Hector Neris, a reliever for the Houston Astros, declines a $8.5 million mutual option.

Hector Neris, a reliever for the Houston Astros, declines a $8.5 million mutual option.

On Monday, October 23, 2023, in Houston, during the fourth inning of Game 7 of the baseball AL Championship Series between the Texas Rangers and the Houston Astros, relief pitcher Hector Neris throws.
Hector Neris, a reliever, became a free agent on Sunday after refusing to accept the Houston Astros’ $8.5 million mutual option for 2024.

Neris completes a $17 million, two-year contract with a $1 million buyout.

For the third consecutive season in which he made 70 or more appearances, the 34-year-old right-hander finished 6-3 with a 1.71 ERA and two saves in 71 games. In seven postseason games, he had a 6.48 ERA and gave up home runs to Royce Lewis and Jorge Polanco of Minnesota in an AL Division Series.

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