Major League Baseball announced today that Chris Guccione has been promoted to the full-time Major League Umpiring staff.
Guccione has 14 years of professional umpiring experience, having worked in the Pioneer League (Rookie), the Midwest League (Class A), the California League (Class A), the Texas League (Double-A) and the Pacific Coast League (Triple-A). The 34-year-old native of Colorado has worked Major League Spring Training and has been a call-up umpire at the Major League level since the 2000 season. Guccione will be a member of Ed Montague's crew, alongside Jerry Layne and Tony Randazzo, and will wear number 68.
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