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Qualls blows save as A’s down Astros 5-4

Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) crosses home plate in front of teammate Jon Singleton (28) to score from third base on a wild pitch from Oakland Athletics reliever Ryan Cook in the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Closer Chad Qualls has put in a solid season for the Houston Astros aside from one glaring exception.

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Keenum, Savage to settle Texans’ backup QB duel

San Diego Chargers running back Donald Brown (34) runs from San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith during the first quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Tom Savage looked like a polished pro leading the Texans to the winning touchdown and 2-point conversion against Denver last week.

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Harris County executive to present Astrodome plan

HOUSTON (AP) — The newest proposal for repurposing the Houston Astrodome and saving it from demolition envisions turning the now-empty stadium into the world’s largest indoor park.

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This Date In Baseball

1897 — Roger Bresnahan, later a Hall of Fame catcher, made his major league debut as a pitcher for the Washington Senators by shutting out the St. Louis Browns 3-0.

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Samardzija pitches A’s to 8-2 win over Astros

Oakland Athletics' Jeff Samardzija delivers a pitch against the Houston Astros in the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)

HOUSTON (AP) — Jeff Samardzija was determined to get back on track Monday night after a couple of bad starts, so he was thrilled to see Josh Donaldson back in the Oakland lineup.

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