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Portrait of Josh Fields

Josh Fields PAstros

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
2 92.7 5 9 9 110 4.66 1.2
Birth Date8-19-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight190 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 HOU 27 41 0 38.0 0.0 38.0 1 3 5 1 0 0 160 31 21 21 8 67 18 14 0 40 4.97 5.13 4.79 -0.6 -0.1
2014 HOU 28 54 0 54.7 0.0 54.7 4 6 4 5 0 0 231 50 29 27 2 70 17 14 2 70 4.45 2.12 2.70 11.2 1.2
Career95092.70.092.759960039181504810137352821104.663.353.5110.61.2

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 WTN AA 31 0 33.3 4.79 82 .300 .258 .337 .381 .268 .330 95 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0 -0.0
2009 PEJ Wnt 11 0 11.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .179 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 WTN AA 21 0 28.7 4.09 108 .226 .256 .334 .374 .261 .253 99 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2010 afw Wnt 1 0 1.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt 9 0 11.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .282 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 PME AA 9 0 17.3 3.32 123 .237 .266 .335 .408 .280 .258 93 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2011 WTN AA 20 0 26.0 5.03 106 .236 .268 .337 .411 .258 .258 111 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2011 TAC AAA 9 0 13.0 6.59 91 .263 .288 .354 .470 .263 .257 106 0.8 0.1 0.8 0.1
2012 PME AA 32 0 44.7 3.32 129 .208 .254 .315 .381 .252 .255 105 10.3 1.1 10.3 1.1
2012 PAW AAA 10 0 13.7 0.74 182 .151 .266 .329 .409 .258 .286 95 6.6 0.7 6.6 0.7
2012 AGU Wnt 8 0 6.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 41 0 38.0 4.79 88 .278 .251 .317 .400 .265 .245 100 -0.6 -0.1 -0.6 -0.1
2013 QUD A 2 1 4.0 1.90 159 .133 .264 .331 .398 .268 .200 101 1.5 0.2 1.5 0.2
2013 CCH AA 5 0 6.0 2.51 149 .214 .249 .320 .385 .255 .350 113 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2014 HOU MLB 54 0 54.7 2.70 135 .240 .256 .320 .400 .268 .343 101 11.2 1.2 11.2 1.2
2014 OKL AAA 3 0 3.0 3.34 133 .060 .278 .340 .389 .261 .000 97 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 WTN AA 2 2 1 31 0 33.3 33 22 36 2 42% .330 8.9 5.9 0.5 9.7 1.65 6.49 -0.0 -0.0
2009 PEJ Wnt 0 0 0 11 0 11.0 6 6 10 1 0% .179 4.9 4.9 0.8 8.2 1.09 1.64 0.0 0.0
2010 WTN AA 1 1 6 21 0 28.7 19 18 28 0 53% .253 6.0 5.6 0.0 8.8 1.29 3.14 2.8 0.3
2010 afw Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 1.3 1 2 1 0 0% .250 6.9 13.8 0.0 6.9 2.31 6.92 0.0 0.0
2010 PEJ Wnt 1 1 0 9 0 11.7 11 5 8 0 0% .282 8.5 3.8 0.0 6.2 1.37 3.08 0.0 0.0
2011 TAC AAA 0 0 0 9 0 13.0 11 13 13 2 38% .257 7.6 9.0 1.4 9.0 1.85 6.23 0.8 0.1
2011 PME AA 3 0 1 9 0 17.3 10 10 25 2 42% .258 5.2 5.2 1.0 13.0 1.15 3.12 3.3 0.3
2011 WTN AA 1 2 3 20 0 26.0 17 19 26 0 45% .258 5.9 6.6 0.0 9.0 1.38 2.77 2.5 0.3
2012 AGU Wnt 0 2 1 8 0 6.0 6 7 8 2 0% .286 9.0 10.5 3.0 12.0 2.17 12.00 0.0 0.0
2012 PAW AAA 1 0 4 10 0 13.7 8 2 19 0 36% .286 5.3 1.3 0.0 12.5 0.73 0.00 6.6 0.7
2012 PME AA 3 3 8 32 0 44.7 30 16 59 4 46% .255 6.0 3.2 0.8 11.9 1.03 2.62 10.3 1.1
2013 HOU MLB 1 3 5 41 0 38.0 31 18 40 8 38% .245 7.3 4.3 1.9 9.5 1.29 4.97 -0.6 -0.1
2013 QUD A 0 0 0 2 1 4.0 2 0 4 0 60% .200 4.5 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.50 0.00 1.5 0.2
2013 CCH AA 0 0 0 5 0 6.0 7 0 4 0 35% .350 10.5 0.0 0.0 6.0 1.17 3.00 1.9 0.2
2014 OKL AAA 0 0 1 3 0 3.0 0 1 4 0 80% .000 0.0 3.0 0.0 12.0 0.33 0.00 0.6 0.1
2014 HOU MLB 4 6 4 54 0 54.7 50 17 70 2 33% .343 8.2 2.8 0.3 11.5 1.23 4.45 11.2 1.2

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 624 0.4984 0.4389 0.7839 0.6045 0.2716 0.8936 0.5412 0.2161
2014 938 0.5384 0.4904 0.7587 0.6495 0.3048 0.8384 0.5606 0.2391
Career15620.52240.46980.76880.63150.29150.86050.55280.2299

Injury History

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
2014 HOU $506,500
2013 HOU $490,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
1 yrPrevious$490,000
2011Current$506,500
2 yrPvs + Cur$996,500
2 yrTotal$996,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
1 y 0 d1 year/$0.5065M (2014)

Details
  • 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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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Josh Fields has thrown 1,890 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Cutter (95mph) and Curve (80mph), also mixing in a Change (79mph). He also rarely throws a Fourseam Fastball (96mph).