Chad Qualls

#50, RP, Houston
Chad Qualls
  • Height:
    6-4
  • Weight:
    239
  • Bats:
    R
  • Throws:
    R
  • Born:
    August 17, 1978
  • Birth Place:
    Harbor City, California
  • College:
    Nevada
  • Draft:
    2000 2ⁿᵈ round by the Houston Astros
  • W
    1
  • L
    5
  • ERA
    3.59
  • K
    40
  • BB
    5


Player Notes
Chad Qualls notched a save Monday in his first appearance since Sept. 6, pitching a scoreless ninth in the Astros' 3-1 win over the Indians.

Advice: The Astros went right back to Qualls in the closer's role tonight, and he retired three of the four batters he faced in his return from a hip problem. Since he needed just 10 pitches, he could get the call again in a save chance on Tuesday.

7 hours ago Rotoworld
Chad Qualls (hip) is available to pitch Monday.

Advice: Qualls hasn't pitched since September 6 due to an issue with his right hip. It's unlikely that the Astros will trust him with save chances right away, so hang on to Josh Fields and Tony Sipp in fantasy leagues.

More: Brian McTaggart on Twitter

7 hours ago Rotoworld
Chad Qualls (hip) said Saturday that he's feeling better.

Advice: Qualls is dealing with an issue in his right hip that he thinks might be nerve-related. He's not sure when (or if) he'll be cleared to return to action, but it does appear a bit of progress is being made. The Astros have used Josh Fields and Tony Sipp in the ninth inning with Qualls out.

More: Houston Chronicle

Mon, Sep 15 Rotoworld
Chad Qualls is dealing with an issue in his right hip that he thinks might be nerve-related.

Advice: The ailment was originally described as a glute problem, but it appears it's more in his hip. "I don't know if it's just tight hip or something like that that's putting pressure on kind of a nerve back there, get like just a warm feeling - just in like a six-inch feeling just down kind of the side of my leg. When I sit down or laid down it wouldn't hurt, and then if I walk around it gets irritated." Qualls is receiving treatment and is being considered day-to-day, but there's no guarantee that he makes it back this season. Josh Fields and Tony Sipp have picked up saves for the Astros over the last week and both need to be owned in fantasy leagues.

More: Houston Chronicle

Sun, Sep 14 Rotoworld
Chad Qualls was unavailable to pitch Tuesday due to a right glute issue.

Advice: It explains why Josh Fields was used in the ninth inning and converted his second straight save. Qualls is being listed as day-to-day, so it shouldn't be a long-term issue. Still, the veteran reliever has also struggled lately, so picking up Fields just in case might not be a bad idea.

More: Evan Drellich on Twitter

Fri, Sep 12 Rotoworld
Jason Hammel struck out seven while allowing two runs over 6 2/3 innings in a no-decision against the Astros on Sunday.

Advice: Hammel held the Astros scoreless until the seventh, when they plated both their runs against the right-hander. He gave up five hits and a walk on the day. It was another good start for Hammel after a rough beginning with the A's. He's now got a 4.70 ERA in the American League, and he'll look to improve on those numbers Friday at the Mariners.

Mon, Sep 8 Rotoworld
Chad Qualls blew his sixth save of the season Saturday in the Astros' loss to the A's.

Advice: And it was his fifth blown save of the year against Oakland. Qualls was called on in the bottom of the ninth with runners at first and third and the Astros leading by two. He gave up a game-tying double to Josh Reddick and then Jed Lowrie hit a walkoff single. Yikes.

