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Phillies place Jerome Williams on DL, recall Hector Neris from IronPigs

Phillies place Jerome Williams on DL, recall Hector Neris from IronPigs

Jerome Williams left Tuesday night's game against the Orioles after just 2/3 of an inning with a left hamstring strain and it didn't look good. Less than 24 hours later, the Phillies announced that they placed Williams on the 15-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Hector Neris from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to fill his roster spot. Williams heads to the DL with the second-worst ERA in baseball among qualified starters - he's 106th out of 107 - with a 6.43. Only Milwaukee's Kyle Lohse is worse with a 6.44 ERA. Neris, a reliever, is riding a hot streak recently with the IronPigs having not allowed a run in his last 12 1/3 innings. After having used five...

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