Héctor Neris, a Dominican professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball, was born on June 14, 1989. He formerly played for the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball. The Phillies signed him as a free agent in 2010, and he made his major league debut in 2014.
On May 28, 2010, the Philadelphia Phillies signed Neris as a free agent. He went 1-1 with five saves and a 3.24 ERA in 41.2 innings for the Dominican Summer League Phillies, striking out 34 hitters and holding batters to a.199 batting average.
In 2011, he split the season between the Class A- Williamsport Crosscutters and the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws. Neris was a combined 3-2 with a 2.75 ERA and 72 strikeouts in 59 innings, averaging 11.0 strikeouts per 9 innings pitched.
In 2019 with the Phillies, Neris was 3–6 with 28 saves (7th in the National League) and a 2.93 ERA, as in 68 relief appearances in 67+2⁄3 innings he struck out 89 batters (averaging 11.8 strikeouts per 9 innings).
In 2020 for Philadelphia, Neris pitched to a 2–2 record with 5 saves and a 4.57 ERA to go along with 27 strikeouts across 21+2⁄3 innings pitched in 24 games. In 2021, Neris went 4–7 with 12 saves in 19 chances, recording a 3.63 ERA and 98 strikeouts in 74+1⁄3 innings.
On November 30, 2021, Neris signed a two-year contract worth $17 million with the Houston Astros. On April 12, 2022, at Chase Field, he struck out two in a perfect eighth inning versus the Arizona Diamondbacks to earn his first win in an Astros uniform in a 2–1 score.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.