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Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Settles at $5.05 million
The Phillies and Suarez avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $5.05 million contract Thursday, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Suarez gets a raise in what was his second year of arbitration eligibility. The left-hander posted a 4.18 ERA and 119:48 K:BB across 125 innings covering 22 starts for Philadelphia in 2023. He'll be relied upon heavily by Philly again in 2024... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Tagged for three runs in loss
Suarez allowed three runs on six hits across 4.2 innings to take the loss in Tuesday's 4-2 defeat to the Diamondbacks in Game 7 of the NLCS. He struck out six.
Suarez's luck finally ran out, as he allowed three runs in a postseason outing for the first time in nine career playoff games. The majority of the damage came in the fifth inning, when Corbin Carroll knocked in an RBI single. Jeff Hoffman then replaced Suarez and allowed Carroll to score, which left Suarez with an additional run and stuck him in line for the loss. Suarez's postseason concludes with a sterling 1.93 ERA and 0.80 WHIP with 19 strikeouts across 18.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Punches out seven in no-decision
Suarez did not factor into the decision in Thursday's 2-1 loss to the Diamondbacks in Game 3 of the NLCS, allowing three hits and one walk across 5.1 innings. He struck out seven.
Suarez reached a career-high strikeouts with his seven punchies as he kept his playoff success rolling Thursday. The southpaw had his command on point, as evidenced by a 39 percent called strikes+whiffs rate across all pitches, markedly higher than his 28.3 percent value he averaged across 125 regular-season innings. Suarez has allowed only one run so far this postseason, where he has pitched to a clean 0.64 ERA and 0.64 WHIP with 13 strikeouts across 14 innings.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Cedes one run in win
Suarez earned the win in Thursday's 3-1 victory over Atlanta in Game 4 of the NLDS, allowing one run on three hits across five innings. He struck out two.
Suarez had a solid start keeping runners off the basepaths, and while he by no means dominated, he kept the Atlanta offense at bay to hand the ball off with a lead. His only blemish came on a changeup that Austin Riley took deep from outside below the zone in the fourth inning. Suarez now has a sterling 1.04 ERA and 0.58 WHIP with six strikeouts across 8.2 innings this postseason. The southpaw will tentatively line up to take the mound again next week against the Diamondbacks in the NLCS.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Starting Game 4
Suarez will start against Atlanta in Game 4 of the NLDS on Thursday, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
Suarez had a strong outing during Game 1 of the NLDS, throwing 3.2 scoreless frames while striking out four batters en route to a Philadelphia victory. Atlanta's lineup developed a reputation for crushing left-handed pitchers in the regular season; however, the team has gotten off to a slow start in the postseason, and Suarez could be able to once again capitalize on Atlanta's collective slump.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Penciled in for Game 1
Manager Rob Thomson said Friday that Suarez will start Game 1 of the Phillies' NLDS matchup against Atlanta on Saturday, Scott Lauber of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Suarez's services weren't needed during the Phillies' two-game sweep over Miami in the NL Wild Card Series, so he'll be making his first appearance of the postseason on plenty of rest. The 28-year-old lefty posted a 4.18 ERA and 1.42 WHIP in 22 starts during the regular season, but he surrendered 10 runs over 11.1 frames across his last two outings and will be facing an Atlanta offense that boasts an incredible .845 OPS -- a mark that rise to .870 against southpaws.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Struggles vs. Pirates
Suarez did not factor into the decision Wednesday, allowing six runs on nine hits and two walks over 4.2 innings against the Pirates. He struck out four.
The Pirates got off to a fast start against Suarez, scoring three runs in the first inning. The left-hander has allowed 10 runs over 11.1 innings in his final two outings, a rough finish to an otherwise solid campaign. Suarez will end the regular season with a 4-6 record, 4.18 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 119 strikeouts across 22 starts (125 innings).... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Allows four runs in win
Suarez (4-6) earned the win Thursday, allowing four runs on five hits and two walks over 6.2 innings against the Mets. He struck out six.
