The Phillies recalled reliever Hector Neris from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Tuesday. Neris has made two relief appearances in 2015 for Philadelphia, tossing 2 2/3 scoreless innings.
The Phillies optioned pitcher Hector Neris to Triple-A Lehigh Valley to clear a roster spot for Phillippe Aumont, who was promoted from Triple-A to start Friday. Neris tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings in relief.
The Phillies called up right-handed pitcher Hector Neris from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, the team announced via Twitter. Neris has a 3.60 ERA with 30 strikeouts in 30 innings for Lehigh Valley this season. He appeared for the Phillies briefly earlier this season, pitching 2 2/3 innings and striking out two batters.
With pitcher Chad Billingsley headed to the disabled list with a shoulder strain, the Phillies recalled pitcher Hector Neris from Triple-A Monday to fill the roster spot. Neris is a 25-year-old reliever who has pitched in the Phillies organization for six seasons, most recently at Lehigh Valley, where he was 1-3 with a 5.94 ERA and one save in 13 games. The promotion will mark Neris' first stop in the majors.
The Phillies have selected the contract of pitcher Severino Gonzalez and optioned pitcher Hector Neris to Triple-A Lehigh Valley, the team announced Monday. Gonzalez was reportedly expected to get a call up to make the start for Philadelphia Tuesday against the Cardinals, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. Gonzalez posted a 1-1 record in Triple-A with a 3.57 ERA and nine strikeouts in 17 2/3 innings pitched. Neris worked 2 2/3 scoreless innings this season with two strikeouts and one walk. To make room for Gonzalez, pitcher Jonathan Pettibone was transferred to the 60-day DL with a shoulder injury.