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Josh Fields

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

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0-0

ERA

2.57

WHIP

1.14

K

7

SV

1

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Fields, the first overall selection in the 2012 Rule 5 draft, earned a bullpen role with the Astros out of camp and went on to have an up-and-down rookie season in Houston. For the most part, his peri...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 188   DOB: 8/19/1985   BORN: Athens, GA   COLLEGE: Georgia   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Fields Contract Information:

Signed a one-year contract worth $1.75 million with the Mariners in February of 2009.

April 10, 2014  –  Josh Fields News

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Fields made a mess of the ninth inning in Thursday's 6-4 win at Toronto. He allowed three runs -- two earned -- and two hits while retiring a couple of batters.

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Josh Fields Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2007 21 R Gre 8 0 0 10.7 8 0 0 10 1 1 0 1 0.00 0.84
2009 23 AA WES 30 0 0 32.7 32 21 2 34 18 2 2 1 5.79 1.53
2009 23 AA WES 10 0 0 9.0 7 6 0 15 9 1 0 1 6.00 1.78
2010 24 AA Wes 21 0 0 30.2 21 11 0 30 20 1 2 6 0 0 3.23 1.36
2011 25 AA Por 9 0 0 17.1 10 6 2 25 10 3 0 1 0 0 3.12 1.17
2011 25 AA Jac 9 0 0 26.0 17 8 0 26 19 1 2 3 0 0 2.77 1.38
2011 25 AAA Tac 9 0 0 13.0 11 9 2 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 6.23 1.85
2012 26 AA Por 10 0 0 44.2 30 13 4 59 16 3 3 9 0 0 2.62 1.04
2012 26 AAA Paw 10 0 0 13.2 8 0 0 19 2 1 0 4 0 0 0.00 0.76
2013 27 A Qua 5 1 0 4.0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2013 27 AA Cor 5 0 0 6.0 7 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 1.17
2013 27 MAJ HOU 41 0 0 38.0 31 21 8 40 18 1 3 5 1 6 4.97 1.29
2014 28 MAJ HOU 7 0 0 7.0 4 2 0 7 4 0 0 1 0 0 2.57 1.14
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3-Year Averages MAJ   41 0 0 38.0 31 21 8 40 18 1 3 5 1 6 4.97 1.29

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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Josh Fields Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 18 @Oak 1.3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.57 1.14
Apr. 16 KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.18 1.24
Apr. 15 KC 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.50
Apr. 10 @Tor 0.7 2 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.91 1.91
Apr. 8 @Tor 1.0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.33
Apr. 5 LAA 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 1.00
Apr. 2 NYY 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
6.0 4 3 2 0 4 6 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 3.00 1.33
Last 30 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 4 3 2 0 4 7 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 2.57 1.14
Last 60 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 1.0 IP/G
7.0 4 3 2 0 4 7 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 0 2.57 1.14

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Josh Fields Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20137110915604.246

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20138930916414.200

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201325.7122271255.611.21

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201312.301313633.651.46
Josh Fields Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2007 21 R Gre 8 0 10.7 8.44 0.84 10.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.89 .285
2009 23 AA WES 30 0 32.7 9.37 4.96 1.89 0.55 60.4% 5.79 3.66 .340
2009 23 AA WES 10 0 9.0 15.00 9.00 1.67 0.00 62.5% 6.00 3.20 .403
2010 24 AA Wes 21 0 30.2 8.94 5.96 1.50 0.00 73.2% 3.23 3.20 .276
2011 25 AA Por 9 0 17.1 13.16 5.26 2.50 1.05 77.8% 3.12 3.73 .256
2011 25 AA Jac 9 0 26.0 9.00 6.58 1.37 0.00 77.8% 2.77 3.85 .264
2011 25 AAA Tac 9 0 13.0 9.00 9.00 1.00 1.38 68.2% 6.23 6.20 .276
2012 26 AA Por 10 0 44.2 12.01 3.26 3.69 0.81 78.6% 2.62 2.86 .284
2012 26 AAA Paw 10 0 13.2 12.95 1.36 9.50 0.00 100% 0.00 .78 .305
2013 27 A Qua 5 1 4.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 1.20 .216
2013 27 AA Cor 5 0 6.0 6.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 71.4% 3.00 1.87 .351
2013 27 MAJ HOU 41 0 38.0 9.47 4.26 2.22 1.89 0.76 68.3% 93.7 MPH 4.97 5.25 .255
2014 28 MAJ HOU 7 0 7.0 9.00 5.14 1.75 0.00 0.70 75% 93.5 MPH 2.57 2.91 .239
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Josh Fields
3-Year Averages MAJ   41 0 38.0 9.47 4.26 2.22 1.89 68.3% 4.97 5.25 .255

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2014 Stat Review for Josh Fields    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.75 K/BB
TERRIBLE
9.00 K/9
GOOD
5.14 BB/9
TERRIBLE
93.5 MPH Fastball
GOOD
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.70 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.57 ERA
GOOD
1.14 WHIP
GOOD
2.91 FIP
GOOD
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.239 BABIP
LOW
75.0% Strand Rate
BELOW AVERAGE

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Josh Fields (by OPS against, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Brad Miller SEA 2 2 2 4 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Allen Craig STL 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Nelson Cruz BAL 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Howie Kendrick ANA 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.500 3.500
Ryan Goins TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
J.J. Hardy BAL 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Joe Mauer MIN 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
David Lough BAL 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Billy Butler KC 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Melky Cabrera TOR 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000

Best Matchups for Josh Fields (by OPS against, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Starlin Castro CHI-N 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Robinson Chirinos TEX 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Norichika Aoki KC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Kole Calhoun ANA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Brian Roberts NY-A 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Rosales TEX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Pedro Florimon MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Dunn CHI-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Geovany Soto TEX 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Stewart PIT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Josh Fields: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Fields picked up the save against the Yankees on Wednesday night by striking out one during a clean ninth inning.

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Fields is part of a "wide-open" competition for the Astros' closer role this spring, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chroncile reports.

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Fields, who earned his fifth save of the season and third in as many outings with a perfect inning against the Angels on Friday, was named the official closer for the Astros by manager Bo Porter, Richard Dean of CSNHouston.com reports.

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Fields surrendered a solo home run to Brad Miller, but still hung on for his fourth save of the season in Monday's 6-4 win over the Mariners.

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Fields earned his third save of the season Thursday against the A's, throwing 1.1 hitless innings.

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Fields took the loss to the Angels on Saturday, after he surrendered a walkoff home run to Josh Hamilton.

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Manager Bo Porter said Fields and Chia-Jen Lo will alternate save chances, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Fields earned his second save of the season Wednesday night against the A's.

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Fields allowed two runs, walking two of the three hitters he faced, and recording just one out as five Astros relievers combined to allow six runs in two innings in handing a 9-6 win to cross-state rival Texas on Friday night.

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Fields blew the save against the Red Sox on Wednesday, surrendering a three-run homer to Stephen Drew in the ninth inning.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2010

The Mariners' No. 1 draft choice in 2008, Fields didn't sign until February 2009. The long layoff might have contributed to his struggles, and he was shut down for a bit with dead arm. Fields throws hard, and his 97-mph fastball didn't disappoint, registering a 9.7 K/9IP, but he lacked command and control, issuing 5.9 BB/9IP. Phillippe Aumont's trade to Philadelphia helps Fields' cause, though the Mariners have plenty of late-inning options should closer David Aardsma falter, so there's no need to rush Fields. He will likely begin the season in Triple-A with a callup perhaps coming in summer.