Tue, Sep 9 Rotoworld

Next Game

Home Score Away

Tuesday, September 16

Head-to-head vs. Cleveland

Head-to-head vs. Cleveland
G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
Career vs. Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 1 1 0 0 1 4.50 2.00 .444
Home (this year) 29 0 1 3 11 3 1 0 0 26.0 31 15 14 4 2 22 4.85 1.27 .295
Night (this year) 39 0 1 3 12 3 0 0 0 35.2 39 16 14 4 3 34 3.53 1.18 .269
Last game vs. Cle 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Pitching
Last 10 Games Season To Date
Date Opp. Score Dec IP H R ER HR BB K W L SV BS HLD IP ERA
Sep 15 Cle W 3-1 SV 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 18 6 2 48.2 3.51
Sep 6 @Oak L 3-4 L 0.0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 17 5 2 47.2 3.59
Sep 3 LAA W 4-1 SV 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 17 4 2 47.2 3.40
Aug 31 Tex W 3-2 SV 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 16 4 2 46.2 3.47
Aug 27 Oak L 4-5 L 0.2 4 3 3 1 0 0 1 4 15 4 2 45.2 3.55
Aug 26 Oak W 4-2 SV 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 15 3 2 45.0 3.00
Aug 22 @Cle W 5-1 - 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 14 3 2 44.0 3.07
Aug 19 @NYY W 7-4 SV 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 14 3 2 43.0 3.14
Aug 17 @Bos W 8-1 - 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 13 3 2 42.0 3.21
Aug 13 Min L 1-3 - 1.0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 13 3 2 41.0 3.29
Career Stats
Pitching
Pitching
Year Team G GS W L SV BS HLD CG SHO IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP BAA
2004 Hou 25 0 4 0 1 1 9 0 0 33.0 34 13 13 3 8 24 3.55 1.27 .266
2005 Hou 77 0 6 4 0 0 22 0 0 79.2 73 33 29 7 23 60 3.28 1.21 .249
2006 Hou 81 0 7 3 0 6 23 0 0 88.2 76 38 37 10 28 56 3.76 1.17 .242
2007 Hou 79 0 6 5 5 5 21 0 0 82.2 84 29 28 10 25 78 3.05 1.32 .272
2008 Ari 77 0 4 8 9 8 22 0 0 73.2 61 29 23 4 18 71 2.81 1.07 .224
2009 Ari 51 0 2 2 24 5 0 0 0 52.0 53 23 21 5 7 45 3.63 1.15 .256
2010 TB 27 0 2 0 0 3 8 0 0 21.0 24 15 13 2 6 15 5.57 1.43 .293
2010 Ari 43 0 1 4 12 4 3 0 0 38.0 61 41 35 5 15 34 8.29 2.00 .363
2011 SD 77 0 6 8 0 5 22 0 0 74.1 73 30 29 7 20 43 3.51 1.25 .263
2012 Phi 35 0 1 1 0 5 12 0 0 31.1 39 18 16 7 9 19 4.60 1.53 .302
2012 NYY 8 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.1 10 5 5 0 3 2 6.14 1.77 .345
2012 Pit 17 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 13.2 14 11 10 0 2 6 6.59 1.17 .259
2013 Mia 66 0 5 2 0 2 15 0 0 62.0 57 18 18 4 19 49 2.61 1.23 .251
2014 Hou 54 0 1 5 17 5 2 0 0 47.2 52 22 19 5 5 40 3.59 1.20 .272
Totals 717 0 46 42 68 49 161 0 0 705.0 711 325 296 69 188 542 3.78 1.28 .265
Batting
Batting
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
2004 Hou 25 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2005 Hou 75 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2008 Ari 75 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 Ari 48 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Totals 223 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Fielding
Fielding
Year Team G POS GS INN PO TC A E DP FPCT
2004 Hou 25 P 0 33 1 4 3 0 0 1.000
2005 Hou 77 P 0 79 7 19 12 0 0 1.000
2006 Hou 81 P 0 88 8 19 11 0 0 1.000
2007 Hou 79 P 0 82 5 19 14 0 2 1.000
2008 Ari 77 P 0 73 4 13 7 2 0 .846
2009 Ari 51 P 0 52 3 11 8 0 0 1.000
2010 Ari 43 P 0 38 3 8 3 2 1 .750
2010 TB 27 P 0 21 2 4 2 0 0 1.000
2011 SD 77 P 0 74 4 18 14 0 1 1.000
2012 Pit 17 P 0 13 5 10 4 1 0 .900
2012 Phi 35 P 0 31 1 6 4 1 0 .833
2012 NYY 8 P 0 7 1 2 1 0 0 1.000
2013 Mia 66 P 0 62 4 22 18 0 3 1.000
2014 Hou 54 P 0 47 4 11 7 0 0 1.000
Totals 717 P 0 705 52 166 108 6 7 .964