Josh Fields

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/195
  • Age: 30

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Josh Fields 2015 Postseason Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 10.80 1.2 4 1.80

Josh Fields Postseason Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 10.80 1.2 4 1.80

Josh Fields Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
4-1 3.55 50.2 67 1.14

Josh Fields MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
9-10 4.27 143.1 177 1.21

Josh Fields Bio

  • Full Name: Joshua David Fields
  • Born: 8/19/1985 in Athens, GA
  • Draft: 2008, Seattle Mariners, 1st rd. (20th overall)
  • College: Georgia
  • Debut: April 2, 2013
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Postseason Stats 0 0 10.80 2 0 0 1.2 4 1.80
Postseason Career Stats 0 0 10.80 2 0 0 1.2 4 1.80
2015 Stats 4 1 3.55 54 0 0 50.2 67 1.14
MLB Career Stats 9 10 4.27 149 0 9 143.1 177 1.21

Josh Fields Four-seam FB Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Astros AL 604 Four-seam FB 94.47 94.74 2269.00 6.51 88.80
MLB Avg - - - Four-seam FB 92.90 92.54 2213.00 6.16 89.87
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January 15, 2016 at 4:43 PM ET

Keuchel, Astros avoid arbitration

Astros left-hander Dallas Keuchel cashed in on winning the 2015 American League Cy Young Award by avoiding arbitration on Friday with a one-year, $7.25 million deal with the club, a source confirmed for MLB.com.

September 1, 2015 at 2:03 AM ET

Astros' roster expansion begins with trio

The Astros made their first of what should be a few waves of roster moves after their 8-3 win over the Mariners on Monday night in advance of Tuesday's date to expand the rosters by calling up right-handed pitcher Josh Fields, infielder Jonathan Villar and selecting left-hander Joe Thatcher to the Major League roster.

Awards

Josh Fields Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2009 Peo Javelinas AFL
2010 Peo Javelinas AFL

Josh Fields Leaderboards

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Season SV Rank
2013 5 20th in AL

Josh Fields Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 1, 2015 Houston Astros recalled Josh Fields from Corpus Christi Hooks.
August 20, 2015 Houston Astros optioned RHP Josh Fields to Corpus Christi Hooks.
April 23, 2015 Josh Fields roster status changed by Houston Astros.
April 11, 2015 Houston Astros sent RHP Josh Fields on a rehab assignment to Fresno Grizzlies.
April 1, 2015 Houston Astros placed RHP Josh Fields on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 27, 2015. Right groin strain
July 4, 2014 Houston Astros activated RHP Josh Fields from the 15-day disabled list.
June 15, 2014 Houston Astros placed RHP Josh Fields on the 15-day disabled list. Soreness in right forearm
May 14, 2014 Houston Astros recalled RHP Josh Fields from Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 7, 2014 Houston Astros optioned RHP Josh Fields to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 31, 2013 Josh Fields roster status changed by Houston Astros.
May 28, 2013 Houston Astros sent RHP Josh Fields on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.
May 14, 2013 Quad Cities River Bandits sent RHP Josh Fields on a rehab assignment to Corpus Christi Hooks.
May 10, 2013 Josh Fields roster status changed by Quad Cities River Bandits.
April 8, 2013 Houston Astros placed RHP Josh Fields on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 4, 2013. Right forearm strain.
December 6, 2012 Houston Astros claimed RHP Josh Fields off waivers from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 3, 2012 Josh Fields assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
July 31, 2011 Seattle Mariners Traded LHP Erik Bedard to Boston Red Sox; Tacoma Rainiers Traded RHP Josh Fields to Pawtucket Red Sox; Boston Red Sox Traded CF Trayvon Robinson to Seattle Mariners and Portland Sea Dogs Traded OF Chih-Hsien Chiang to Jackson Generals.
July 28, 2011 Josh Fields roster status changed by Tacoma Rainiers.
July 24, 2011 Tacoma Rainiers placed RHP Josh Fields on the temporarily inactive list.
July 1, 2011 RHP Josh Fields assigned to Tacoma Rainiers from Jackson Generals.
June 15, 2011 Josh Fields roster status changed by Jackson Generals.
May 25, 2011 Jackson Generals placed RHP Josh Fields on the 7-day disabled list.
March 25, 2011 RHP Josh Fields assigned to Seattle Mariners.
September 27, 2010 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx activated RHP Josh Fields from the 7-day disabled list.
June 12, 2010 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx placed RHP Josh Fields on the 7-day disabled list. tightness in right forearm
April 5, 2010 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx activated RHP Josh Fields from the 7-day disabled list.
August 7, 2009 West Tenn Diamond Jaxx placed RHP Josh Fields on the 7-day disabled list.

