Chad Qualls News Archive
Qualls (hip) earned his 18th save of the season Monday with a scoreless ninth inning against Cleveland.
Qualls (hip) is available to pitch Monday if needed, Howard Chen of CSN Houston reports.
Qualls was unavailable again Wednesday due to a nagging hip injury, MLB.com reports. "I don't know if it's a tight hip that's putting pressure on a nerve back there," Qualls said. "I get a warm feeling like in a 6-inch [region] down the side of my leg. When I sit down or lay down, it really doesn't hurt, and if I walk around, it gets irritated or something."
Qualls took the loss in relief Wednesday, allowing three runs on four hits over two-thirds of an inning against the Athletics.
Qualls will remain with the Astros for the rest of the season, MLB.com reports.
Qualls earned his 15th save of the season Tuesday with a scoreless frame against the A's.
Qualls was claimed off revocable waivers by the Tigers on Tuesday, MLive's James Schmehl reports.
Qualls (back) pitched a scoreless ninth inning in a non-save situation Friday.
Qualls (back) said he's "probably unavailable" Thursday against the Rays, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.
Qualls was not used in a save situation Wednesday due to minor back discomfort, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.