Nationals Reach Agreement With Livan Hernandez

The Nationals agreed to terms with righty Livan Hernandez on a minor league deal, reports's Bill LadsonSI's Jon Heyman tweets that the deal is worth "$900K plus many incentives."  Hernandez signed with the Nats in August of last year after being released by the Mets; he previously pitched in the organization from 2003-06.

Hernandez, 35, posted a 5.44 ERA, 5.0 K/9, and 3.3 BB/9 in 183.6 innings last year.  Fellow non-roster invitee Miguel Batista will also compete for a rotation spot.

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