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Houston Astros agree on two-year deal with Hector Neris

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Sep 28, 2021; Cumberland, Georgia, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Hector Neris (50) pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the eighth inning at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 28, 2021; Cumberland, Georgia, USA; Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Hector Neris (50) pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the eighth inning at Truist Park. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros have reached an agreement on a two-year contract with right-handed reliever Hector Neris, multiple outlets reported Saturday.

ESPN reports it’s a $17 million deal.

Neris, 32, went 4-7 with a 3.63 ERA and 12 saves last season for the Philadelphia Phillies. He’s 21-29 with a 3.42 ERA and 84 saves in eight seasons, all with the Phillies. He has made 405 career appearances, all in relief.

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