Thomas Field...Signed by Rockies scout Chris Forbes...became the sixth, and second in 2011 (Paul GoldschmidtARI), Texas State baseball player to play in the big leagues when he made his Major League debut 9/11/11.
Played in 26 games across five different stints with the Angels, going 4-for-26 (.154) in those contests... Collected first big league hit since 2011 on July 26…Had four hits in 17 at-bats as a starter but was 0-for-9 as a sub... Defensively, played nine games at second base, five at shortstop and three at third base…Made five starts for the Halos: three at second base, one at third and one at shortstop... Began the season with Triple-A Salt Lake before being recalled on April 20…Optioned back to Triple-A April 23...Recalled again on July 20…Optioned back to Triple-A on Aug. 16…Recalled Sept. 8 before being optioned back to Triple-A on Sept. 9th…Recalled for final time on Sept. 16...In 81 games with Triple-A, hit .303 with 20 doubles, 11 home runs and 49 RBI...The .303 clip ranked second on the club (min. 300 AB)...The .303 average was a new career high at the minor league level.
Spent a majority of season with Colorado's Triple-A affiliate Colorado Springs...Hit .246 (104-for-435) with 31 doubles, six triples, eight home runs and 49 RBIs...Tied for second on the club in triples, runs scored (74) and games played (121)...Recalled by Colorado on July 28...Went 0-for-2 with a walk in two games with the Rockies before being optioned back to Triple-A on July 31...Claimed off waivers from Minnesota by Angels on Nov. 28, 2012...Claimed off waivers by Minnesota from Colorado on Nov. 2, 2012.
Made his Major League debut on 9/11 after spending the entire Double-A season with Tulsa...Hit .271 (13-for-48) with 3 RBI and 4 runs in 16 games for the Rockies in September as shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was
sidelined with injury...Collected first career MLB hit with single to right field 9/14 at MIL (off Marcum)...collected his first multi-hit game on 9/15
vs. SF where he went 2-for-4 with a run...had his best game of the season when he went 4-for-5 with 3 RBI and 2 runs
scored 9/25 at HOU...Field collected four multi-hit games in his 16 games...Hit .271 (128-for-472) with 22 doubles, 3 triples, 17 home runs, 61 RBI, 77 runs and 9 stolen bases in 134 games for
the Drillers as the everyday second baseman...Was one of three Drillers named to the Texas League Postseason All-Star team (also Wheeler and Rosario)...Field finished the season at Double-A playing in the fourth-most games (134) among all Texas Leaguers...His 22 doubles, 17 home runs, 128 hits, 472 at-bats and 134 games all set individual Minor League career-high
Spent the entire season, also his first appearance, at Double-A Tulsa where he started 18 games before
spending the final three weeks on the disabled list...Began the season going 0-5, 5.59 (58.0 ip, 36 er) in 11 starts prior to the All-Star break, but turned it
around the second half and notched a 3-1 record with 3.99 ERA (29.1 ip, 13 er) in 7 starts...Set career highs in starts (18), innings (87.1) and tied his high for wins (3)...Named by Baseball America as the fourth-best prospect in the Rockies' system entering 2011 and also
as having the best curveball in the Rockies' organization.
Spent the season with Asheville, splitting time between 2nd base and shortstop...hit .257 (78-
for-304) with 42 runs scored in 89 games...hit .306 (48-for-157) prior to the All-Star break, and .204 (30-for-
147) after the break.
Played his entire first professional season with Tri-City as one of the club's regular infielders...
finished tied for 2nd on the club with 5 home runs, and 3rd with 32 RBI...led the Dust Devils with a
.403 on-base percentage as he had more walks (42) than strikeouts (34)...hit .280 (21-for-75) in July after
hitting .223 (23-for-103) in the seasons first 2 months.