Chad Qualls RP MIA 9 Months
Chad Qualls has earned a spot in the Marlins' bullpen.
Qualls, a non-roster invitee, has a 2.70 ERA and 6/2 K/BB ratio in 6 2/3 innings during Grapefruit League play. The 34-year-old is coming off a disappointing 5.33 ERA and 27/14 K/BB ratio between the Yankees, Pirates and Phillies last season. He'll pitch in middle relief for Miami.
Chad Qualls RP MIA 10 Months
Marlins signed RHP Chad Qualls to a minor league contract.
The deal includes an invitation to spring training. The 34-year-old reliever posted a disappointing 5.33 ERA, 1.47 WHIP and 27/14 K/BB ratio over 52 1/3 innings for three different teams in 2012. He'll compete for a middle relief role with the Marlins.
Chad Qualls RP MIA Aug 26 '12
Pirates placed RHP Chad Qualls on the 15 day disabled list, retroactive to August 25, with a left toe injury.
The Pirates needed to clear a roster spot for Hisanori Takahashi, so this likely isn't a major concern. Qualls figures to be activated from the DL and return to the bullpen when first eligible.
Chad Qualls RP MIA Aug 22 '12
Pirates activated RHP Chad Qualls from the bereavement list.
The move was made prior to Tuesday's game, where Qualls allowed one run in one inning in an extra-inning loss to the Padres. The veteran right-hander has an 8.10 ERA and 3/1 K/BB ratio over 6 2/3 innings since coming over from the Yankees.
Chad Qualls RP MIA Jul 01 '12
The Phillies elected to receive cash from the Yankees for Chad Qualls.
Philly had the option of a player to be named later or cash, but officially announced the trade as Qualls for cash on Sunday afternoon. Odds are that the PTBNL list didn't include a prospect with even a minute chance to ever crack the Phillies' roster.