Former Nats reliever Mike Gonzalez agrees to terms with Milwaukee Brewers, according to report

Mike Ehrmann

Right-handed reliever Mike Gonzalez has signed with the Milwaukee Brewers.

The Milwaukee Brewers have come to terms on an agreement with right-handed relief pitcher Mike Gonzalez, according to a report by Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com on Friday afternoon.

The deal is for one-year and is worth $2.25 million (plus incentives), according to a report by Jim Bowden of ESPN.com.

Gonzalez spent last season as a member of the Washington Nationals. In 47 appearances, he recorded a 3.03 ERA, 39 strikeouts and 16 walks in 35.2 innings pitched.

Acquired as a free agent prior to the 2012 season, Gonzalez has made several stops during his 10-year MLB career.

Originally drafted in the 30th round of the 1997 MLB amateur draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, Gonzalez made his major league debut in August of 2003 with Pittsburgh. After four seasons with the team, he was traded to the Atlanta Braves where he played three seasons before signing with the Baltimore Orioles as a free agent.

After two seasons in Baltimore, he was dealt to the Texas Rangers in August of 2011 before signing with the Nationals prior to last season.

Over the course of his career, Gonzalez has made 434 appearances and has registered a 17-21 record with a 2.94 ERA, 451 strikeouts, 180 walks and 56 saves.

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