Brewers sign reliever Travis Hissong to minor league contract, assigned to Biloxi

Hissong was 2-1 with a 4.73 ERA in the Yankees organization this season

Travis Hissong joins the Shuckers bullpen after splitting the first half of 2017 with the New York Yankees organization. (Tampa Yankees)

By Biloxi Shuckers | June 24, 2017 5:03 PM

BILOXI, MS - The Milwaukee Brewers announced the following roster moves on Saturday. RHP Travis Hissong  has been signed to a minor league contract and assigned to Double-A Biloxi.

Hissong, 25, was released by the New York Yankees organization on June 20. In 18 relief appearances between Advanced-A Tampa and Double-A Trenton, the righty was 2-1 with a 4.73 ERA. Across four years in the Yankees organization, the Bellville, OH native went 10-4 with a 2.70 ERA. Hissong was originally signed as a non-drafted free agent in 2014 out of Wright State University.

Hissong will wear uniform number 41.

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