Originally posted on Matthew Cerrone's Mets Blog  |  Last updated 10/15/11
According to Marty Caswell of XX1090 sports radio in San Diego, the Padres will not be picking up the $6 million option for RHP Chad Qualls. In addition, the Padres are still mulling what they intend to do with the $5 million mutual option for RHP Aaron Harang. Michael Baron: Qualls had a good bounce back year in 2011 after a poor 2010 season although he was considered to be unlucky last year. In general, he has been a reliable right-handed reliever throughout his career and I think he could go a long way towards solidifying the late innings for the Mets should they decide to sign him. In regards to Harang, like Qualls, he had a solid bounce back season after struggling in 2010. He is prone to the home run and has seen his walk rate increase over the last couple of years, but he could serve as a potential upgrade towards the back of the rotation and provide better value in the rotation than their current options and alternatives. Qualls went 6-8 with a 3.51 ERA in 71 rel...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

RG3 fires back at Santana Moss over Mike Shanahan comments

Chris Long donating game checks to fund Charlottesville scholarships

Jason Garrett to discuss effort with Ezekiel Elliott

WATCH: Tigers’ Jeff Ferrell responsive after taking 103-mph liner to head

College football's biggest winners and losers so far

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Ben McAdoo throws Eli Manning under the bus

The Giants are just as bad as they look

Winners and losers from 'Monday Night Football' in Week 2

10 things the college football polls got wrong after Week 3

Andrew Bogut reportedly will sign with Lakers

Jamal Agnew burns Giants with 88-yard punt return

The 'Remember the tight ends' quiz

Ranking the best college football fan bases

Getaway Day: Time runs short as postseason nears

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House sticks it to sports

The 'Not so elementary, my dear Watson' quiz

September chill hits Astros, Dodgers at worst time

College football 2017 Week 3 predictions

Three Up, Three Down: Cleveland hits historic heights while Cubs struggle

The 'Will the Indians ever lose again?' quiz

What's to become of Andy Dalton in Cincinnati?

NFL Week 2 predictions

The 'Kobe finally does something that Jordan did not do' quiz

MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

Ranking the best college football fan bases

The 'Remember the tight ends' quiz

Getaway Day: Time runs short as postseason nears

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House sticks it to sports

The 'Not so elementary, my dear Watson' quiz

September chill hits Astros, Dodgers at worst time

Three Up, Three Down: Cleveland hits historic heights while Cubs struggle

The 'Will the Indians ever lose again?' quiz

What's to become of Andy Dalton in Cincinnati?

College football 2017 Week 3 predictions

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker