Chad Qualls 50 | Pitcher

Houston Astros

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Thu. Aug 28, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Qualls took the loss in relief Wednesday, allowing three runs on four hits over two-thirds of an inning against the Athletics. Impact: Qualls (1-4) has allowed 11 runs in six relief appearances against Oakland this season, going 0-3 with two saves and a 24.75 ERA in those games.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 27, 2014
News: Qualls will remain with the Astros for the rest of the season, reports. Impact: Qualls was claimed off waivers by the Tigers earlier in the week, but Wednesday's deadline for the teams to complete a trade passed without Qualls switching teams, and he can no longer be traded to any other squad. Qualls will continue working as the Astros' closer.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 27, 2014
News: Qualls earned his 15th save of the season Tuesday with a scoreless frame against the A's. Impact: Qualls was claimed off revocable waivers by the Tigers on Tuesday, but the veteran reliever did not let the news affect him in preserving a 4-2 win over Oakland. The Astros and Tigers have until Wednesday to work out a trade, but there's a strong likelihood Houston will pull Qualls off waivers rather than trade him.(RotoWire, )
Tue. Aug 26, 2014
News: Qualls was claimed off revocable waivers by the Tigers on Tuesday, MLive's James Schmehl reports. Impact: The Astros will pull their veteran closer off waivers and try to work out a trade with the Tigers. The teams have until Wednesday to reach an agreement. Qualls has turned in a solid campaign in Houston, converting 14-of-17 save chances while posting a 3.07 ERA and 38:5 K:BB ratio across 44 innings.(RotoWire, )
Sat. Aug 23, 2014
News: Qualls (back) pitched a scoreless ninth inning in a non-save situation Friday. Impact: Qualls was unavailable for the final two games of the Yankees series due to back discomfort, but he got back on the hill Friday and retired the side on 14 pitches. After struggling in July (7.71 ERA), he's now given up just one earned run in seven August appearances, thus further cementing himself into the closer role for Houston.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Aug 21, 2014
News: Qualls (back) said he's "probably unavailable" Thursday against the Rays,'s Brian McTaggart reports. Impact: Qualls did not pitch Wednesday due to discomfort in his back stemming from Friday's game. While it doesn't appear to be anything serious, Qualls could miss a few games in the short term.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 20, 2014
News: Qualls was not used in a save situation Wednesday due to minor back discomfort, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports. Impact: The sore back cost Qualls a potential save Wednesday night, but it appears to be just a short-term issue, as manager Bo Porter said Qualls would likely be available Thursday if needed. However, consider Qualls day-to-day until he is summoned from the bullpen next.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 20, 2014
News: Qualls earned his 14th save of the season Tuesday night with a clean inning against the Yankees. Impact: Qualls, who has been shaky in relief for the Astros over the past month, struck out a batter during the appearance. The veteran reliever owns a 3.14 ERA, 1.16 WHIP and a 38:5 K:BB over 43 innings this season.(RotoWire, )
Chad Qualls
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 4"  Wt: 239  Age: 36
Bats: R  Throws: R
Born: 8/17/1978, Harbor City, California
College: Nevada
Debut: 2004
Salary: $2,750,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury