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Who Will Be the Lucky Few the Texas Rangers Will Add Next Season?

Jake Smolinski #20 of the Texas Rangers hits a RBI double off of relief pitcher Josh Zeid #61 of the Houston Astros for his first Major League hit in the bottom of the seventh inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on July 8, 2014. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) If a player was to get a shot at the professional level in baseball last year, the place he’d most likely end...
Via The Sports Journal
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers hope Zeid is pitching version of J.D. Martinez

DETROIT -- The Tigers had great luck with a Houston Astros castoff last season so they decided to take a chance on another one. The Astros waived outfielder J.D. Martinez last year and the Tigers immediately signed him. After Martinez destroyed Triple-A pitching with the Toledo Mud Hens, hitting 10 home runs and driving in 22 runs in 17 games, the Tigers called him up. Martinez batted...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers fans make team feel loved at TigerFest

DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers fans know how to make the team feel good. Although the temperatures were fairly mild for this time of year in Detroit -- 35 degrees and not snowing -- the crowds had the Tigers raving. "I was talking about this with a bunch of players: I've been with a number of organizations, and been a part of their fan fests -- including the Detroit Tigers' -- and this...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers claim RHP Zeid on waivers from Astros

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have claimed right-handed reliever Josh Zeid on waivers from the Houston Astros. The Tigers made the move Thursday. The 27-year-old Zeid was 0-0 with a 6.97 ERA in 23 games for the Astros. He went on the disabled list in late July and needed season-ending surgery on both feet because of a painful condition called bilateral sesamoiditis.
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers Add Nesbitt and Machado, Claim Zeid From Houston

Additions to the 40-Man: The Tigers announced several roster moves today. They added minor leaguers Angel Nesbitt and Dixon Machado to the 40 man roster to protect them from the MLB’s Rule 5 Draft which takes place on December 11th. The deadline to protect players from this draft is at midnight tonight, November 20th. Dixon Machado as a member of AA Erie in 2014. Machado, whom...
Via The Majors Detroit
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers dump OF Ezequiel Carrera, claim reliever Josh Zeid

  The Detroit Tigers have designated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment. The Tigers also announced Thursday that they have claimed right-hander Josh Zeid off waivers. Zeid appeared in 23 games -- all in relief -- for the Houston Astros last season. Carrera hit .261 in 45 games for Detroit in 2014, but the Tigers recently traded for center fielder Anthony Gose, so they didn...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tigers designate Carrera for assignment

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have designated outfielder Ezequiel Carrera for assignment. The Tigers also announced Thursday that they have claimed right-hander Josh Zeid off waivers. Zeid appeared in 23 games - all in relief - for the Houston Astros last season. Carrera hit .261 in 45 games for Detroit in 2014, but the Tigers recently traded for center fielder Anthony Gose, so...
Via AP on Fox
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Josh Zeid transferred to 60-day DL

The Houston Astros have improved somewhat on last year's 51-win season, but are still 57-79 and 25 games behind in the American League West. One area of continued concern is the pitching staff which is 26th in the Major Leagues in ERA. Injuries have not helped matters, as six pitchers are currently on the DL. One pitcher, Josh Zeid has been transferred to the 60-day DL and is possibly...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Josh Zeid, Chris Carter, Alex Presley

Houston Astros reliever Josh Zeid is out for the season after deciding to have surgery on both feet to address the sesamoiditis that sent him to the disabled list last week. MLB.com's Alyson Footer reports that Zeid was scheduled to undergo the first procedure, on his left foot, on Wednesday, with the same for the right foot following six weeks later. Footer also reports that Chris...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Injury Update: Josh Zeid placed on DL

The Houston Astros fell to the Miami Marlins on Saturday by the score of 7-3, dropping the Astros to 42-62 on the season. Although 22 1/2 games back in the American League West, the Astros have improved somewhat over their 51-win season a year ago. The pitching staff has struggled, though, to an ERA of 4.46. Injuries have not helped and now a fourth reliever is on the disabled list...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – fireworks in Oakland

It’s been an eventful couple of days from the Oakland Athletics. They were involved in a confusing, long replay. They played a game under appeal. They received approval from Bud Selig to move if they couldn’t reach an agreement on a new lease. They agreed on a new lease. They won in walk off fashion on Friday. Then late Friday night, the finale went off high in the sky – the...
Via Bloguin Best
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – fireworks in Oakland

It’s been an eventful couple of days from the Oakland Athletics. They were involved in a confusing, long replay. They played a game under appeal. They received approval from Bud Selig to move if they couldn’t reach an agreement on a new lease. They agreed on a new lease. They won in walk off fashion on Friday. Then late Friday night, the finale went off high in the sky – the...
Via The Outside Corner
July 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Astros Are Setting Sail

#450137076 / gettyimages.com Lets go back a little bit to 2011. The Houston Astros traded away Hunter Pence shortly after drafting George Springer. Who did they get in that trade you ask? Jarred Cosart (who is looking like a future ace for the Astros), Jon Singleton (who recently got called up and is doing a tremendous job at 1st base), Josh Zeid (who played a little big league...
Via TopSportsReport
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Phillies Accidentally Trade a Prospect?

There have been numerous reports around the Internet claiming that the Phillies accidentally traded a prospect in the 2011 Hunter Pence deal. Domingo Santana In exchange for Pence, the Houston Astros received Jonathan Singleton, Jarred Cosart, Josh Zeid, and a player to be named later, who turned out to be Domingo Santana. Singleton made his Major League debut last week after being...
Via Phillies Nation
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Mets: 5 Building Blocks the Team Should Target

Giancarlo Stanton – Outfielder/Marlins This may seem like a pipe dream, but if we’ve learned anything about the Marlins it’s that they are always looking to deal. What makes this trade more probable is that not only are both teams struggling, but they have needs that the other can help with. The Marlins need young arms, and the Mets need a big bat. The price tag for Stanton...
Via Standing O Sports
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros' Zeid stays cool while being showered with seeds

Houston Astros right-hander Josh Zeid isn't a rookie, but the veterans still enjoy making him pay his dues as he enters his second season with the club. During an in-game interview against the Cardinals on Sunday, Zeid answered questions while sunflower seeds rained on him. And despite the distractions, he managed to stay cool ... literally. Zeid didn't flinch when one of his teammates...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

30 Days of Baseball: Houston Astros

2013 Record: 51-111, AL West 5th 2014 Prediction: AL West 5th With an extremely disappointing season, the Houston Astros once again go down in the dumps, posting a losing record of OVER 100. The Astros haven’t made post-season glory in eight years, and they’re not planning to during the 2014 season. With the upcoming season, the Houston Astros have a lot to address, the bullpen...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss
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