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Carlos Torres (umpire)

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Template:Infobox baseball biography Carlos Torres Nuldis (born September 14, 1978) is a Venezuelan professional umpire in Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his major league debut in 2015.

Career[edit source | edit]

Torres began umpiring in Minor League Baseball in 2009, working his way up to the Triple-A International League where he umpired during 2013–2015.[1] As a fill-in MLB umpire, he made his major league debut on July 17, 2015, umpiring at second base as the Cincinnati Reds hosted the Cleveland Indians.[2]

During the 2016 season, he umpired 141 games, including 35 as home plate umpire, while issuing three ejections. Torres was added to the full-time MLB umpiring staff for the 2017 season.[1] That year, he umpired 111 games, including 29 behind the plate. He issued 10 ejections, with three coming in a May 19 contest between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins,[3][4] and five during an August 24 game between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees in which the benches cleared three times during the game..[5][6]

Torres also umpired during qualifying rounds of the 2017 World Baseball Classic.[1]

In 2019, Torres received his first postseason assignment working right field in the 2019 National League Wild Card Game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Washington Nationals.[7]

References[edit source | edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Carlos Torres (umpire)". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  2. "Cincinnati Reds 6, Cleveland Indians 1". Retrosheet. July 17, 2015. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  3. "Los Angeles Dodgers 7, Miami Marlins 2". Retrosheet. May 19, 2017. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  4. "MIA@LAD: Stripling throws at Stanton, benches clear". MLB.com. May 19, 2017. Retrieved September 1, 2018 – via YouTube.
  5. "Detroit Tigers 10, New York Yankees 6". Retrosheet. August 24, 2017. Retrieved September 1, 2018.
  6. "Yankees and Tigers' heated altercation". MLB.com. August 24, 2017. Retrieved September 1, 2018 – via YouTube.
  7. "2019 Wild Card, Division Series Umpires Roster". CloseCallSports.com. September 30, 2019. Retrieved September 30, 2019.

External links[edit source | edit]

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