Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:22:41 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls will remain with the team for the remainder of the season. The Detroit Tigers placed a waiver claim for Qualls earlier this week, but the teams were unable to work out a trade before the deadline passed Wednesday, Aug. 27.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:07:07 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls was claimed on revocable waivers by the Detroit Tigers Tuesday, Aug. 26, according to sources. The Astros have 48 hours to work out a trade with the Tigers or pull him off waivers.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:13:05 -0700
Houston Astros CL Chad Qualls was claimed on revocable waivers by the Detroit Tigers. The two sides have 24 hours to complete a deal.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 15:39:58 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls has been claimed on waivers, according to a source. It's unknown if the Astros are willing to trade him, though. Houston must either trade him or pull him back by Wednesday, Aug. 27.
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 10:25:43 -0700
Houston Astros CL Chad Qualls (back) allowed one hit in one scoreless inning against the Cleveland Indians Friday, Aug. 22. He had been sidelined for several days because of a sore back.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:37:45 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls (back) said his back injury is not serious and does not expect to be placed on the 15-day disabled list. He said he had a similar injury earlier this season and it was no big deal. He does not think he will be available to pitch Thursday, Aug. 21.
Fantasy Tip: Qualls probably will sit out a few games because of the injury but should be back in the near future. Jose Veras probably is the leading candidate to close out games while Qualls is sidelined.
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:50:40 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls (back) was unavailable Wednesday, Aug. 20, against the New York Yankees due to back discomfort, manager Bo Porter said.
Fantasy Tip: With Qualls unavailable, it was Jose Veras coming in to nail down the save. It's uncertain how long Qualls will be sidelined, but it doesn't sound terribly serious.
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:57:37 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls is likely to stay put at the upcoming non-waiver trade deadline. They've told teams that he's unavailable.
Fantasy Tip: If Qualls were to leave town, Jose Veras or another less enticing reliever or relievers would slide into the saves picture.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:58:50 -0700
Houston Astros RP Chad Qualls probably won't be traded, according to general manager Jeff Luhnow. "I hesitate to use the word 'untouchable,' but he likes it here, he's comfortable here and he's pitching well," Luhnow said.
Fantasy Tip: Maybe he's a long-term investment for them, or they're waiting for the right deal and it hasn't come their way yet. Don't write off the possibility, but Qualls' owners have to like the increasing chances he remains in save chances during his big rebound season.
Sun, 20 Jul 2014 12:44:31 -0700
Several teams have expressed interest in Houston Astros CL Chad Qualls, according to a major league source.