Jen Pawol to become third woman to umpire MLB spring training games

Jen Pawol, the first female umpire to reach Triple A in three and a half decades, is another step closer to the big leagues. Pawol will umpire major-league spring training games in Florida this season, becoming just the third woman to do so.
Pawol, who will also be elevated to the role of Triple-A crew chief, is aiming to become the first woman to umpire a regular-season MLB game. She is one of 24 umpires who will be announced Monday to do big-league spring training games.
Pawol, who was promoted to Triple A last spring, started her career in the Gulf Coast League in 2016 and has been steadily…

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