Josh Barfield #29

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/190

Josh Barfield MLB Career Stats

.264 16 112 35 .671

Josh Barfield Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua LaRoy Barfield
  • Born: 12/17/1982 in Barquisimento, Venezuela
  • Draft: 2001, San Diego Padres, 4th rd. (120th overall)
  • High School: Klein Oak, Spring, TX
  • Debut: April 3, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 6/25/2009
  • Relationship(s): son of Jesse Barfield
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MLB Career Stats 1012 133 267 16 112 35 .264 .295 .671


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Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2003 Lake Elsinore CAL
2005 Portland PCL Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Philadelphia NL

Josh Barfield Leaderboards

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2006 21 17th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2007 5 24th in AL

Josh Barfield Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2012 2B Josh Barfield elected free agency.
May 21, 2012 2B Josh Barfield assigned to Bowie Baysox.
May 20, 2012 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 2B Josh Barfield to a minor league contract.
April 28, 2012 Norfolk Tides released 2B Josh Barfield.
April 17, 2012 2B Josh Barfield assigned to Norfolk Tides from Aberdeen IronBirds.
April 4, 2012 Josh Barfield assigned to Norfolk Tides.
April 4, 2012 Josh Barfield assigned to Aberdeen IronBirds from Norfolk Tides.
March 15, 2012 Baltimore Orioles signed free agent 2B Josh Barfield to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 2B Josh Barfield elected free agency.
April 2, 2011 2B Josh Barfield assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
November 19, 2010 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent 2B Josh Barfield to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
July 6, 2010 Portland Beavers activated 2B Josh Barfield from the 7-day disabled list.
July 1, 2010 2B Josh Barfield assigned to Portland Beavers.
May 24, 2010 Portland Beavers activated 2B Josh Barfield from the 7-day disabled list.
April 16, 2010 Portland Beavers placed 2B Josh Barfield on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 14, 2010.
April 5, 2010 2B Josh Barfield assigned to Portland Beavers.
March 10, 2010 IF Josh Barfield assigned to San Diego Padres.
November 9, 2009 2B Josh Barfield elected free agency.
August 11, 2009 Cleveland Indians sent Josh Barfield outright to Columbus Clippers.
June 29, 2009 Cleveland Indians optioned 2B Josh Barfield to Columbus Clippers.
June 3, 2009 Cleveland Indians recalled Josh Barfield from Columbus Clippers.
May 12, 2009 Cleveland Indians optioned Josh Barfield to Columbus Clippers.
May 2, 2009 Cleveland Indians recalled Josh Barfield from Columbus Clippers.
April 15, 2009 Cleveland Indians optioned Josh Barfield to Columbus Clippers.

