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Portrait of Josh Fields

Josh Fields PAstros

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2016 Projections (Rest of Season Projections - seasonal age 30)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
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Birth Date8-19-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight195 lbs
Age30 years, 11 months, 8 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2012
0.42013
0.82014
1.12015
0.32016
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DRA-Based WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

Historical (past-seasons) WARP is now based on DRA. (For previous card version with FAIR_RA, click here.)
cFIP and DRA are not available on a by-team basis and display as zeroes(0). See TOT line for season totals of these stats.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA cFIP DRA WARP
2013 HOU MLB 41 0 38.0 31 18 40 8 .265 100 7.3 4.3 1.9 9.5 38% .245 .278 1.29 5.13 4.97 101 3.76 0.4
2014 HOU MLB 54 0 54.7 50 17 70 2 .269 100 8.2 2.8 0.3 11.5 33% .343 .240 1.23 2.12 4.45 85 3.22 0.8
2015 HOU MLB 54 0 50.7 39 19 67 2 .262 103 6.9 3.4 0.4 11.9 37% .308 .223 1.14 2.16 3.55 82 2.89 1.1
2016 HOU MLB 15 0 15.7 23 3 20 2 .267 13.2 1.7 1.1 11.5 31% .457 .324 1.66 2.80 6.89 96 3.88 0.2
CareerMLB1640159.01435719714.266918.13.20.811.235%.323.2531.262.924.53893.312.5

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP H BB SO HR oppTAv PPF H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 GB% BABIP TAv WHIP FIP ERA
2009 WTN AA 31 0 33.3 33 22 36 2 .268 95 8.9 5.9 0.5 9.7 42% .330 .300 1.65 3.79 6.49
2009 PEJ Wnt 11 0 11.0 6 6 10 1 .000 4.9 4.9 0.8 8.2 0% .179 .000 1.09 5.51 1.64
2010 WTN AA 21 0 28.7 19 18 28 0 .261 99 6.0 5.6 0.0 8.8 53% .253 .226 1.29 3.32 3.14
2010 afw Wnt 1 0 1.3 1 2 1 0 .000 6.9 13.8 0.0 6.9 0% .250 .000 2.31 7.44 6.92
2010 PEJ Wnt 1 0 1.0 0 0 2 0 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 18.0 0% .000 .000 0.00 0.36 0.00
2010 PEJ Wnt 9 0 11.7 11 5 8 0 .000 8.5 3.8 0.0 6.2 0% .282 .000 1.37 4.28 3.08
2011 PME AA 9 0 17.3 10 10 25 2 .280 93 5.2 5.2 1.0 13.0 42% .258 .237 1.15 3.93 3.12
2011 WTN AA 20 0 26.0 17 19 26 0 .258 111 5.9 6.6 0.0 9.0 45% .258 .236 1.38 3.96 2.77
2011 TAC AAA 9 0 13.0 11 13 13 2 .263 106 7.6 9.0 1.4 9.0 38% .257 .263 1.85 6.78 6.23
2012 PME AA 32 0 44.7 30 16 59 4 .252 105 6.0 3.2 0.8 11.9 46% .255 .208 1.03 2.87 2.62
2012 PAW AAA 10 0 13.7 8 2 19 0 .258 95 5.3 1.3 0.0 12.5 36% .286 .151 0.73 0.82 0.00
2012 AGU Wnt 8 0 6.0 6 7 8 2 .000 9.0 10.5 3.0 12.0 0% .286 .000 2.17 8.27 12.00
2013 HOU MLB 41 0 38.0 31 18 40 8 .265 100 7.3 4.3 1.9 9.5 38% .245 .278 1.29 5.13 4.97
2013 QUD A 2 1 4.0 2 0 4 0 .268 101 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 60% .200 .133 0.50 1.34 0.00
2013 CCH AA 5 0 6.0 7 0 4 0 .255 113 10.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 35% .350 .214 1.17 1.72 3.00
2014 HOU MLB 54 0 54.7 50 17 70 2 .269 100 8.2 2.8 0.3 11.5 33% .343 .240 1.23 2.12 4.45
2014 OKL AAA 3 0 3.0 0 1 4 0 .262 95 0.0 3.0 0.0 12.0 80% .000 .058 0.33 2.03 0.00
2015 HOU MLB 54 0 50.7 39 19 67 2 .262 103 6.9 3.4 0.4 11.9 37% .308 .223 1.14 2.16 3.55
2015 CCH AA 2 0 1.7 1 2 1 0 .274 129 5.4 10.8 0.0 5.4 50% .250 .306 1.80 7.50 0.00
2015 FRE AAA 5 0 6.0 5 4 3 0 .264 111 7.5 6.0 0.0 4.5 65% .250 .221 1.50 4.60 3.00
2016 HOU MLB 15 0 15.7 23 3 20 2 .267 13.2 1.7 1.1 11.5 31% .457 .324 1.66 2.80 6.89
2016 FRE AAA 22 0 26.3 19 7 30 0 .263 6.5 2.4 0.0 10.3 46% .284 .191 0.99 2.30 1.71

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 622 0.4984 0.4341 0.7444 0.6065 0.2628 0.8191 0.5732 0.2556
2014 938 0.5245 0.4872 0.7287 0.6606 0.2960 0.8062 0.5379 0.2713
2015 845 0.5065 0.4947 0.7105 0.6776 0.3070 0.8034 0.5000 0.2895
2016 266 0.4962 0.5150 0.7299 0.6894 0.3433 0.7582 0.6739 0.2701
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-15 2014-07-04 15-DL 19 17 Right Forearm Inflammation -
2013-04-04 2013-05-30 15-DL 56 50 Right Forearm Strain - -
2011-05-22 2011-06-15 Minors 24 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2010-06-11 2010-09-13 Minors 94 0 Right Forearm Soreness -
2009-08-07 2009-09-08 Minors 32 0 Not Disclosed -
2009-05-06 2009-05-28 Minors 22 0 Right Upper Arm Fatigue -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2016 HOU $900,000
2015 HOU $516,700
2014 HOU $506,500
2013 HOU $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,513,200
2011Current$900,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,413,200
4 yrTotal$2,413,200

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 0 d1 year/$0.9M (2016)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.9M (2016). Re-signed by Houston 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.5167M (2015). Re-signed by Houston 3/15.
  • 1 year/$0.5065M (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year/$0.49M (2013). Selected by Houston from Boston in Rule 5 draft 12/6/12. Signed by Houston 3/13.
  • Acquired by Boston in trade from Seattle 7/31/11 (Erik Bedard deal).
  • Drafted by Seattle 2008 (1-20) (Georgia). $1.75M signing bonus.

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .247 .311 .400 .260
11 vs R (Multi) .201 .278 .296 .216
18 Split (Multi) .046 .033 .103 .044
19 LgAvg (Multi) .009 .023 .019 .016
30 vs L (2015) .234 .302 .403 .253
31 vs R (2015) .193 .273 .257 .203
38 Split (2015) .041 .030 .146 .050
39 LgAvg (2015) .009 .024 .022 .017

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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Josh Fields has thrown 3,149 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2016, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, the MLB Postseason, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2016, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (96mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph), Slider (84mph) and Change (81mph).