Monday, February 6, 2017

2017 Season MLB Umpire Crews - Pre-Season Edition

Here are the umpire crews for MLB's 2017 season, with 76 umpires on the staff spread over 19 umpiring crews. Visit the UEFL's Umpire Roster and Profiles page for a sortable list of all MLB and MiLB call-up umpires (which will be sortable by 2017 crew). This is an unofficial and preliminary pre-season look at the 2017 MLB umpire crew list and is subject to change prior to or during Spring Training or the regular season. Stay tuned for information regarding registration for the 2017 UEFL season.

2017 MLB Umpire Crews (By Umpiring Crew Chief Seniority)

Crew #Crew ChiefUmpire 2Umpire 3Umpire 4
Crew 112 Davis, Gerry11 Randazzo, Tony30 Drake, Rob[New Hire MLBU]
Crew 232 DeMuth, Dana39 Nauert, Paul68 Guccione, Chris[New Hire MLBU]
Crew 35 Scott, Dale77 Reynolds, Jim91 Knight, Brian94 Barrett, Lance
Crew 422 West, Joe21 Wendelstedt, Hunter49 Fletcher, Andy64 Porter, Alan
Crew 538 Cederstrom, Gary56 Cooper, Eric80 Johnson, Adrian[New Hire MLBU]
Crew 624 Layne, Jerry51 Hudson, Marvin2 Bellino, Dan83 Estabrook, Mike
Crew 79 Gorman, Brian58 Iassogna, Dan16 DiMuro, Mike73 Gibson, Tripp
Crew 88 Kellogg, Jeff95 Timmons, Tim92 Hoye, James93 Little, Will
Crew 920 Hallion, Tom10 Cuzzi, Phil19 Carapazza, Vic90 Ripperger, Mark
Crew 1033 Winters, Mike14 Wegner, Mark60 Foster, Marty76 Muchlinski, Mike
Crew 1125 Culbreth, Fieldin6 Carlson, Mark54 Bucknor, CB79 Gonzalez, Manny
Crew 1265 Barrett, Ted55 Hernandez, Angel23 Barksdale, Lance74 Tumpane, John
Crew 1345 Nelson, Jeff63 Diaz, Laz88 Eddings, Doug89 Blaser, Cory
Crew 1426 Miller, Bill44 Danley, Kerwin13 Tichenor, Todd[New Hire MLBU]
Crew 1541 Meals, Jerry46 Kulpa, Ron15 Hickox, Ed98 Conroy, Chris
Crew 1627 Vanover, Larry72 Marquez, Alfonso4 Fairchild, Chad86 Rackley, David
Crew 1757 Everitt, Mike52 Welke, Bill1 Dreckman, Bruce71 Baker, Jordan
Crew 1850 Emmel, Paul7 O'Nora, Brian87 Barry, Scott81 Wolcott, Quinn
Crew 1934 Holbrook, Sam53 Gibson, Greg28 Wolf, Jim70 Reyburn, DJ
DL/RetN/AObtained byClose Call SportsUEFL
New MLB Umpires ([New Hire MLBU]): Adam Hamari, Gabe Morales, Pat Hoberg, Carlos Torres.

Notes and Observations
Mike Winters and Jeff Nelson's crews are the only two that remain unchanged from 2016 to 2017.
≫ Longtime 1-2 combos Scott-Iassogna, West-Danley, and Layne-Wendelstedt have been split.
≫ Former crewmates and small-tall duo Jerry Meals and Jordan Baker are on separate crews.
≫ Retirement Recap: Bob Davidson, John HirschbeckJim Joyce, Tim Welke.

Statistical Promotions or Leftward Lateral Movement:
≫ From Umpire 2 (or Interim) to Crew Chief: Paul Emmel, Mike Everitt, Sam Holbrook.
≫ From Umpire 3 to Umpire 2 (Backup Crew Chief): Paul Nauert*, Tim Timmons.
≫ From Umpire 4 to Umpire 3: Dan Bellino, Chad Fairchild, Adrian Johnson, Todd Tichenor.
*NOTE: Paul Nauert was an Umpire 2 in 2015, and an Umpire 3 in 2016.

Statistical Rightward Lateral Movement:
≫ From Umpire 3 to Umpire 4: Alan Porter (switched crews).


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