Zach Miner

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Zach Miner MLB Career Stats

25-22 4.25 385.2 237 1.48

Zach Miner Bio

  • Full Name: Zachary Charles Miner
  • Born: 3/12/1982 in St. Louis, MO
  • Draft: 2000, Atlanta Braves, 4th rd. (106th overall)
  • High School: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
  • Debut: June 4, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/29/2013
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MLB Career Stats 25 22 4.25 173 38 1 385.2 237 1.48


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INT Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/23/2006 Toledo INT

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Season CG Rank
2006 1 17th in AL

Zach Miner Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 9, 2014 Tacoma Rainiers released RHP Zach Miner.
April 1, 2014 RHP Zach Miner assigned to Tacoma Rainiers.
February 13, 2014 Seattle Mariners signed free agent RHP Zach Miner to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 7, 2013 RHP Zach Miner elected free agency.
October 3, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies sent RHP Zach Miner outright to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
August 2, 2013 Philadelphia Phillies selected the contract of Zach Miner from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
December 1, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent RHP Zach Miner to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 RHP Zach Miner elected free agency.
July 14, 2012 Toledo Mud Hens activated RHP Zach Miner from the 7-day disabled list.
July 5, 2012 sent RHP Zach Miner on a rehab assignment to GCL Tigers.
May 22, 2012 Toledo Mud Hens placed RHP Zach Miner on the 7-day disabled list. groin strain
April 28, 2012 RHP Zach Miner assigned to Toledo Mud Hens from Erie SeaWolves.
April 20, 2012 Zach Miner assigned to Erie SeaWolves.
April 19, 2012 Kansas City Royals traded RHP Zach Miner to Detroit Tigers.
November 25, 2011 Omaha Storm Chasers signed free agent RHP Zach Miner.
November 25, 2011 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RHP Zach Miner to spring training.
November 2, 2011 RHP Zach Miner elected free agency.
July 18, 2011 RHP Zach Miner assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
May 16, 2011 Zach Miner assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Omaha Storm Chasers.
April 7, 2011 Zach Miner assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
December 31, 2010 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Zach Miner to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 2, 2010 RHP Zach Miner elected free agency.
November 29, 2010 Detroit Tigers designated RHP Zach Miner for assignment.
November 2, 2010 Detroit Tigers activated RHP Zach Miner from the 60-day disabled list.
June 25, 2010 Detroit Tigers transferred RHP Zach Miner from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
March 27, 2010 Detroit Tigers placed RHP Zach Miner on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 26, 2010. Right elbow tendinitis

Zachary Charles Miner Bio Info

Zachary Charles Miner…resides in Jupiter, FL, with wife Jessi Elvey, and two sons, Brady and Jackson...graduated in 2000 from Palm Beach Gardens High School (FL)…selected by Baseball America as a second-team All-American after going 9-2 with a 0.33 ERA as a senior…involved in the community during his time with the Tigers, supporting Gloves for Kids.


Began the season with AAA Lehigh Valley in the Phillies organization…had contract selected on Aug. 2 and made his Phillies debut Aug. 3 vs. Atlanta…was his first ML appearance since Oct. 6, 2009 vs. Minnesota (with DET)…made 16 appearances, including 3 starts…8 of 13 relief appearances were scoreless…went 0-1, 5.79 ERA (6 ER, 9.1 IP) in 3 starts… 0-1, 3.72 ERA (8 ER, 19.1 IP) in 13 relief appearances…went 5-6 with 3.90 ERA (37 ER, 85.1 IP) in 27 appearances (12 starts) with Lehigh Valley.

