The Houston Astros sign relief pitcher Chad Qualls to a two-year, $6 million deal with incentives, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. It includes an option for a third year, which is worth $3.5 million.
Qualls, 35, has a career 3.79 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP in ten years in the Major Leagues. In 2013, Qualls went 5-2 with a 2.61 ERA in 66 appearances with the Miami Marlins. In his last stint with Houston (2004-2007), Qualls went 23-12 with a 3.39 ERA in 262 games. He was drafted by the Astros in the second round of the 2000 draft.