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Josh Zeid | Relief Pitcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Tigers claimed RHP Josh Zeid off waivers from the Astros.
Zeid posted an ugly 6.97 ERA and 1.79 WHIP in 20 2/3 innings of relief this past season for Houston. The 27-year-old right-hander will try to win a spot in the Tigers' Opening Day bullpen next spring in camp. Nov 20 - 3:15 PM

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Astros activated RHP Josh Zeid from the 60-day disabled list.

Zeid underwent season-ending surgery in July to repair bilateral sesamoiditis in his left foot. The 27-year-old recently had the same surgery on his right foot, so his status is a question mark going into 2015.
Nov 3 - 5:16 PM

Josh Zeid is set to undergo surgery to repair bilateral sesamoiditis his right foot on Monday.

Zeid had the same surgical procedure done on his left foot in late July. This will put his availability for spring training in question for 2015, which could impact his chances of cracking the Opening Day bullpen.
Oct 3 - 8:18 PM

Astros transferred RHP Josh Zeid from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster for Samuel Deduno. Zeid is out for the season after undergoing surgery to repair bilateral sesamoiditis in his left foot.
Aug 31 - 8:53 AM

Josh Zeid will undergo season-ending surgery to repair bilateral sesamoiditis in his left foot.

Zeid, 27, put up a 6.97 ERA over 23 relief appearances with the big club this season. He should be fine by the time spring training rolls around.
Jul 30 - 1:41 PM

Josh Zeid (foot) will undergo an MRI on Monday.

Zeid was placed on the disabled list Saturday with what's being called bilateral sesamoiditis in his left foot, but the Astros want to get a better look at the injury. Consider him out indefinitely for now.
Jul 27 - 11:48 AM

Astros placed RHP Josh Zeid on the disabled list Saturday due to a left foot injury.

The official diagnosis is bilateral sesamoiditis, a painful inflammation of the sesamoid bones. Zeid owns an ugly 6.97 ERA and a 1.79 WHIP in 20 2/3 innings of relief this season for the Astros. It's not clear how long he will be sidelined.
Jul 26 - 11:24 PM

Astros recalled RHP Josh Zeid from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Zeid has allowed three runs over seven relief innings across a couple stints with the big club this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Jun 13 - 10:27 AM

Astros optioned RHP Josh Zeid to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Zeid has allowed three runs over seven relief innings across a couple stints with the big club this season. He'll get another shot later this summer.
May 23 - 2:32 PM

Astros recalled RHP Josh Zeid from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Zeid allowed two runs over three innings in a short stint with the big club last month. He'll operate in middle relief.
May 7 - 2:38 PM

Astros optioned RHP Josh Zeid to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Zeid was only up for a couple days while Matt Albers was on paternity leave, but he appeared in a couple games. He should be back up at some point again later this season.
Apr 11 - 3:17 PM

Astros recalled RHP Josh Zeid from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He'll take the roster spot of Matt Albers, who is away on paternity leave. Zeid had a 3.90 ERA in 25 games with the Astros last season.
Apr 8 - 2:50 PM

Josh Zeid will be recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City prior to Tuesday's game.

He'll Matt Albers' roster spot while Albers is on paternity leave. Zeid, who will likely be sent back down later this week, held a 3.90 ERA in 25 games for the Astros last season.
Apr 7 - 7:36 PM

Astros optioned RHP Josh Zeid to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Zeid gave up 12 hits and four earned runs in 8 2/3 innings this spring in the Grapefruit League, failing to claim a spot in the Astros' Opening Day bullpen.
Mar 24 - 1:55 PM

Josh Zeid is experimenting with a new arm angle.

Zeid has begun using a sidearm delivery on a few of his pitches -- he's capable of doing so with his four-seamer, two-seamer and slider -- a change first seen in Tuesday's loss against the Twins. "It's in its infancy," Zeid, who was acquired in the Hunter Pence deal, said. "It's not a finished product, but it's something that can help myself and my ballclub down the road."
Source: MLB.com
Wed, Sep 4, 2013 03:54:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Alex Avila
2Bryan Holaday
3James McCann
4Manuel Pina
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
2Hernan Perez
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3Dixon Machado
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Yoenis Cespedes
CF1Anthony Gose
2Rajai Davis
3Wynton Bernard
4Xavier Avery
RF1J.D. Martinez
2Tyler Collins
3Steven Moya
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1David Price
2Justin Verlander
3Anibal Sanchez
4Shane Greene
5Alfredo Simon
6Kyle Lobstein
7Drew VerHagen
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Joe Nathan
2Joakim Soria
3Joba Chamberlain
4Al Alburquerque
5Joel Hanrahan
6Bruce Rondon
7Alex Wilson
8Blaine Hardy
9Josh Zeid
10Kyle Ryan
11Buck Farmer
12Luke Putkonen
13Angel Nesbitt