), 1 (2016).

UEFL HistoryManny Gonzalez

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: -
Wild Card Game: 2015
Division Series2016
Championship Series: -
World Series: -

Notes: Hired prior to the 2013 season, he is the first Venezuelan-born major league umpire.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Jim Reynolds

Umpire Jim Reynolds
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Jim Reynolds.
Name: James Norris Reynolds IV
Date of Birth: December 22, 1968
Place of Birth: Marlborough, Massachusetts

MiLB Leagues Worked: NY-Penn, South Atlantic, California, Eastern, Southern, American Association, International.
MLB Debut: 1999 (AL)
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 77

2012 Ejections: None.
Ejection History: 1 (2005), 2 (2006), 2 (2007), 1 (2008), 0 (2009), 3 (2010), 1 (2011), 0 (2012), 3 (2013), 0 (2014), 2 (2015), 1 (2016).

UEFL HistoryJim Reynolds

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2013
All-Star Game: 2004
Wild Card Game: 20152017
Division Series: 2005, 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013, 2014
Championship Series: 2010, 201520162017
World Series: 2014

UEFL Ejection of the Year: 2015

Notes: Received a Bachelor's in Communications Journalism from the University of Connecticut (1991).
» After a chance encounter with Dan Iassogna during a UConn fire drill, took a college course on umpiring.
» Treasurer/Secretary of UMPS CARE Charities.
» Hobbies described as Midwifery, late-night diaper runs and "sleep deprivation experiments."

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Alfonso Marquez

Umpire Alfonso Marquez
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Alfonso Marquez.
Name: Alfonso Márquez
Nickname: Fonzie (official spelling) or "Fonsie" (sic)
Date of Birth: April 12, 1972
Place of Birth: Zacatecas, Zac., Mexico

MiLB Leagues Worked: Arizona Instructional, Northwest, Midwest, California, Southern, Pacific Coast.
MLB Debut: 1999 (NL)
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 72

Ejection History: 4 (2005), 3 (2006), 6 (2007), 4 (2008), 0 (2009), 3 (2010), 4 (2011), 5 (2012), 2 (2013), 1 (2014), 3 (2015), 2 (2016).

UEFL HistoryAlfonso Marquez

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2013
All-Star Game: 2006
Wild Card Game: 2017
Division Series: 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2015
Championship Series: 2003, 2008, 201320162017
World Series: 2006, 2011, 2015

UEFL Umpire of the Year: 2015
UEFL Honorable Umpire of the Year: 2011

Notes: First Mexican-born umpire to appear on the MLB staff; first to work a Major League game.
» Inducted into the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame (2001), received Zacatecas award for baseball career.
» Founded charity Fonzie's Kids, which raises money and collects clothes/sporting goods for children.
» Hobbies include going to the gym, golf and motorcycles.
» Wears a #72 patch on center of chest protector as tribute to his good friend, NHL Linesman Stephane Provost, who was killed in a 2005 motorcycle accident. Marquez and Barrett visited Provost before the crash.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Ted Barrett

Umpire Ted Barrett
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Ted Barrett.
Name: Edward George "Ted" Barrett
Date of Birth: July 31, 1965
Place of Birth: Pasco, Washington

MiLB Leagues Worked: Northwest, Arizona Instructional, California, Texas, Pacific Coast.
MLB Debut: 1994 (AL)
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 65
Crew Chief: Yes

2016 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 082 (TOR M John Gibbons; QOC = Y-C).

2015 Ejections: None.
2014 Ejections: 4.
Ejection 136 (MIN M Ron Gardenhire; QOC = Y).
Ejection 096 (ARI P Evan Marshall; QOC = U).
Ejection 095 (ARI M Kirk Gibson; QOC = Y).
Ejection 089 (TEX M Ron Washington; QOC = Y).

2013 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 144 (TOR P Mark Buehrle; QOC = N-C).
Ejection 142 (TOR SS Jose Reyes; QOC = Y).

2012 Ejections: None.
Ejection History: 3 (2005), 1 (2006), 4 (2007), 3 (2008), 3 (2009), 2 (2010), 1 (2011), 0 (2012), 2 (2013), 4 (2014), 0 (2015), 1 (2016).

UEFL History: Ted Barrett

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2009, 2013
All-Star Game: 2007
Wild Card Game: 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016
Division Series: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2011, 20142017
Championship Series: 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 20152016
World Series: 2011, 2014

UEFL Umpire of the Year: 2014
UEFL Honorable Umpire of the Year: 2012, 2013, 2014
UEFL Crew Chief of the Year: 2014, 2016

Notes: Graduated (Kinesiology) from Cal State Hayward, where he was captain of the football team (1988).
» Holds a Master's Degree in Biblical Studies at Trinity University; Doctorate in Theology (Dr. Rev).
» Played football and basketball at Foothill Jr. College; was an amateur boxer and semi-pro baseball player.
» Ordained as a minister in 2007, co-founded the professional umpire ministry Calling for Christ.
» Charitable endeavors include UMPS CARE.
» Hobbies include coaching youth sports, church, boxing, weight lifting and Harley-Davidson motorcycles.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Jim Joyce

Umpire Jim Joyce
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Jim Joyce.
Name: James A. Joyce III
Date of Birth: October 3, 1955
Place of Birth: Toledo, Ohio

MiLB Leagues Worked: Midwest, Florida Instructional, Texas, Pacific Coast, International, Dominican.
MLB Debut: 1987 (AL) / Last Game: 2016 (MLB)
Level: MLB (Retired)
Umpire Uniform Number: 66
Crew Chief: Yes

2016 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 158 (TOR M John Gibbons; QOC = Y).
Ejection 153 (HOU M AJ Hinch; QOC = N).

