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2014 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 27)
IP ERA WHIP SO W L SV WARP
57.0 4.86 1.53 49 2 2 1 -0.2
Birth Date3-24-1987
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
Age27 years, 6 months, 28 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
2010
2011
2012
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2013 HOU 26 25 0 27.7 0.0 27.7 0 1 1 1 0 0 118 26 12 12 3 39 12 11 1 24 3.90 4.16 4.87 -0.5 -0.1
2014 HOU 27 23 0 20.7 0.0 20.7 0 0 0 1 0 0 98 30 18 16 6 54 7 6 1 18 6.97 6.35 6.51 -4.7 -0.5
Career48048.30.048.301120021656302899319172425.215.105.61-5.2-0.5

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2009 WPT A- 15 15 79.7 3.64 120 .207 .244 .323 .345 .251 .279 104 13.0 1.4 13.0 1.4
2010 LWD A 43 12 107.3 3.93 100 .245 .255 .326 .380 .266 .294 88 7.0 0.7 7.0 0.7
2010 afe Wnt 1 0 1.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 MSS Wnt 4 4 14.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .262 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2011 CCH AA 14 1 16.0 7.80 58 .314 .264 .340 .398 .254 .353 111 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2011 REA AA 21 11 63.7 5.84 61 .292 .254 .320 .385 .264 .300 89 0.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.1
2012 CCH AA 47 0 56.3 5.47 78 .259 .255 .322 .386 .263 .338 99 0.4 0.0 0.4 0.0
2012 ISR int 3 0 4.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .182 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 25 0 27.7 4.87 85 .265 .252 .315 .393 .265 .295 98 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2013 OKL AAA 43 0 43.7 4.38 107 .254 .259 .329 .401 .266 .311 95 5.4 0.6 5.4 0.6
2014 HOU MLB 23 0 20.7 6.51 45 .366 .258 .318 .402 .268 .364 101 -4.4 -0.5 -4.7 -0.5
2014 OKL AAA 17 0 18.7 4.00 121 .259 .276 .336 .428 .270 .261 98 3.4 0.3 3.4 0.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2009 WPT A- 8 5 0 15 15 79.7 64 20 72 1 47% .279 7.2 2.3 0.1 8.1 1.05 2.94 13.0 1.4
2010 afe Wnt 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0
2010 MSS Wnt 3 0 0 4 4 14.0 11 1 12 0 0% .262 7.1 0.6 0.0 7.7 0.86 3.86 0.0 0.0
2010 LWD A 8 4 8 43 12 107.3 95 27 111 7 48% .294 8.0 2.3 0.6 9.3 1.14 2.94 7.0 0.7
2011 REA AA 2 3 2 21 11 63.7 63 27 56 9 36% .300 8.9 3.8 1.3 7.9 1.41 5.65 -0.3 -0.1
2011 CCH AA 0 1 0 14 1 16.0 23 6 15 5 39% .353 12.9 3.4 2.8 8.4 1.81 10.12 -2.6 -0.3
2012 CCH AA 2 0 1 47 0 56.3 57 20 66 6 39% .338 9.1 3.2 1.0 10.5 1.37 5.59 0.4 0.0
2012 ISR int 0 1 1 3 0 4.7 2 2 5 0 0% .182 3.9 3.9 0.0 9.6 0.86 5.79 0.0 0.0
2013 HOU MLB 0 1 1 25 0 27.7 26 12 24 3 52% .295 8.5 3.9 1.0 7.8 1.37 3.90 -0.5 -0.1
2013 OKL AAA 4 1 13 43 0 43.7 36 27 53 3 39% .311 7.4 5.6 0.6 10.9 1.44 3.50 5.4 0.6
2014 HOU MLB 0 0 0 23 0 20.7 30 7 18 6 43% .364 13.1 3.0 2.6 7.8 1.79 6.97 -4.7 -0.5
2014 OKL AAA 2 2 7 17 0 18.7 14 9 21 2 50% .261 6.8 4.3 1.0 10.1 1.23 2.41 3.4 0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2013 462 0.4848 0.4697 0.7512 0.6250 0.3235 0.8571 0.5584 0.2488
2014 374 0.4332 0.4813 0.7611 0.7099 0.3066 0.8783 0.5538 0.2389
Career8360.46170.47490.75560.6630.31590.86660.55630.2444

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-07-25 2014-09-29 60-DL 66 60 Right Foot Surgery Sesamoiditis 2014-08-06
2013-12-01 2013-12-01 Off 0 0 Bilateral Surgery LASIK - Date Is Estimated -
2011-06-07 2011-06-30 Minors 23 21 Right Shoulder Inflammation Tendonitis - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 HOU $
2013 HOU $

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 62 d1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Re-signed by Houston 3/6/14.
  • 1 year (2013). Contract selected by Houston 7/30/13.
  • Acquired by Houston in trade from Philadelphia 7/29/11 (Hunter Pence deal).
  • Drafted by Philadelphia 2009 (10-317) (Tulane). $10,000 signing bonus.