Joshua David Fields Bio Info

Graduated from Prince Avenue Christian School (GA) in 2005 where he starred as a two-way player for the Wolverines. Went on to attend the University of Georgia where he played from 2005-2008 ... his school-record 41 career saves are the most in SEC history...was selected by Atlanta in the second round of the June 2007 draft but did not sign, opting to stay at Georgia for his senior season. As a senior in 2008, was named the Stopper of the Year by the NCBWA as the nation's best closer after posting a 3.38 ERA and recording a school-record 18 saves...was named the SEC Pitcher of the Year and received First Team All-American honors by Collegiate Baseball/Louisville Slugger ... was also a finalist for the Clemens Award and a semifinalist for the Golden Spikes Award. Was selected in the first round (20th overall) by Seattle in the June 2008 draft ... signed by Mariners scout Chuck Carlson. Selected by Houston with the first overall pick in the Major League portion of the 2012 Rule 5 Draft...became the third Rule 5 pitcher in the last three seasons that the Astros were able to keep on their roster the entire season, joining RHP Rhiner Cruz (2012) and RHP Aneury Rodriguez (2011). Is signed to a one-year contract that runs through the 2014 season.

2014

In his sophomore season, appeared in a career-high 54 games and 54.2 innings, going 4-6 with a 4.45 ERA (27ER/54.2IP)...was third on the club in appearances in what was his second Major League season...led all Astros relievers in strikeouts (70), innings (54.2) and strikeouts per 9.0 innings ratio (11.52)...finished third on the club in holds (8) and second in strikeout to walk ratio (4.12)...according to Fangraphs.com, ranked eighth among AL relievers in wins above replacement (1.5)...marked the highest WAR by an Astros reliever since RHP Dan Wheeler posted a 1.5 mark in 2006...among AL relievers, ranked 11th in strikeouts per 9.0 innings...also ranked fifth in home runs per 9.0 innings ratio (0.33, 2HR/54.2IP)...his 21 multi-strikeout games ranked tied for 10th among AL relievers, and marked the most by an Astros reliever since RHP Jose Valverde had 25 in 2008...his 11.52 strikeouts per 9.0 innings ratio marked the highest by an Astros reliever since RHP Brad Lidge (11.82) in 2007...following a brief stint in the minors, was one of the AL's top relief pitchers from May 17 through the end of the season...went 4-3 with two saves, eight holds, a 2.32 ERA (11ER/42.2IP), 10 walks, 55 strikeouts, a .208 opponents' average and a 0.98 WHIP in 40 games over that span...had two long scoreless appearance streaks over that span: a 12-gamer (June 12-July 29) and a nine-gamer to end his season (Aug. 19-Sept. 9)...made his second appearance on an Opening Day roster this season with Houston...was optioned to Triple A Oklahoma City on May 6...was recalled from Triple A on May 14...placed on the 15-day Disabled List on June 15 with right forearm soreness...was reinstated from the DL on July 4 and he remained in Houston through the end of the year...eight of his first nine outings of the year were scoreless (April 2-22)...recorded two saves with a 2.00 ERA (2ER/9IP) and 11 strikeouts in that span...gave up runs in four of his next five games before getting optioned to OKC...struck out four batters on two occasions this season (June 8 at MIN and July 4 at LAA), which tied a career game-high (also Aug. 5, 2013, vs. BOS)...struck out seven consecutive batters across two outings (July 4 at LAA and July 7 at TEX)...was one batter shy of matching the franchise record of eight consecutive strikeouts, shared by RHP Don Wilson (1968), LHP Jim Deshaies (1986) and LHP Billy Wagner (1999) (Elias)...on July 7 at TEX, he and LHP Tony Sipp combined to strike out seven consecutive batters...marked the first Astros relievers to record that many consecutive strikeouts since Houston's combined no-hitter over the Yankees on June 11, 2003, at Yankee Stadium...RHP Brad Lidge, RHP Octavio Dotel and LHP Billy Wagner combined to strike out eight straight batters from the 7th through 9th innings that game...earned the win in Houston's 7-4 victory on Aug. 19 at NYY, on his 29th birthday...became the 13th pitcher in franchise history to register a win on his birthday (last, RHP Roy Oswalt on Aug. 29, 2007, vs. STL)...over his week-long stint at Triple A, made three hitless and scoreless appearances, recording one save with four strikeouts in 3.0 innings.