2015 Ejections: 4.
Ejection 054 (MIL P Will Smith; QOC = U).
Ejection 050 (NYY PC Larry Rothschild; QOC = Y).
Ejection 017 (KC SS Alcides Escobar; QOC = U).
Ejection 011 (KC P Yordano Ventura; QOC = U).

2014 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 134 (DET M Brad Ausmus; QOC = Y).

2013 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 126 (ATL 3B Chris Johnson; QOC = N).

2012 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 026 (HOU M Brad Mills; QOC = Y).

Ejection History: 4 (2000), 3 (2001), 2 (2002), 2 (2003), 3 (2004), 1 (2005), 0 (2006), 1 (2007), 2 (2008), 3 (2009), 0 (2010), 4 (2011), 1 (2012), 1 (2013), 1 (2014), 4 (2015), 2 (2016).
Ejections, Career: 73.
First Ejection: 6/6/89 (Ken Griffey; Balls/Strikes).
Final Ejection: 9/11/16 (John Gibbons; Replay Review).
Most Common Ejectee: Tony LaRussa (4 times; 5/20/90, 9/24/95, 7/8/03, 5/23/11).

UEFL History: Jim Joyce

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: -
All-Star Game: 1994, 2001, 2012
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2013
Championship Series: 1997, 2004, 2006, 2007
World Series: 1999, 2001, 2013

UEFL Umpire of the Year: 2009, 2013
UEFL Honorable Umpire: 2010, 2012
2013 Call of the Year: October 26, 2013: Joyce's obstruction call ends Game 3 of the 2013 World Series

Notes: Received a Bachelor's degree in Education from Bowling Green State University (1977).
» Inducted into the Central Catholic HS Sports HOF (2000) & Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame (2009).
» Hobbies include camping, golfing, coaching basketball in the off-season, reading, art and Christmas lighting.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Chad Fairchild

Umpire Chad Fairchild
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Chad Fairchild.
Name: Chadwick Jarrett Fairchild
Date of Birth: December 30, 1970
Place of Birth: Sandusky, Ohio

MiLB Leagues Worked: Gulf Coast, New York-Penn, South Atlantic, Florida State, Southern, International.
MLB Debut: 2004
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 4
Crew Chief: No

2016 Ejections: None.
2015 Ejections: None.
2014 Ejections: None.
2013 Ejections: 8.
Ejection 107 (DET M Jim Leyland; QOC = Y).
Ejection 106 (DET 3B Miguel Cabrera; QOC = Y).
Ejection 103 (ATL M Fredi Gonzalez; QOC = N).
Ejection 099 (WAS RF Jayson Werth; QOC = Y).
Ejection 092 (DET M Jim Leyland; QOC = U).
Ejection 091 (DET P Luke Putkonen; QOC = U).
Ejection 013 (ARI M Kirk Gibson; QOC = Y).
Ejection 012 (ARI RF Cody Ross; QOC = Y).
Pre-Season 2 (PIT C Russell Martin; QOC = U).

2012 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 103 (CIN C Devin Mesoraco; QOC = Y).

Ejection History: 2 (2005), 0 (2006), 7 (2007), 3 (2008), 2 (2009), 0 (2010), 5 (2011), 1 (2012), 8 (2013), 0 (2014), 0 (2015), 0 (2016).

UEFL History: Chad Fairchild

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2006
All-Star Game: 2013
Wild Card Game: -
Division Series: 2011, 2012, 2015, 2016
Championship Series: 2017
World Series: -

Notes: Presently resides in Florida.

UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire: Chris Guccione

Umpire Chris Guccione
Presenting the UEFL Profile of MLB Umpire Chris Guccione.
Name: Christopher Gene Guccione
Nickname: "Gooch"
Date of Birth: June 24, 1974
Place of Birth: Salida, Colorado

MiLB Leagues Worked: Pioneer, Midwest, California, Texas, Pacific Coast.
MLB Debut: 2000
Level: MLB
Umpire Uniform Number: 68
Crew Chief: No

2016 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 072 (KC HC Dale Sveum; QOC = Y).
Ejection 023 (NYY M Joe Girardi; QOC = Y).

2015 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 203 (TEX M Jeff Banister; QOC = Y).

2014 Ejections: 2.
Ejection 140 (PHI M Ryne Sandberg; QOC = Y).
Ejection 139 (PHI P A.J. Burnett; QOC = Y).

2013 Ejections: 1.
Ejection 011 (CHC M Dale Sveum; QOC = Y).

2012 Ejections: 0.
Ejection History: 8 (2005), 4 (2006), 6 (2007), 3 (2008), 1 (2009), 3 (2010), 3 (2011), 0 (2012), 1 (2013), 2 (2014), 1 (2015), 2 (2016).

UEFL History: Chris Guccione

Postseason and Special Events History
World Baseball Classic: 2006, 2013
All-Star Game: 2011
Wild Card Game: 20122017
Division Series: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Championship Series: 20122017
World Series: 2016

UEFL Best Umpire of the Year: 2016
UEFL Noteworthy Umpire of Year: 20112012

Notes: 2011 grand marshal of Salida, CO Parade of Lights.
» Hobbies include hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, snowshoeing and winemaking.
» Has climbed multiple 14,000+ foot peaks throughout Colorado with wife Amy and dog Remington.