2012 Went to spring training with KC ... Traded to DET on 4/19 ... Pitched in 1 game for Erie (AA) before being promoted to Toledo (AAA) ... Was on the DL, 5/22-7/13 (right groin strain); appeared in 3 rehab games with the Gulf Coast Tigers (R), 7/5-12 ... Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 10 of 23 appearances with Toledo (43%), including 5 straight games, 7/17-31 ... Held opposing hitters to a .180 AVG (23-128). 2011 After missing the entire 2010 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on May 28, 2010, Miner opened the campaign in extended spring training before being transferred to Northwest Arkansas (AA) ... He made his Royals minor league debut on May 16 for the Naturals and struggled in 11 starts ... After being moved to Omaha in mid-July, he excelled as a reliever down the stretch for the eventual Pacific Coast League champion Storm Chasers. 2010 Acquired by the Royals at the tail end of spring training, Mendoza opened the season with the Royals in the bullpen...he struggled in 4 relief stints before being designated for assignment on April 23 and assigned outright to Omaha (AAA) on April 28...Spent the remainder of the campaign in the starting rotation at Omaha...went a perfect 5-0 in 6 August outings (5 starts), posting a 2.25 ERA. 2009 Worked primarily as a reliever in his first full season at the major league level with the Tigers in 2009 after making the Opening Day roster out of Spring Training for the second consecutive season...Established a career high with 51 appearances...Finished 2-2 with a 5.70 ERA (23.2IP/15ER) in five starts...compiled a 5-3 record and 3.80 ERA (68.2IP/29ER) in 46 relief outings...Compiled a four-game winning streak April 25-June 24...Established a career high with 4.1 innings of relief on May 17 versus Oakland, while he matched a career best with six strikeouts...Posted a 2-0 record and 0.73 ERA (12.1IP/1ER) over an eight-outing stretch June 8-July 1...Registered his first major league save on August 1 at Cleveland...Compiled a 2-2 record and 1.85 ERA (24.1IP/5ER) over a 16-outing stretch August 20-September 30...Did not allow a run over eight straight outings September 13-30, tossing 12.0 scoreless innings...Posted a 2-1 record and 2.08 ERA (17.1IP/4ER) in 12 outings during September...Lefthanded batters hit .256 (41x160) against him...righties batted .302 (60x199) with Miner on the mound...Finished 5-1 with a 4.93 ERA (49.1IP/27ER) in 24 outings prior to the all-star break...went 2-4 with a 3.56 ERA (43.0IP/17ER) in 27 appearances following the all-star break. 2008 Established career highs with eight wins, 45 appearances, 118.0 innings pitched and 62 strikeouts as he made the Tigers Opening Day roster out of Spring Training in 2008 -- marked the first time he appeared on an Opening Day roster at the major league level in his career...Split time between Detroit's starting rotation and bullpen -- finished 5-2 with a 4.30 ERA (73.1IP/35ER) in 13 starts and 3-3 with a 4.23 ERA (44.2IP/21ER) in 32 relief outings...Compiled a 1-2 record and 9.33 ERA (18.1IP/19ER) over his first 13 outings of the season April 2-May 7 -- posted a 7-2 record and 1.93 ERA (70.0IP/15ER) over his next 27 appearances (eight starts) May 9-August 29...Posted an 11.2-inning scoreless streak May 18-June 7...Compiled a four-game winning streak June 1-July 27...Finished 2-0 with a 1.32 ERA (13.2IP/2ER) in 11 outings during June...Optioned to Triple A Toledo by the Tigers on July 2 -- posted a 0-1 record and 3.38 ERA (10.2IP/4ER) in four outings(two starts) with the Mud Hens...Recalled from Toledo by the Tigers on July 21, he joined the club's starting rotation -- compiled a 3-1 record and 2.15 ERA (29.1IP/7ER) in his first five starts with the club July 21-August 12...Equaled a career high with six strikeouts on September 28 versus Tampa Bay...Compiled a 4-3 record and 3.31 ERA (54.1IP/20ER) in 22 outings (five starts) on the road...finished 4-2 with a 5.09 ERA (63.2IP/36ER) in 23 appearances (eight starts) at Comerica Park. 2007 Opened the season with Triple A Toledo, before earning a spot in the Tigers bullpen and appearing in a careerhigh 34 games...Finished 0-2 with a 9.00 ERA (23.0IP/23ER) in five starts with the Mud Hens during April...Recalled by the Tigers from Toledo on May 17 -- started the day game of a day-night doubleheader at Boston in place of Mike Maroth, who was scratched from his start with the flu...suffered the loss in the start after he held the Red Sox to two runs (one earned) in 5.1 innings pitched...Optioned back to Toledo