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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
Contract: view contract details

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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

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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

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

Depth Charts

C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Rob Segedin
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Chase Utley
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
LF1Andre Ethier
2Andrew Toles
3Franklin Gutierrez
4Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
Starting Pitcher
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Hyun-Jin Ryu
5Brandon McCarthy
6Scott Kazmir
7Brock Stewart
8Alex Wood
Relief Pitcher
R1Kenley Jansen
2Sergio Romo
3Pedro Baez
4Grant Dayton
5Luis Avilan
6Chris Hatcher
7Ross Stripling
8Yimi Garcia
9Josh Ravin
10Josh Fields
11Adam Liberatore