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Josh Zeid | Relief Pitcher

Team: Detroit Tigers
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/24/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 235
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Tigers optioned RHP Josh Zeid to Triple-A Toledo; reassigned RHP Alberto Cabrera to minor league camp.
Zeid really struggled in Grapefruit League action, giving up six runs on 12 hits and six walks over 7 2/3 frames. The Tigers claimed him off waivers from the Astros over the winter, but he's ticketed for the minors to begin 2015. Mar 24 - 3:26 PM

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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.
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 03:15:00 PM

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.
Mon, Nov 3, 2014 05:16:00 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.
Fri, Oct 3, 2014 08:18:00 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.
Sun, Aug 31, 2014 08:53:00 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.
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 01:41:00 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.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 11:48:00 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.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 11:24:00 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.
Fri, Jun 13, 2014 10:27:00 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.
Fri, May 23, 2014 02:32:00 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.
Wed, May 7, 2014 02:38:00 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.
Fri, Apr 11, 2014 03:17:00 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.
Tue, Apr 8, 2014 02:50:00 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.
Mon, Apr 7, 2014 07:36:00 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.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 01:55:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Alex Avila
2James McCann
1B1Miguel Cabrera
2B1Ian Kinsler
SS1Jose Iglesias
2Andrew Romine
3B1Nick Castellanos
LF1Tyler Collins
CF1Anthony Gose
2Rajai Davis
RF1J.D. Martinez
DH1Victor Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Justin Verlander
2Anibal Sanchez
3Alfredo Simon
4Buck Farmer
5Daniel Norris
6Kyle Lobstein
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Wilson
2Bruce Rondon
3Al Alburquerque
4Blaine Hardy
5Neftali Feliz
6Ian Krol
7Jose Valdez
8Shane Greene
9Joe Nathan