following the night game of the day-night doubleheader at Boston on May 17...Compiled a 1-2 record and 1.69 ERA (26.2IP/5ER) in four outings (three starts) during May with Toledo -- his 1.69 ERA was second-best among all International League pitchers during the month...Recalled by the Tigers from Toledo on May 26...Posted a 0.87 ERA (10.1IP/1ER) over an eight-outing stretch May 30-July 13...Landed on the disabled list on June 6 with a strained right elbow flexor tendon...Assigned to Double A Erie for an injury rehab assignment on June 19 -- appeared in two games with the SeaWolves, allowing a run in two innings of work before having his injury rehab assignment assigned to Toledo on June 26...worked back-to-back scoreless outings for the Mud Hens June 26-27...Had his injury rehab assignment recalled from Toledo and he was reinstated from the disabled list on June 29...On the bereavement list July 27-August 3 while he was away from the club tending to a family emergency...Optioned to Toledo by the Tigers on August 23 -- did not appear in a game with the Mud Hens before being recalled to Detroit on August 27...Compiled a 1.45 ERA (18.2IP/3ER) in his final 10 outings of the season with Detroit following his recall from Triple A on August 27...Established a career high with four innings of relief on August 29 at Kansas City...Limited lefthanded hitters to a .207 batting average (17x82)...righties batted .317 (39x123) with Miner on the mound...Compiled a 2-0 record and 2.49 ERA (25.1IP/7ER) in 16 outings at Comerica Park...posted a 1-4 record and 3.49 ERA (28.1IP/11ER) in 18 appearances on the road. 2006 Opened the season with Triple A Toledo, prior to having his contract purchased by the Tigers on May 31...Recorded a victory in six consecutive starts with Toledo April 17-May 15, posting a 1.69 ERA (37.1IP/7ER) during the stretch...Garnered International League Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of April 17-23 after winning both of his starts during the week for Toledo and limiting the opposition to an unearned run in 11.0 innings of work...Departed the International League tied for second in the league with six wins...Recorded his first major league victory on June 10 at Toronto, limiting the Blue Jays to two runs on four hits over six innings of work...Recorded a victory in six consecutive starts June 10-July 8, becoming the first Tigers rookie pitcher to win six straight starts since Mark Leiter achieved the feat August 1-September 1, 1991...Tossed his first career complete game June 20 at Milwaukee, limiting the Brewers to one run on five hits -- retired 20 consecutive batters from the third inning until the ninth inning...Limited opponents to a .195 batting average on the road (34x174), while opponents batted .351 (66x188) at Comerica Park. 2005 Split the season between the Atlanta Braves and Detroit Tigers organizations after being dealt to the Tigers in a three-player deal on July 31, 2005...Combined for a 3.71 ERA between Triple A Richmond and Toledo -- eighth-best in the International League...Opened the season at Double A Mississippi in the Braves organization, appearing in four games before being promoted to Richmond on April 28...Compiled a 3.19 ERA (36.2IP/13ER) in six starts during June for Richmond, posting 26 strikeouts...Assigned to Toledo following his trade to the Tigers organization -- limited the opposition to an earned runor-less in four of his six starts for the Mud Hens...Sidelined September 2-13 with a right forearm strain. 2004 Finished second in the Southern League with 87 runs allowed, while he was third with 75 earned runs allowed, fourth with 10 losses and fifth with 55 walks for Double-A Greenville during the 2004 season...Posted a 2-2 record, 2.16 ERA (25.0IP/6ER) and 28 strikeouts in four starts during June...Named the 26th-best prospect in the Braves organization following the season by Baseball America. 2003

Went 6-10 with a 3.69 ERA (63 ER, 153.2 IP in 27 starts for Myrtle Beach…pitched at least 5.0 innings in 25 of 27 starts…T2nd in the Carolina League in games started and 3rd in innings pitched…tabbed Carolina League Player of the Week for July 10-16.


Spent year in full-season Macon in the South Atlantic League…went 8-9 with 3.28 ERA (58 ER, 159.0 IP) in 29 games (28 starts)…T2nd in the SAL in games started…named the 15th best prospect in the Braves organization by Baseball America.


Began his pro career with A Jamestown…led the New York-Penn League in innings (90.2), tied for the league lead in starts (15) and finished 5th in ERA (1.89).