2014 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 3/11/2014 05:35 ET

PCT W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR BABIP WHIP ERA FRA VORP WARP
90o 0 0 0 0 0 42.8 36 17 38 5 .262 1.22 3.53 3.84 0.0 0.0
80o 0 0 0 0 0 37.1 33 15 33 4 .276 1.32 3.96 4.31 0.0 0.0
70o 0 0 0 0 0 33.1 31 15 29 4 .287 1.39 4.28 4.66 0.0 0.0
60o 0 0 0 0 0 29.7 30 14 26 4 .296 1.45 4.56 4.96 0.0 0.0
50o 0 0 0 0 0 26.7 28 13 24 4 .305 1.51 4.83 5.25 0.0 0.0
40o 0 0 0 0 0 23.7 26 12 21 3 .313 1.58 5.10 5.54 0.0 0.0
30o 0 0 0 0 0 20.6 23 11 18 3 .322 1.64 5.39 5.86 0.0 0.0
20o 0 0 0 0 0 17.1 20 9 15 3 .333 1.73 5.74 6.24 0.0 0.0
10o 0 0 0 0 0 12.5 16 7 11 2 .348 1.85 6.25 6.79 0.0 0.0
Weighted Mean0000026.02712234.3021.504.795.20.00.0

Diagnostics

Breakout Rate Improve Rate Collapse Rate Attrition Rate MLB %
18% 27% 7% 26% 39%

Long-Term Forecast (Beyond the 2014 Projections)

Playing time estimates are based on performance, not Depth Charts.
Year Age W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP WHIP ERA FRA H/9 BB/9 K/9 HR/9 WARP
20152821045048482042642.2981.434.384.769.13.87.91.10.1
20162921044047462042642.2961.404.214.588.83.88.01.10.2
20173021044047462043642.2981.404.274.648.83.88.21.10.2
20183121043045441941642.2981.404.214.578.83.88.21.20.2
20193221040042421737542.2981.404.264.639.03.67.91.10.2
20203321038040401635542.2981.404.234.609.03.67.91.10.2
20213421036038381534542.2981.384.244.608.93.58.01.20.2
20223521034036361432542.2981.394.204.579.03.58.01.20.2
20233621032034341330442.2981.384.214.589.03.47.91.10.1

Upside By Year

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 PEAK 5
4.52.90.22.22.9212.7

Comparable Players (Similarity Index 86)

