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Lance Barksdale – 23


CAREER: : Named to the Major League staff in July 2006...was assigned to the 2013 National League Wild Card Game and the 2014 and 2015 ALDS...umpired in the inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 and worked the first round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic in Mexico City...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 seasons in both 2013 (Henderson Alvarez) and 2014 (Jordan Zimmermann)...has 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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