(c) Houston Astros

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Baseball Reference
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Position: P      Born: Sep 12, 1986      Bats: Left      Throws: Right

The native of Albuquerque, NM was part of the first trade by new general manager Jeff Luhnow when he was acquired along with Jed Lowrie from Boston for reliever Mark Melancon. After making three starts for Houston in 2012, Weiland suffered a shoulder injury and had to undergo surgery. An infection developed and Weiland was never able to make it back to the big leagues.