Rank Score Name Year Run Average Trend
1 94 Marcos Mateo 2011 4.30
2 92 Jon Huber 2009 0.00 DNP
3 91 Tony Watson 2012 3.54
4 90 B.J. Rosenberg 2013 4.58
5 90 Bobby Bramhall 2013 0.00 DNP
6 90 Dustin Richardson 2011 0.00 DNP
7 90 Steven Jackson 2009 4.19
8 89 Wilkin De La Rosa 2012 0.00 DNP
9 89 Paul Kometani 2010 0.00 DNP
10 89 Rob Musgrave 2013 0.00 DNP
11 89 Justin Thomas 2011 0.00 DNP
12 89 Jeremy Horst 2013 6.58
13 89 Arnie Munoz 2009 0.00 DNP
14 88 Andy Graham 2011 0.00 DNP
15 88 Marco Albano 2011 0.00 DNP
16 88 Bobby LaFromboise 2013 6.75
17 88 Jose Veras 2008 3.59
18 88 Joe Esposito 2012 0.00 DNP
19 88 Randor Bierd 2011 0.00 DNP
20 87 Sandy Rosario 2013 3.24
21 87 Darin Downs 2012 3.48
22 87 Jailen Peguero 2008 5.79
23 87 Anthony Varvaro 2012 5.94
24 87 Kyle Aselton 2010 0.00 DNP
25 87 Francisco Cruceta 2009 0.00 DNP
26 87 Humberto Sanchez 2010 0.00 DNP
27 87 Andrew Dobies 2010 0.00 DNP
28 87 Jeff Gogal 2009 0.00 DNP
29 86 Troy Cate 2008 0.00 DNP
30 86 Reid Santos 2010 0.00 DNP
31 86 Greg Atencio 2009 0.00 DNP
32 86 Brian Slocum 2008 27.00
33 86 Beau Vaughan 2008 0.00 DNP
34 86 Deunte Heath 2013 11.74
35 86 German Melendez 2008 0.00 DNP
36 86 Kelvin Jimenez 2008 5.62
37 86 Kyler Newby 2012 0.00 DNP
38 86 Pedro Figueroa 2013 12.00
39 86 Jeff Sues 2010 0.00 DNP
40 86 Michael Dubee 2013 0.00 DNP
41 86 Thomas Diamond 2010 6.83
42 86 Brian Baker 2010 0.00 DNP
43 86 Cole McCurry 2013 0.00 DNP
44 86 Paul Phillips 2011 0.00 DNP
45 86 Wade Korpi 2013 0.00 DNP
46 86 Adam Carr 2011 0.00 DNP
47 86 Mitch Stetter 2008 3.20
48 85 Pedro Viola 2010 13.50
49 85 Jared Wells 2009 0.00 DNP
50 85 Jon Switzer 2007 8.05
51 85 Clint Everts 2012 0.00 DNP
52 85 Andy Cavazos 2008 0.00 DNP
53 85 Victor Garate 2012 0.00 DNP
54 85 Ryan Houston 2007 0.00 DNP
55 85 Davis Romero 2010 0.00 DNP
56 85 Philip Humber 2010 4.15
57 85 Jeff Ridgway 2008 3.72
58 85 Fredy Deza 2010 0.00 DNP
59 85 Spencer Steedley 2012 0.00 DNP
60 85 Ricky Brooks 2012 0.00 DNP
61 84 Blake Martin 2013 0.00 DNP
62 84 Toru Murata 2012 0.00 DNP
63 84 Evan Reed 2013 6.17
64 84 Stephen Marek 2011 0.00 DNP
65 84 Hassan Pena 2012 0.00 DNP
66 84 Eric Berger 2013 0.00 DNP
67 84 Noel Castillo 2011 0.00 DNP
68 84 Kazuhito Tadano 2007 0.00 DNP
69 84 Tomas Santiago 2009 0.00 DNP
70 84 Brett Butts 2013 0.00 DNP
71 84 Matt Buschmann 2011 0.00 DNP
72 84 Adam Johnson 2007 0.00 DNP
73 84 Oneli Perez 2010 0.00 DNP
74 84 Brennan Garr 2011 0.00 DNP
75 84 Bill Murphy 2008 0.00 DNP
76 84 Jairo Asencio 2010 0.00 DNP
77 84 Matt Yourkin 2009 0.00 DNP
78 84 John Axford 2010 2.64
79 84 Chris Farley 2010 0.00 DNP
80 84 Tyler Norrick 2011 0.00 DNP
81 84 Juan Lara 2008 0.00 DNP
82 83 Travis Blackley 2010 0.00 DNP
83 83 Marco Estrada 2011 4.37
84 83 Bobby Brownlie 2008 0.00 DNP
85 83 Chris Leroux 2011 3.24
86 83 Jay Buente 2011 10.80
87 83 Jhonny Nunez 2013 0.00 DNP
88 83 Derrick Gordon 2011 0.00 DNP
89 83 Jeffrey Kaplan 2013 0.00 DNP
90 83 Alan Horne 2010 0.00 DNP
91 83 Chris Narveson 2009 4.21
92 83 Matt Fox 2010 4.91
93 83 James Garcia 2007 0.00 DNP
94 83 Andy Loomis 2013 0.00 DNP
95 83 Eric Hull 2007 4.05
96 83 David Johnson 2010 0.00 DNP
97 83 Dan Meyer 2009 3.70
98 83 Jess Todd 2013 0.00 DNP
99 83 Donnie Veal 2012 2.08
100 83 Jose Valdez 2010 0.00 DNP

Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .178 .275 .244 .206
11 vs R (Multi) .305 .379 .475 .302
18 Split (Multi) -.127 -.104 -.230 -.096
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .178 .275 .244 .206
31 vs R (2013) .305 .379 .475 .302
38 Split (2013) -.127 -.104 -.230 -.096
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

BP Annual Player Comments

YearComment
2014 Due to publishing agreements, the 2014 player comments and team essays are only available in the Baseball Prospectus 2014 book (available in hardcopy, e-book, and Kindle).

BP Articles

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  Title Author Date
The Lineup Card: Awards We Wish We Could Give OutBaseball Prospectus2014-10-01
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bo GoneR.J. Anderson2014-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bo GoneMark Anderson2014-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Bo GoneTucker Blair2014-09-02
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Call MiloneR.J. Anderson2014-05-12
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 5, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-05
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: July 30, 2013Clint Chisam2013-07-30


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Josh Zeid has thrown 998 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (95mph) and Slider (87mph), also mixing in a Splitter (86mph). He also rarely throws a Sinker (94mph).