The Houston Astros signed right-handed reliever Hector Neris to a two-year contract on Tuesday.
Financial terms were not disclosed by the Astros, however multiple media outlets reported it is a $17 million deal.
Neris is expected to serve as a replacement for right-hander Kendall Graveman, who recently signed a three-year contract with the Chicago White Sox.
Neris, 32, posted a 4-7 record with a 3.63 ERA and 12 saves last season for the Philadelphia Phillies.
He sports a 21-29 record with a 3.42 ERA and 84 saves in eight seasons, all with the Phillies. He has made 405 career appearances, all in relief.
–Field Level Media