The Astros were on the cusp of winning back-to-back series over the A's for the first time ever. That is, until the A's scored three runs in the ninth to win the series finale 5-4.
It was business as usual for Chad Qualls on Wednesday as the Astros prepared to face the A's in their series finale. In other words, he wasn't packing his bags to join the Tigers.
Astros reliever Darin Downs will head to Corpus Christi on Thursday to begin a rehab assignment as recovers from an oblique injury.
Before having to leave early in his last start with right forearm tightness, the adjustments Brad Peacock made seemed to really be working.