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The Astros are making calls to see who will trade for right-handed pitcher Jarred Cosart, who is scheduled to start tonight vs. the Blue Jays.

By SI Wire
July 31, 2014

The Houston Astros are fielding calls to see which teams might trade for right-handed pitcher Jarred Cosart, reports Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

Cosart is scheduled to start Thursday's home game against the Toronto Blue Jays, which begins at 8:10 p.m. ET. The non-waiver trading deadline is at 4 p.m. ET.

Cosart, 24, is 9-7 with a 4.41 ERA in 116.1 innings this season.

Houston is also telling teams that reliever Chad Qualls and left-handed starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel are off the market and will not be traded.

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Qualls, 35, is 1-2 with a 3.19 ERA and 11 saves in 15 opportunities this season. Keuchel leads the team with 10 wins and has a 2.97 ERA and 1.22 WHIP.

The Astros have the second-worst record in baseball and are in fourth place in the American League West. ​

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