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Josh Fields | Relief Pitcher | #46

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/19/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 194
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Georgia
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (20) / SEA
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Dodgers recalled RHP Josh Fields from Triple-A Oklahoma City.
Fields earned his promotion by throwing three scoreless frames in the minors. The right-hander will occupy a middle relief role in Los Angeles. Jul 1 - 9:05 PM

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

Fields has pitched well overall for the Dodgers this season but has been knocked around of late. Sergio Romo is back from the disabled list to take his spot in the bullpen.
Jun 19 - 7:52 PM

Josh Fields was credited with a save after getting four outs Friday against the Padres.

The Dodgers scored four runs in the top of the ninth, giving them an 8-2 lead, so they left Fields in to get the save. He's allowed just one run and amassed a 17/3 K/BB ratio over 11 1/3 innings this season. Still, since he has the option year left, he could yet see more time in Triple-A.
May 6 - 2:42 AM

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

He was just sent down over the weekend but is able to return since he's replacing the injured Hyun-Jin Ryu (hip). Fields boasts a 1.29 ERA and 12/1 K/BB ratio over seven relief innings this season.
May 1 - 7:32 PM

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

Fields heads to the minors to make room for LHP Grant Dayton, who was activated from the disabled list in a corresponding move. Fields has pitched well in two stints with the Dodgers this year, notching a 1.29 ERA with 12 strikeouts and just one walk in seven innings of work in nine appearances. It likely won't be long before he gets another opportunity in the majors.
Apr 29 - 6:30 PM

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

Fields is back in the bigs to fill in for setup man Grant Dayton, who suffered an intercostal strain on Monday. Fields has thrown three scoreless innings with six strikeouts this year in the major leagues.
Apr 18 - 8:53 PM

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

The right-hander was holding down a spot in the bullpen while Pedro Baez was on the disabled list. Fields pitched well in his four games with the Dodgers, hurling three shutout innings while striking out six. He should get another chance with the big league club soon.
Apr 14 - 6:35 PM

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

Fields struggled this spring and his velocity was down, but he's getting an early promotion, anyway. Don't count on him being used in high-leverage situations.
Apr 7 - 2:06 PM

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

Fields pitched well down the stretch for the Dodgers last season, but his velocity was down this spring and he posted a 9.72 ERA over nine appearances. He'll try to get back on track in the minors before rejoining the big league bullpen.
Mar 28 - 11:17 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Cody Bellinger
2Adrian Gonzalez
3Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Chris Taylor
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Andre Ethier
4Andrew Toles
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
3Trayce Thompson
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Alex Wood
4Hyun-Jin Ryu
5Brandon McCarthy
6Kenta Maeda
7Scott Kazmir
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Brandon Morrow
4Adam Liberatore
5Luis Avilan
6Chris Hatcher
7Grant Dayton
8Ross Stripling
9Yimi Garcia
10Brock Stewart
11Josh Fields