Righty reliever Jared Hughes signs deal with Reds

The Cincinnati Reds signed right-handed reliever Jared Hughes to a two-year contract on Tuesday, the team announced.

The deal also has a team option for the 2020 season.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but The Associated Press reported that Hughes will get $2,125,000 in each of the next two seasons. The Reds' option in 2020 is worth $3 million with a $250,000 buyout, according to the AP.

Hughes tweeted about joining the Reds after the deal was announced.

Hughes, 32, went 5-3 with a 3.02 ERA and one save in 67 appearances (59 2/3 innings) for the Milwaukee Brewers last season.

He spent the first six seasons of his career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and has a 2.86 ERA in 369 career innings. He is 20-16 with four saves in 380 appearances.