Brewers sign pitcher Livan Hernandez to one-year deal

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MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Brewers have signed veteran right-hander Livan Hernandez to a one-year contract.

The Atlanta Braves designated Hernandez for assignment on June 15 and released him on Monday. He pitched 18 games for the Braves, all out of the bullpen, with a 1-1 record and a 4.94 ERA.

Hernandez is in his 17th major league season and has a career record of 175-177 with a 4.40 ERA.

Milwaukee designated left-hander Juan Perez for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster.

The Brewers also reinstated shortstop Cesar Izturis from the 15-day disabled list and designated infielder Edwin Maysonet for assignment.

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