Free-agent reliever David Phelps has signed a one-year contract with the Milwaukee Brewers.
The deal, which was officially announced Thursday, includes a club option for 2021.
Phelps, 33, ended last season with the Chicago Cubs, who acquired him in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays before the trade deadline.
Between the two teams, the right-hander made 41 appearances, going 2-1 with a save and a 3.41 ERA. The seven-year veteran is 32-34 with six saves and a 3.86 ERA in his career.
The Brewers' addition of a reliever from the Cubs comes after Chicago signed a former Brewers reliever, adding Jeremy Jeffress on a one-year deal.
The Brewers designated right-hander Deolis Guerra for assignment. The 30-year-old Guerra pitched in one game for Milwaukee last season, and previously played for the Pittsburgh and the Angels.
ESPN's Jesse Rogers and The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Brewers add right-hander David Phelps to bullpen
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