Fields, 24, is a six-year minor leaguer, who played in one game in the major leagues for the Detroit Tigers this past season, getting a hit in three at-bats. He is a former sixth-round draft pick by the Tigers. Since Sept. 10, he has been claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers, Dodgers and now the White Sox.
Known for his defense, Fields is a .244 hitter in the minor leagues with 42 home runs and 260 RBIs and a .329 on-base percentage over 649 games. He is the son of former major league outfielder and hitting coach Bruce Fields.