While Suarez allowed more than three runs for the first time in seven starts, he'd pick up his fourth win in the Phillies' 5-4 victory. The 28-year-old Suarez came into the day with a 2.86 ERA in his previous six outings. Overall, his ERA sits at 3.89 with a 1.38 WHIP and 115 strikeouts through 21 starts (120.1 innings) this season. Suarez will likely get one more regular-season start, currently scheduled for next week against the Pirates.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Logs quality start in victory
Suarez (3-6) earned the win over St. Louis on Saturday, allowing one run on four hits and four walks while striking out five batters over six innings.
Suarez had shaky control in the outing, throwing just 63 of 106 pitches for strikes and tying a season high with four walks. However, he was able to mostly navigate around trouble, leaving the bases loaded in the third inning before retiring 10 of the final 12 batters he faced. This was Suarez's first win in three starts since returning from a hamstring injury Sept. 1, and he's posted a 3.31 ERA, 1.22 WHIP and 20:9 K:BB over 16.1 innings during that stretch.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Strikes out 10 in no-decision
Suarez did not factor into the decision Sunday, allowing three runs on two hits and three walks over 6.1 innings against the Marlins. He struck out 10.
Suarez was dominant for most of his start Sunday, blanking the Marlins through six innings while racking up a season-high 10 strikeouts. However, the 28-year-old Suarez would be charged with three runs in the seventh, forcing him to settle for a no-decision. The left-hander is still looking for his first win since June 27, though he'd held opponents to two runs or fewer in his prior four outings, working to a 2.82 ERA in that span. Overall, Suarez is 2-6 with a 3.93 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 104:40 K:BB across 19 starts (107.2 innings) this season. He's lined up for a road matchup with the Cardinals in his next outing.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Goes four innings in return
Suarez did not factor into the decision Sunday, allowing two runs on five hits and two walks over four innings against the Brewers. He struck out five.
Suarez was held to 75 pitches in his return to the Phillies rotation, allowing two runs on a pair of solo homers across four innings of work. The 28-year-old southpaw had worked to a 2.45 ERA in his previous three starts before going on the IL with a hamstring strain, allowing five runs over 18.1 innings. Overall, Suarez is 2-6 with a 3.91 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 94:37 K:BB across 18 starts (101.1 innings) this season. He'll likely have a longer leash in his next outing, currently scheduled for next weekend against Miami.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Activated from injured list
Suarez (hamstring) was activated from the 15-day injured list Friday, Matt Gelb of The Athletic reports.
Suarez isn't slated to rejoin the Phillies' rotation until Sunday in Milwaukee, but with rosters now expanded the team went ahead and activated him. The left-hander has missed the last couple weeks with a right hamstring strain. He'll carry a 3.88 ERA into Sunday's proceedings.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: Will be activated to start Sunday
The Phillies will activate Suarez (hamstring) from the 15-day injured list to start Sunday's series finale in Milwaukee, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.
Barring any unexpected setbacks with his hamstring heading into the weekend, Suarez will return from the IL just a few days past the minimum 15 days. Suarez won't head out on a minor-league rehab start prior to being activated, but he threw live batting practice Monday and should be stretched out enough to handle something close to a typical starter's workload in what will be his first outing with the Phillies since Aug. 13.... See More ... See Less
Phillies' Ranger Suarez: On track for Sunday
Suarez (hamstring) is on track to return to the Phillies rotation Sunday against the Brewers, Todd Zolecki of MLB.com reports.
Suarez threw live batting practice without issue Monday and only has to cross one more hurdle with a bullpen session Friday. The 28-year-old left-hander had registered a 3.88 ERA and 89:35 K:BB through 97.1 innings (17 starts) this season for the Phillies prior to landing on the injured list Aug. 19 due to a right hamstring strain.... See More ... See Less
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