CLEVELAND (AP) -Reliever Roberto Hernandez was put on unconditional release waivers Thursday by the Cleveland Indians.
The 42-year-old Hernandez, whose 326 saves are 11th on the career list, was designated for assignment on June 20. He went 3-1 with 6.23 ERA in 28 games after signing a $3.5 million, one-year contract as a free agent in December.
The right-hander has pitched for nine major league teams since being called up in 1991 by the Chicago White Sox. He is 67-69 with a 3.39 ERA.
Cleveland is responsible for the remainder of his $3.3 million salary this year and a $200,000 buyout of a $3.7 million team option for 2008.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Dodgers Win Total Prediction Will the Los Angeles Dodgersbe the team to beat in the National League in 2017? Here’s our pick for their win total this season.
Thumbnail Angels Win Total Prediction Can the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim bounce back from a disappointing 2016 season this year? Here’s our breakdown of the win...
Thumbnail Houston Astros Win Total Prediction The Houston Astros flirted with a playoff appearance in 2016. Can they have a successful season in 2017?
Thumbnail Rockies Win Total Prediction Will the 2017 season be the one where the Colorado Rockies make a move to be a winning team?
Thumbnail World Baseball Classic Final Prediction Will the USA knock off Puerto Rico tonight in the World Baseball Classic Championship at 9:00PM ET?

MLB Team Pages