2nd-year ump Scott Barry picked for Tigers-A’s
Scott Barry, completing just his second season as a full-time
major league umpire, has been selected to work the AL division
series between Detroit and Oakland.
The 36-year-old was the lone umpire with no previous postseason
experience announced Friday among the 24 for the division series.
He was a minor league ump from 2000-10 and started as a big league
fill-in in 2005.
Barry will be in right field for Saturday’s opener, which means
under the normal rotation he will not work behind the plate in the
Dana DeMuth heads that crew, with Gerry Davis, Brian Gorman and
Joe West crew chiefs for the other series.
Jim Reynolds will work the plate for the Athletics-Tigers
opener, with Mark Wegner at first, DeMuth at second, Eric Cooper at
third and Wally Bell in left.
The New York Yankees’ series against Baltimore or Texas will
have Tony Randazzo behind the plate in Game 1, with Angel Hernandez
at first, Gorman at second, Fieldin Culbreth at third, Mike Everitt
in left and Mark Carlson in right.
The Cincinnati-San Francisco series starts with Phil Cuzzi
behind the plate, Brian O’Nora at first, Davis at second, Dan
Iassogna at third, Tom Hallion in left and Chad Fairchild in
Washington’s series against Atlanta or St. Louis begins with
Paul Emmel at the plate, Marvin Hudson at first, West at second,
Jim Joyce at third, Alfonso Marquez in left and Ed Hickox in
For the new wild-card series, Jeff Kellogg worked the plate for
the Cardinals and Braves on Friday, with Mike Winters at first,
Gary Cederstom at second, Jeff Nelson at third, Sam Holbrook in
left and Rob Drake in right.
Gary Darling was behind the plate for the Orioles and Rangers,
with Jerry Layne at first, Ted Barrett at second, Bill Miller at
third, Greg Gibson in left and Chris Guccione in right.