Neris allowed one walk, hit a batter and struck out one in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Tuesday against the Cubs.
Neris made things interesting, hitting the first batter he faced prior to walking Victor Caratini with two outs. Nevertheless, he managed to earn his 21st save of the season, in part due to a generous strike-three call against Tony Kemp. Since a couple rocky performances in the middle of July, Neris has turned things around by stringing together nine consecutive scoreless appearances. For the season, he owns a 3.44 ERA and 1.01 WHIP with 68 strikeouts across 49.2 innings.
Neris tossed a perfect inning with two strikeouts to earn the save against the Giants on Friday.
Called upon in the ninth inning to preserve a 9-6 lead, Neris barely flinched as he retired the only three batters he faced, including strikeouts of Mike Yastrzemski and Evan Longoria. The save was his 20th of the season to go with a 3.51 ERA, 1.01 WHIP and 67:16 K:BB over 48 appearances.
Neris will drop his appeal and serve the three-game suspension handed down by MLB in mid-July, Matt Breen of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Neris pitched the eighth inning of Wednesday's loss to the Giants despite trailing 5-1 to provide him some game action prior to serving the ban. The 30-year-old will be able to rejoin the Phillies for Sunday's series finale against the White Sox. Adam Morgan figures to be the top option for the ninth inning during his absence, though Juan Nicasio could also be called upon.
Neris allowed one earned run on one hit and struck out one to record the save Thursday against the Dodgers.
Neris was able to pitch after appealing his three-game suspension and recorded his 18th save. However, it wasn't without some drama as he allowed a solo home run to Alex Verdugo. Neris has now allowed at least one earned run in five of his last eight appearances, dating back to June 27. While there aren't any clear candidates to take the closer role from him who are currently healthy, David Robertson (elbow) is working back from injury and could take some chances away from Neris if he continues to struggle.
Neris was suspended three games for intentionally hitting David Freese in Tuesday's win over the Dodgers, Meghan Montemurro of The Athletic reports.
Neris will appeal the suspension, so he'll be available to pitch Wednesday. The reliever has been shaky since the All-Star break, blowing two save chances while allowing five runs across 2.2 innings (three appearances).
Neris was charged with a blown save after surrendering three runs on two hits and one walk over one-third of an inning in Tuesday's win versus the Dodgers. He had one strikeout.
Neris gave up a three-run home run to Matt Beaty and had major command issues as he delivered only seven of his 17 pitches for strikes. The Phillies rallied for three runs of their own in the bottom of the frame to take him off the hook for the loss. Neris has allowed nine runs across his last six innings, converting only one of four save chances in that stretch.
Neris (1-4) took the loss Saturday as the Phillies fell 4-3 to the Nationals, giving up two runs on two hits and a walk over 1.1 innings while striking out one.
After getting the final out of the eighth inning to escape a jam created by Adam Morgan, Neris created his own trouble in the ninth, serving up a game-winning two-run homer to Juan Soto with two outs. It was the right-hander's third blown save of the season in 20 chances, but his 3.52 ERA and 50:14 K:BB through 38.1 innings should ensure he retains a prominent spot in the Phillies' bullpen even if the club brings in reinforcements at the trade deadline.
Neris struck out the side in the ninth inning Tuesday to earn the save against the Braves.
Neris made quick work of the middle of Atlanta's lineup, needing only 15 pitches for the three swinging strikeouts. It was a good rebound performance for the 30-year-old after he gave up three runs in a blown save Thursday. Neris has a 3.09 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 49:11 K:BB over 35 innings and is 17-for-19 in save opportunities this season.
Neris allowed three earned runs on four hits while managing to record just one out to blow the save Thursday against the Mets.
Neris entered the game in the ninth inning with the Phillies up one, but he quickly blew the lead by allowing a two-run homer to the third batter he faced. He then allowed two more singles prior to being pulled, though he was charged with another run after JD Hammer allowed an inherited runner to cross the plate. It was a disappointing effort for Neris and the second time in his last six appearances that he's allowed multiple earned runs. As a result, his ERA has jumped to 3.18, though he still has a strong 1.06 WHIP to go along with 46 strikeouts across 34 innings for the season.
Neris delivered 1.1 scoreless innings to earn the save Tuesday against the Mets. He had two strikeouts and allowed one hit and one walk.
Neris recorded the final out of the eighth inning with the tying run on second base, and he also escaped in the ninth with the tying run on first after giving up a double and a walk. The 30-year-old is 16-for-17 in save opportunities this season and has a 2.48 ERA, 0.98 WHIP and 45:11 K:BB through 32.2 innings.
