Tuesday, January 14, 2014

MLB Promotes Mike Estabrook to Umpiring Staff

Congratulations to new full-time MLB umpire Mike Estabrook, officially promoted to the full time staff on Tuesday. Other hires will be announced as information becomes available.

Estabrook is the first umpire hired under the auspices of Monday's rumored MLB umpiring set for Tuesday afternoon.

Estabrook regularly worked during the 2013 regular season (101 games) and comes into full-time MLB employment with 696 games of major league experience. Estabrook has 14 career MLB ejections since working his first game as a call-up in 2006.

The 37-year-old Estabrook began his professional baseball career out of the Harry Wendelstedt Umpire School in 1999 when he was placed into the Gulf Coast League. Since then the Boynton Beach, Florida resident worked the Appalachian, South Atlantic, Florida State and Venezuelan Leagues before promotion to AAA's International League in 2005, where he remained through 2013 and his 2004 promotion to the MLB staff. Estabrook worked the Arizona Fall League in 2006.

The hire was confirmed by the Wendelstedt School.

3 comments :

Gil Imber said...

Baker, Rackley, Blazer, Barrett, Reyburn, Muhlinski, Estabrook

Gil Imber said...

This a guess or confirmed

Gil Imber said...

CONGRATULATIONS MIKE ON YOUR PROMOTION WE ARE PROUD OF YOU JON AND GILDA JOHNSON WE HAD A GOOD TIME REFEREEING BASKETBALL DEC 1998 IN GREENVILLE FLORIDA AND NOW YOU ARE LIVING YOUR DREAM GOD BLESS YOU

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