Monday, October 23, 2017

2017 World Series Umpire Crew and Roster

The 2017 World Series umpire roster is now available, listed by crew assignment. The Replay Official for the LCS and World Series serves in MLBAM's New York-based Replay Operations Center for Games One and Two of the series, before joining the on-field crew for Games Three through Seven. The home plate umpire for Game One of the series correspondingly serves as the Replay Official for Games Three through Seven.

The 2017 Fall Classic umpiring crew is comprised of umpires from the 2017 Division Series. The following configuration refers to positions as assigned for Game 1 of the World Series and indicates prior assignments for the 2017 Division Series. Four of the seven World Series umpires came from NLDS-A (ARI@LAD), while one umpire came from each of the remaining three Division Series.

World Series (Houston Astros @ Los Angeles Dodgers)
HP: Phil Cuzzi '1st WS' [Game 1 Plate] [Replay Review Games 3-7] (from NLDS-A [ARI@LAD])
1B: Paul Nauert '1st WS' [Game 2 Plate] (from NLDS-A [ARI@LAD])
2B: Gerry Davis* [Game 3 Plate] (from NLDS-A [ARI@LAD])
3B: Laz Diaz [Game 4 Plate] (from NLDS-B [CHC@WAS])
LF: Bill Miller* [Game 5 Plate] (from NLDS-A [ARI@LAD])
RF: Dan Iassogna [Game 6 Plate] (from ALDS-A [NYY@CLE])
Replay: Mark Wegner [Game 7 Plate] [On-Field Games 3-7] (from ALDS-B [BOS@HOU])

Replay Assistant, World Series: Tripp Gibson (from AL Wild Card [MIN@NYY])

Bold text denotes World Series Crew Chief, * denotes regular season Crew Chief, ^1st^ denotes first postseason assignment; `1st WS` denotes first World Series assignment. Per UEFL Rule 4-3-c, all umpires selected to appear in the World Series shall receive four bonus points for this appearance; crew chiefs shall receive one additional bonus point for this role (five points total). Officials assigned to replay review (without an on-field role) only do not receive points for this role.


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