For the most part, Brad Peacock had a solid start, giving up only one run in 5.1 innings. It's just that a 30-pitch first inning made it hard to last deeper into the ballgame.
Chad Qualls has given up 18 total earned runs on the season so far. 11 of them have been scored by the A's, including the three that won the game for Oakland on Wednesday.
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.