Josh Ravin, Relief Pitcher, Los Angeles Dodgers, #71
Date of Birth: 1/21/1988
Birthplace: West Hills, California
Josh Ravin, relief pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was first drafted in 2006 by the Cincinnati Reds. He pitched in the Reds' minor league system from 2006 through 2013.
The Reds designated Ravin for assignment on September 16, 2013. Three days later, he was claimed off waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers. He was with the Brewers just a short time before becoming a free agent on November 5, 2013. A month later, on December 13th, he signed a minor league contract with the Dodgers. He spent the 2014 season in the minors.
Ravin pitched in nine games with the Dodgers in 2015. He had a 6.75 ERA in 9.1 innings. He also pitched in 22 games in the minors.
Ravin broke a forearm bone in an auto accident on February 29, 2016. He had surgery and he started the 2016 season on the DL. He lost additional playing time when he was suspended for 80 days for the use of banned substances in May. He pitched just 9.2 innings in 10 games with the Dodgers in 2016.