Joshua LaRoy Barfield Bio Info

Joshua LaRoy Barfield... Single... 2001 graduate of Klein High School (TX)... Father, Jesse, spent 12 seasons in the major leagues between NYY and TOR (1981-92)... Is the godson of former reliever Mike Jackson... His brother, Jeremy, is in the OAK minor league system... Hobbies: Watching movies and cooking... Signed by: Jimmy Dreyer. 2010 Spent the season with Portland (AAA)...Played 32 games at 2nd base, 31 at 3rd base and 11 in LF...Appeared in every slot of the batting order except for leadoff...Hit .343 (24-70) with RISP; batted .625 (5-8) with the bases loaded...Had a season-best 5 hits, 5/28 at Colorado Springs...Raised his season avg from .154 to .383 after going 14-for-21 (.667) over a 5-game span, 5/28-6/2...Hit .352 (45-128) in 36 road games and .241 (33-137) in 42 home games...Was on the DL twice: 4/14-5/24 (left 5th finger contusion) and 6/24-7/6 (right hamstring strain) 2009 Made CLE's Opening Day roster but shuttled between CLE and Columbus (AAA) all season...Was optioned to Columbus and recalled by CLE on 3 separate occasions; outrighted to Columbus on 8/11...Hit .330 (29-88) over a 20-game span, 8/14-9/5 2008 Split the season between AAA Buffalo, Cleveland and the disabled list...Began the year at Buffalo where was hitting .255 (66-259) with 16 2B, 1 3B, 5HR & 21 RBI in 62 games with the Bisons before being recalled to Cleveland on June 9 when Asdrubal Cabrera was sent out...Appeared in 2 games on June 9-10 before injuring his left middle finger on a check swing during at bat on June 10 vs. Minnesota...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 12 (retro to 6/11) and eventually had surgery on June 17 reconstruct a tendon in his left hand/middle finger...Surgery was conducted in Baltimore, MD by Dr. Tom Graham...Began a 20-day rehab assignment on August 14 in Akron and it was later transferred to Buffalo on August 18...Spent the remainder of the minor league season w/the Bisons and was activated off the DL on September 2...Overall with the Tribe he appeared in 12 games, making 8 starts at second base (9G at 2B)...Upon his activation from the DL he was 6 for 27 (.222) w/2RBI in 9 games in September...Hit safely in the final 4 games of the season...At Buffalo he hit .252 (53-210) w/3HR & 15RBI and .247 (22-89) off LHP w/2HR & 8RBI...Best month was May where he hit .281 (34-121) w/11 2B & 8RBI in 29 games...Overall OPS at Buffalo was .659 (.292 OB%, .368SLG%)...Overall was 9 for 44 (.204) on his rehab assignment to Akron and Buffalo (13G)...Was 4 for 5 w/a 2B & 2RBI on opening day, April 3, at Norfolk...At Buffalo he hit .320 (33-103) w/ runners on base and .228 (13-57) with RISP...On the year he compiled a .984 (6E, 367TC) fielding % at Buffalo in 71 games at second base...Spent off-season training near the Goodyear Complex in Arizona. 2007 Spent first season in the American League, his second full season in the big leagues... Had an inconsistent offensive season and did not play much over the last 7 weeks of the season ... Was excellent defensively, compiling a fielding % of .975 (595TC, 15E) in 120 games at second base (115GS) ... Started 7 for 60 (.117) thru 16 games/April 25 before hitting .278 (30-108) in May and .317 (33-104) in June ...Was won of the club's most clutch hitters, hitting .284 (33-116) with RISP and .346 (18-52) with RISP-20uts... Problems resurfaced in the 2nd half as he hit .193 (21-109) with an on-base % of .226 and lost his regular spot in the line-up in Mid-August (had 1 RBI over his last 25 games from July 28-on) ... From August 15 thru the end of the season served mainly as a pinchrunner and made 5 starts at second base with 17 at bats over the last 6 weeks of the season ... Longest hitting streak was 9 games from May 18-26 ... Had an Indians season-high 2 triples on May 12 at Oakland ... Did not homer from May 26 thru August 9 (238AB) ...Was 7 for his last 43 from August 4th on. 2006 Had a successful rookie campaign for the Padres in 2006, spending the entire season in the Major Leagues where he hit .280 (151-539) with 32 doubles, 3 triples, 13 homers & 58 RBI in 150 games...He stole 21 bases in 26 attempts (81%) and scored 72 runs as he ranked 2nd among Major League rookies in steals and was 5th in hits & doubles among MLB first-year players...Also ranked 6th among NL rookies in runs (72) and total bases (228)...His 32 doubles were 2nd in Padres history by a rookie and his 72 runs and 151 hits were each 5th in club history...Josh's .987 fielding percentage (684TC, 9E, 84DP) ranked 3rd among all National League 2B as his 684 total chances ranked 4th in the NL at the position...Offensively, Josh hit .331 (40-121, .587SLG) off left-handed pitching, .319 (63-206, .484SLG) away from Petco Park and .306 (63-206) with runners on base...His .319 road average was the 3rd highest total in the entire National League...He also appeared in 4 games of the NLDS vs. St. Louis...Strung together a career-long nine-game hit streak Sept. 18-28, hitting at a .314 clip (11-for-35) with five RBI and six runs scored during the streak...Swiped his 20th stolen base September 24 vs. Pittsburgh, becoming the ninth rookie in franchise history to steal 20 bases...Hit a dramatic walk-off, three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth and tied his career high with four RBI Sept. 4 vs. Colorado...Became the eighth player in franchise history to make his Major League debut as an Opening Day starter, batting eighth on April 3 vs. SF...Went 1-for-4 with a run scored in the contest and collected first big league hit, a single up the middle off Jason Schmidt in the 5th inning...Hit his first career home run 11 games later, a solo shot in the first inning April 17 at Colorado...Hit his first career grand slam August 17 vs. San Francisco in his first career pinch-hit at-bat...The slam marked the ninth pinch-hit grand slam in franchise history and the first by a rookie...Earned National League Rookie of the Month honors for July, finishing first among all rookies with 40 hits and first among NL rookies with a .400 (40-100) average....His 40 hits in July set a new club rookie record for hits in a month and ranked 2nd among all NL batters...Recorded his first career multi-homer game (2) and collected a career-high four RBI on July 27 at Colorado...Notched a career-high four hits July 6 at Philadelphia. 