By C. Trent Rosecrans
"He'll give us experience there; length there," Roenicke said in his daily media briefing (via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel). "He gives us the ability for a guy to come out of the bullpen [to start] instead of bringing somebody up [from the minors] or carrying somebody extra. Having that flexibility was important."
Mitre started three games last season and 14 of his 24 relief appearances were longer than an inning.