24-year-old Josiah Gray was born on December 21, 1997, he is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He has played in MLB for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the second round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft.
Gray was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the second round, 72nd overall, of the 2018 MLB draft. He signed and made his professional debut with the Greeneville Reds, going 2–2 with a 2.58 ERA in 12 starts.
On December 21, 2018, the Reds traded Gray, along with Jeter Downs and Homer Bailey, to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Matt Kemp, Yasiel Puig, Alex Wood, Kyle Farmer, and cash considerations.
He began 2019 with the Single-A Great Lakes Loons and was promoted to the High-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in May. In July, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers.
Between the three levels in 2019, he made 25 starts (and one relief appearance) with an 11–2 record and 2.70 ERA with 147 strikeouts in 130 innings. He was named as the Dodgers Minor League pitcher of the year.
On September 22, 2021, Gray recorded his first Major League win in a 6 inning outing against the Miami Marlins, in which he allowed 6 hits and 2 earned runs while recording 8 strikeouts.