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Hector Neris has a chance to be really, really good. We’re talking Andrew Miller valuable.
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Lights out stuff: The 2017 Player Preview for Hector Neris
Man that September was brutal for Jeanmar Gomez. The Phillies reliever lost his spot as the closer, tossing out a 19.18 ERA after giving up 21 hits and five walks in eight innings. That’s three base runners an inning.
One of the Phillies’ biggest problems last season was an inconsistent bullpen. They took a huge step in addressing that need on Nov. 4 when they acquired right-hander Pat Neshak for cash considerations or a player to be named later
NEW YORK – It was here, 166 days earlier, where Jeanmar Gomez’s most unexpected spell as Phillies closer began. Pete Mackanin inserted Gomez because he had no other options.
The Phillies season ends in less than two weeks, which makes it a great success that Jeanmar Gomez lasted this long as the team’s closer. But the pitcher’s luck – and his time in the closer’s role – appears to be running out.
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Phillies’ Gomez likely to lose closer’s job in 2017