Here are the umpires that will be calling the opening game of the series:
Home Plate: Jim Reynolds (previous experience: three division series, one league championship series)
First Base: Mark Wegner (five DS, one LCS)
Second Base: Dana DeMuth (seven DS, five LCS, four world series)
Third Base: Eric Cooper (six DS, one LCS)
Left Field: Wally Bell (five DS, four LCS, one WS)
Right Field: Scott Barry (first postseason assignment)
DeMuth, who is in his 29th year as a Major League umpire, will also be playing the role of crew chief for this series.
Rookie Jarrod Parker (13-8, 3.47 ERA) will be facing off against last year's Cy Young winner Justin Verlander (17-8, 2.64 ERA) Saturday evening when Game 1 begins at 6:00 p.m. EST.