According to John Gambadoro of 620 KTAR Phoenix, the Arizona Diamondbacks are likely to make at least two more trades, including a deal that involves Chad Qualls. Gambadoro lists Colorado and the Yankees as the two most likely destinations.

Qualls, still 31 (his birthday is August 17), was the D-Backs’ closer last year and at the beginning of the season, but he’s since lost that job. He’s gotten rocked in quite a few games, allowing at least two earned runs in 11 games so far. His ERA is a hideous 8.51, but his xFIP is 3.97. So somewhere in-between those two numbers lies a not-so-great truth.

His BABIP is also a huge .436, so there is certainly the possibility that he’s been dealing with a great deal of bad luck. But he’s been consistently bad all year and has not gone as many as even five games without giving up some runs.

On top of all of this, Qualls is earning $4.185 million this season, so he still has a decent amount of money owed to him.

The Yankees are looking low and high for relief help, but if this is the best they can get, then they might as well pass and call some kids up from the minors.

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