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RHP Chad Qualls returns to Astros on 2-year deal
December 7, 2013
HOUSTON (AP) - Chad Qualls is returning to the Houston Astros, his original team.The right-handed reliever agreed to a two-year contract Saturday with a team option for 2016.Qualls went 5-2 with a 2.61 ERA in 66 games for the Miami Marlins this year and has made at least 50 appearances in nine straight seasons. He has pitched for eight clubs in his big league career, going 45-37 with 51 saves and a 3.79 ERA in 663 appearances.