2013

Rookie reliever appeared in 41 games and converted 5-of-6 save opportunities...allowed just a .220 (31x141) opponent's batting average and fanned 40 in his 38.0 innings pitched...led the club by averaging 9.5 strikeouts per 9.0 innings ... stranded 15 of his 17 inherited runners on the season ... recorded all five of his career saves and struck out 30 hitters in his 23.2 innings pitched across 25 games in the second half of play...in his final 16 outings (after Aug. 12), recorded four saves with a 1.62 ERA (3ER/16.2IP) while striking out 17...opponents hit .172 (10x58) off him in that span...made the Opening Day roster after posting a 2.31 ERA (3ER/11.2IP) in 12 Spring Training appearances...was on the DL, missing 51 games, from April 4-May 30 with a right forearm strain...made two MLB appearances before landing on the DL ... both were one-out apps. in the club's opening series vs. TEX ... made his MLB debut on April 2 vs. TEX, fanning the only hitter he faced (C. Gentry) ... pinch ran in the bottom of the 10th on June 20 vs. MIL and ended up scoring the winning run on a three-run homer by Carlos Pena ... earned his first Major League win on July 23 vs. OAK after pitching a scoreless 9th inning in an Astros comeback victory ... earned his first MLB save on Aug. 5 vs. BOS (0ER/1.1IP) by recording four strikeouts and stranding two inherited runners...made seven total appearances on his injury rehab assignment with Class A Quad Cities (2g) and Double A Corpus Christi (5g)...combined to post a 1.80 ERA (2ER/10IP) in the minors...entered the 2013 season ranked by Baseball America as the club's No. 25 prospect.

2012 Went 4-3 with 12 saves and a 2.01 ERA (13ER/58.1IP) in 42 games between Triple A Pawtucket (10g) and Double A Portland (32g)...held opponents to a .183 (38x208) batting average and gave up just 18 walks as opposed to 78 strikeouts...closed out the 2012 season at the Triple A level with Pawtucket and did not allow a run in his 13.2 regular season innings...played an instrumental role in the club's International League championship-run, throwing 2.0 hitless innings with four strikeouts in his two playoff appearances... recorded the save in Game 3 of the International League Finals to clinch the title for the Pawsox...was selected by Houston with the first overall pick in the Major League portion of the 2012 Rule 5 Draft...pitched in eight games for Aguilas Cibaenas in the Dominican Winter League following the conclusion of the 2012 season... gave up eight runs with eight strikeouts in 6.0 innings. 2011 Posted a combined 4-2 record with a 3.67 ERA (23ER/56.1IP) and 64 strikeouts in 38 games between Double A Portland (9g) of the Boston organization and Triple A Tacoma (9g) and Double A Jackson (20g) of the Seattle organization...held opposing hitters to a .194 (38x196) average between the three stops...was traded to the Red Sox along with LHP Erik Bedard in exchange for OF Trayvon Robinson and OF Chih-Hsien Chiang on July 31, 2011. 2010 Appeared in 21 games for Double A West Tennessee...held opponents to a .190 average (19x100)...fanned two or more batters in nine appearances...played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, going 1-1 with a 3.09 ERA and eight strikeouts in nine games...selected to play in the AFL Rising Stars Game for the second time in his career. 2009 Went straight to Double A in his pro debut with West Tennessee...allowed three runs over 0.2 innings in his first career appearance on April 9 at Montgomery, but gave up just three earned runs over his next 17 appearances...played for Peoria in the AFL, and recorded a 1.64 ERA (2ER/11.0IP) in 11 appearances... held opponents to a .154 (6x39) batting average, the fourth-lowest mark among qualifying AFL relievers... participated in the AFL Rising Stars Game.