Brewers, Takashi Saito agree to deal
Saito was 2-3 with a 2.83 ERA in 56 appearances for the Atlanta Braves last season. He has a 17-13 career record with a 2.19 ERA in five major league seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston and Atlanta.
The 40-year-old native of Japan also has 84 career saves, including 81 with the Dodgers from 2006-08.
Saito, who is expected to fill the setup role for closer John Axford, joins a radically remade Brewers pitching staff.
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