Hector Neris

The Under-the-Radar Phillies Trade Candidate
I was wrong.  Very wrong.  The Phillies were approaching what seemed to be a real roster crunch as Spring Training was ending and the club had to find room for bench players Brock Stassi and Daniel Nava.  Time and time again, I though the Phillies would simply rele…
Phillies Mailbag: Closer, Draft Picks, Hoskins
It's time once again for the 97.3 ESPN Phillies mailbag!  Each week we take your questions and talk about them on the Sports Bash with Mike Gill at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.  Submit a question at any time to @FrankKlose
Pitching: Did you know the Phillies have lost 16 one run games w…
Pat Neshek Named Phillies Closer
The Phillies closers this season have included Jeanmar Gomez, Joaquin Benoit and Hector Neris.  Going forward the Phillies are going to go with closer number four.  Citing the need to get Neris to settle down some, Phillies manager Pete Mackanin said prior to Wedne…
Should Phillies Name Hector Neris The Closer?
Three different Phillies pitchers have notched a Save so far this season as the Closer position has been in flux.  With Jeanmar Gomez losing the job title, Manager Pete Mackanin has given both Joaquin Benoit and Hector Neris opportunities in the Ninth Inning...
Phillies Should Not Anoint Hector Neris Closer…Yet
The Jeanmar Gomez of 2017 so far is not close to the Jeanmar Gomez of 2016.  In Gomez's three appearances over three innings he has allowed five earned runs.  The struggles have led Phillies manager Pete Mackanin to consider removing fGomez from the closer's role..…

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