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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