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Lance Barksdale – 23


CAREER: Was named to the Major League staff in July 2006...was assigned to the 2013 NL Wild Card Game; the 2017 AL Wild Card Game; the 2014-16 ALDS; and the 2017 NLCS...umpired in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 and worked the first round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Mexico City, as well as the 2017 WBC...was the left field umpire for the 2012 All-Star Game in Kansas City...was behind the plate when Arizona's Randy Johnson tied the Major League record for strikeouts in a game with 20 on May 8, 2001 vs. Cincinnati...uniquely, Lance was the third base umpire for no-hitters on the last day of the season in both 2013 (Henderson Alvarez) and 2014 (Jordan Zimmermann)...worked in the Appalachian League (1993), the South Atlantic League (1994-95), the Florida State League (1995-96), the Florida Instructional League ('96), the Southern League (1997), the Pacific Coast League (1998-2005), the Arizona Fall League (1999-2000) and the International League (2006).

PERSONAL: Born in March 1967 in Mississippi...resides in Mississippi...he and wife Jennifer have a daughter, Jordan, and a son, Hayden...enjoys playing sports and coaching his kids.

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