Closer Signs with Chicago Cubs After Leaving Phillies

While Neris's time with the Phillies was impressive, his finest season came in 2023 with the Houston Astros.

With 68 1/3 innings under his belt, he had a 1.71 ERA. Neris played a key role in Houston's 2022 World Series victory over Philadelphia.

The 34-year-old was perfect in his three outings against the Phillies, allowing just one hit in 2.0 innings while striking out four. 

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Neris was a dependable arm that could throw 65 innings or more every season, even though the Phillies had their share of problems.

 The Phillies now have another National League rival to worry about as a result of this move.

With a 2.58 ERA in 80 1/3 innings pitched in 2016, he had his finest season to date.

It is anticipated that Chicago will compete in 2024 after making Craig Counsell the highest-paid manager in baseball. 

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