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Rangers sign veteran Fields to Triple-A deal

Reliever expected to join Nashville on Saturday
@Sullivan_Ranger
May 11, 2019

HOUSTON -- The Rangers signed veteran reliever Josh Fields to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Nashville. He is expected to join the Sounds on Saturday. Fields, 33, is a six-year veteran who is coming off two strong seasons with the Dodgers. He appeared in 102 games

HOUSTON -- The Rangers signed veteran reliever Josh Fields to a Minor League contract and assigned him to Triple-A Nashville. He is expected to join the Sounds on Saturday.

Fields, 33, is a six-year veteran who is coming off two strong seasons with the Dodgers. He appeared in 102 games during 2017-18 and posted a 7-2 record, a 2.57 ERA and a 0.96 WHIP. Opponents hit .195 off him and he averaged 8.54 strikeouts per nine innings.

The Dodgers released him in Spring Training and he signed a Triple-A contract with the Brewers. He pitched in eight games at San Antonio and had an 8.22 ERA before opting out of his deal at the end of April.

T.R. Sullivan has covered the Rangers since 1989, and for MLB.com since 2006. Follow him on Twitter @Sullivan_Ranger and listen to his podcast.