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Josh Fields | Relief Pitcher | #46

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/19/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 193
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Georgia
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (20) / SEA
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Dodgers and RHP Josh Fields avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $1.05 million contract.
He was arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter. Fielder put up a 2.79 ERA in 22 appearances with the Dodgers in 2016. Jan 13 - 2:12 PM

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Dodgers recalled RHP Josh Fields from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Fields has put up a 6.04 ERA in 25 1/3 innings at the major league level this season. He figures to be used in mop-up duty.
Fri, Sep 2, 2016 05:25:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Josh Fields to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Fields had allowed 15 hits and six runs -- five earned -- over 9 2/3 innings with the Dodgers. The right-hander holds a brutal 6.04 ERA in 25 1/3 total innings this season between Los Angeles and Houston.
Tue, Aug 23, 2016 09:40:00 PM

Dodgers recalled RHP Josh Fields from Triple-A Albuquerque.

Fields came over from the Astros in exchange for Yordan Alvarez. The team initially optioned him to Triple-A on Tuesday before turning back around and promoting him on Wednesday. After being demoted by the Astros in May, the 30-year-old right-hander pitched to a 1.65 ERA with a 32/7 K/BB ratio (27 1/3 innings) for Triple-A Fresno. He figures to see relatively low-level work with the Dodgers, at least initially.
Wed, Aug 3, 2016 06:45:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHP Josh Fields to Triple-A Albuquerque.

Fields was acquired from the Astros on Monday, but the Dodgers want him to keep working on his craft in the minors. He has a 1.65 ERA and 32/7 K/BB ratio in 27 1/3 innings at Triple-A since Houston demoted him in May. The right-hander could be up in September, or even a little before.
Tue, Aug 2, 2016 05:16:00 PM

Dodgers acquired RHP Josh Fields from the Astros for 1B Yordan Alvarez.

Fields has struggled to the tune of a 6.89 ERA in 15 appearances in the majors this season, but he has posted a 1.65 ERA and 32/7 K/BB ratio over 27 1/3 innings since being demoted to Triple-A in May. The 30-year-old is a nice flier for Los Angeles.
Mon, Aug 1, 2016 05:13:00 PM

Astros optioned RHP Josh Fields to Triple-A Fresno.

Max Stassi is also headed to Triple-A. The Astros needed to clear roster spots for Jason Castro (paternity) and Lance McCullers (shoulder), who are both returning on Friday. Fields has struggled this year, allowing 14 runs (12 earned) over 15 2/3 innings. He'll be back with Houston at some point in 2016.
Thu, May 12, 2016 10:55:00 PM

Astros and RHP Josh Fields avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract.

The financials of the deal aren't available. Fields held a 3.55 ERA and 67/19 K/BB ratio over 50 2/3 relief innings in 2015 and should be a key piece of the Astros' bullpen again in 2016.
Fri, Jan 15, 2016 03:38:00 PM

Astros recalled RHP Josh Fields from Double-A Corpus Christi.

Fields got squeezed off the roster a week and a half ago, but it wasn't about his performance. The 30-year-old has a strong 2.20 ERA and 54/15 K/BB ratio over 41 innings this season.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 11:24:00 AM

Astros optioned RHP Josh Fields to Double-A Corpus Christi.

The move clears a spot for Vincent Velasquez on the active roster. Fields should be back when rosters expand in September.
Thu, Aug 20, 2015 04:21:00 PM

Josh Fields (knee) tossed a scoreless inning in the Astros' win over the Tigers on Sunday.

Fields struck out two of the four batters he faced. He was shut down for a bit after taking a comebacker off the outside of his right knee last Thursday. It was no big deal. Fields, 29, boasts a 0.87 ERA and 18/3 K/BB ratio in 10 1/3 innings this season for Houston.
Mon, May 25, 2015 08:41:00 AM

Josh Fields (knee) could be available to pitch as soon as Sunday.

Fields suffered a bone contusion on the outside of his right knee when he was hit by a comebacker Thursday. He threw a bullpen session Saturday and is expected to be fine.
Sun, May 24, 2015 10:01:00 AM

Josh Fields was diagnosed with a bone contusion on the outside of his right knee.

Fields was forced to exit Thursday's game after he was hit in the leg by a comebacker. Fortunately, X-rays came back negative and it sounds like he won't have to miss much time.
Thu, May 21, 2015 05:05:00 PM

Josh Fields left Thursday's game against the Tigers in the bottom of the ninth inning after he was hit in the right leg by a comebacker.

The ball, which was hit by Anthony Gose, appeared to hit him around his knee. He limped off the field before being replaced by Will Harris. The Astros should provide an update soon.
Thu, May 21, 2015 04:14:00 PM

Astros activated RHP Josh Fields from the 15-day disabled list.

Fields has been working his way back from a groin injury suffered on March 23. His rehab has gone well and Astros manager A.J. Hinch was praising Fields' stuff after a April 18 minor league rehab game. Once back with the Astros, the pitcher will assume middle-inning duty, with an occasional shot at the eighth inning.
Thu, Apr 23, 2015 03:08:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
3Bobby Wilson
4Kyle Farmer
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Ike Davis
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Jose Fernandez
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
2Rob Segedin
LF1Andrew Toles
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Trayce Thompson
3Enrique Hernandez
4Brett Eibner
5Tyler Holt
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Scott Kazmir
5Brandon McCarthy
6Julio Urias
7Hyun-Jin Ryu
8Brock Stewart
9Ross Stripling
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Grant Dayton
4Alex Wood
5Luis Avilan
6Josh Fields
7Chris Hatcher
8Adam Liberatore
9Josh Ravin
10Jacob Rhame
11Yimi Garcia
12Brandon Morrow
13Steve Geltz