2005 Spent the entire season at Triple-A Portland where he posted a .310 average (160-for-516) with 15 home runs and 72 RBI...was the starting second baseman for the U.S. at the Futures Game in Detroit (Comerica Park), his second appearance at the All-Star a career .300 hitter (726-for-2422) over five minor league seasons...opened the season hitting .250 (19-for-76) in the month of April and steadily increased his average each month, including hitting .388 (33-for-85) during the month of July...hit a combined .349 (207-for-307) in a three-month span from June-August (83 games)...had 13 games in which he tallied three or more hits, including a season-high four hits on two occasions: May 27 at Colorado Springs and July 24 at Fresno...finished tied for second in the PCL with 160 hits...had three hitting streaks of nine or more games including a season-long 14-gamer from August 14-27 when he hit .414 (24-for-58) with four home runs...Posted a .346 average (88-for-254) at home with 18 doubles and nine home 38 games batting second in the order, hit .378 with 23 runs scored...posted a .323 average (80-for-186) vs. left-handed pitching and hit .347 (43-for-124) with runners in scoring position...In 137 games at second base, compiled a .980 fi elding percentage, committing just 13 errors in 642 chances, his highest mark in fi ve minor league seasons...took part in 83 double plays, also matching his career high. 2004 Spent the entire season at Double-A Mobile where he played in 138 games with 136 starts at second base... batted .248 (129-for-521) with 18 home runs and a Southern League-best 90 RBI... led the BayBears in hits, at-bats, RBI and tied for the club lead in doubles (28)... his 79 runs scored were the seventh best mark in the league... had 32 multi-hit games, including a season-best 4-for-5 outing May 17... had a season-long 10-game hitting streak from May 4-May 14... posted a .444 average (12-for-27) with 10 RBI over a seven-game hitting streak from July 7-July 16... collected a season-best four RBI on two occasions, May 7 and July 1... his lone multi-homer game came May 12 when he went 2-for-4 with two solo shots...hit .332 (66-for-199) vs. left-handers. 2003 Was named the California League Most Valuable Player and the Padres 2003 Minor League Player of the Year, hitting .337 with 16 home runs and 128 RBI...appeared in the Futures Game for the U.S. Team played during the All-Star break at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago...his RBI total led all minor leaguers...led the California League in hits (185), doubles (46), RBI and extra-base hits (68)...established career highs in batting average, at-bats (549), runs (99), hits, doubles, triples (6), home runs, on-base percentage (.389) and slugging percentage (.530)...registered a season-high 12-game hitting streak, July 4-19, during which he batted .407 (22-for-54) with three doubles, three home runs and 16 RBI...hit above .300 in April (.362), May (.325), June (.344), July (.356) and August (.314) 69 games at The Diamond, batted .377 (104-for-276) with five home runs and 72 RBI...hit .374 (73-for-195) with five home runs and 47 RBI against left-handed pitching... went 112-for-354 (.316) with 11 home runs and 81 RBI vs. right-handers. 2002 Was named San Diego's Co-Minor League Player of the Year along with Jon Knott after leading the Midwest League with 164 hits and 536 at-bats, and ranking sixth with a .306 batting average...led Single-A Fort Wayne in average, total bases (216), runs scored (73) and games (129)...started the season with hits in 11 of his fi rst 12 games, going 20- for-51 (.392), April 4-16...named Northwest League Player of the Week for June 17-23...went 4-for-4 with his fi rst career grand slam and fi ve RBI June 23 vs. Peoria...that game highlighted a season-best 11-game hitting streak, during which he went 25-for-48 (.521)...was hitless in his next two games, then hit safely in 17 of his next 18 affairs, June 29-July 17...went 5-for-5 August 25 vs. Michigan before being promoted to Single-A Lake Elsinore the following day...drove in four runs in just six games with the Storm. 2001 Named the No. 3 prospect in the Pioneer League and 12th-best in the Padres' chain by Baseball America following his professional debut at Rookie-Level Idaho Falls...led the Pioneer League Padres in average (.310), hits (86), RBI (53), total bases (121), runs scored (51), sac fl ies (4), at-bats (277) and games (66)...hit safely in 10 consecutive games (16-for-44) from July 16-25 and went on to reach base safely in 20 straight, July 16-August 10...during that stretch, drove in 17 runs in 19 games July 17-August 8...finished the season on a 15-game hitting streak August 17-September 2, batting .343 (23-for-67) with 20 RBI.