Posted March 30, 2012

Astros Release Livan Hernandez


The Houston Astros have released starting pitcher Livan Hernandez from his minor league contract, according to Zachary Levine of the Houston Chronicle.

Hernandez was 1-2 with a 5.63 ERA in five starts this spring for Houston. The 37-year-old pitcher has pitched for Washington, San Francisco, Florida, Arizona, Minnesota, Colorado and the New York Mets, winning 174 games with a 4.39 career ERA.