Neris worked a perfect ninth inning Saturday to record his 15th save of the season in a 6-5 win over Atlanta.
He needed only seven pitches (five strikes) to dispatch the top of Atlanta's order. It was a nice bounceback performance by Neris after he blew his first save of the season Friday, and he now sports a 2.67 ERA and 41:10 K:BB through 30.1 innings.
Neris did not allow a baserunner in the ninth inning to earn the save in Tuesday's 7-4 win over Arizona. He had zero strikeouts or walks.
Neris hadn't pitched since Friday but showed no signs of rust as he fired 13 of his 17 pitches for strikes. The 29-year-old has a 1.88 ERA, 0.91 WHIP and 40:9 K:BB through 28.2 innings and is a perfect 14-for-14 in save opportunities.
Neris allowed a hit and a walk but struck out two during the ninth inning to pick up the save in a 4-2 victory over the Reds on Friday.
The Reds were able to get the tying run on base, but Neris finished the night with a pair of strikeouts. Opponents who put two runners on board against Neris have been rare this year. He is 13-for-13 in save chances with a 1.95 ERA, 0.94 WHIP and 40 strikeouts in 27.2 innings.
Neris recorded his 12th save of the season in a 7-5 victory against the Padres on Wednesday, firing 1.2 scoreless innings in which he allowed a walk and recorded two strikeouts.
With runners on first and second in the eighth and clinging to a two-run lead, the Phillies turned to Neris. He promptly walked the first batter he faced, but he then retired the next two to escape the bases-loaded jam. Neris subsequently set down the Padres in order during the ninth, keeping him perfect (12-for-12) in save opportunities for the season. He also has a 2.03 ERA, 0.90 WHIP and 38 strikeouts in 26.2 innings.
Neris collected the save against San Diego on Tuesday, pitching a scoreless ninth inning and giving up one hit while striking out two.
Called upon to protect a three-run lead, Neris slammed the door on San Diego by throwing 15 of his 20 pitches for strikes and allowing only a harmless single. He is now 11-for-11 in save opportunities this season and has racked up 36 strikeouts in 25 innings on his way to a tidy 2.16 ERA.
Neris (1-2) allowed one run in one-third of an inning and took the loss in against the Dodgers on Saturday.
Neris entered with the game in a non-save situation but gave up a walkoff solo shot to Dodgers catcher Will Smith. Neris has a 2.25 ERA and 0.92 WHIP with 10 saves in 24 innings this season. Despite the speed bump Saturday, Neris should be considered the Phillies' primary choice for ninth-inning duties.
Neris did not allow a baserunner while striking out two in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Tuesday against the Cardinals.
Neris had little trouble recording his 10th save of the campaign, with his toughest test being a seven-pitch battle with Matt Carpenter that ultimately resulted in a strikeout. While Pat Neshek and Juan Nicasio have recently figured into the Phillies' save situation, Neris is the team's primary closer with no other reliever on the team recording more than three saves. Neris has shown no signs of relinquishing the role, racking up a 1.90 ERA and 0.89 WHIP with 34 strikeouts across 23.2 innings this season.
Neris struck out the side in a perfect ninth inning to record his ninth save of the season in Friday's 6-4 win over the Brewers.
The Phillies' bullpen reeled off six straight scoreless innings after Jared Eickhoff dug an early hole, with Neris capping off the impressive group effort. The right-hander now has a 1.99 ERA and dynamite 32:7 K:BB through 22.2 innings on the year, and he has yet to blow a save opportunity.
Neris picked up the save against the Cubs on Thursday, giving up two hits and an earned run over 1.1 innings, striking out two and walking one in the Phillies' 9-7 victory.
It wasn't smooth sailing as Neris allowed three baserunners and a run, but he was ultimately able to preserve his eighth save in as many opportunities. This wasn't his best outing, but Neris has been doing good work overall as Philadelphia's top closer option to this point, as he's sporting a 2.08 ERA, a 0.97 WHIP and a 29:7 K:BB through 21.2 innings.
Neris struck out one over two perfect innings to earn the save against the Rockies on Saturday.
It was a no-nonsense outing for Neris, as he threw 14 of his 21 pitches for strikes and retired the side in order in both frames. The 29-year-old continued his strong season and is 7-for-7 in save opportunities with a 1.86 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 26:6 K:BB across 19.1 innings.
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