Former Mets pitcher Livan Hernandez files for bankruptcy

Former MLB starting pitcher Livan Hernandez has filed for bankruptcy, according to court records.

Hernandez, 42, earned more than $ 53 million throughout his 17-year career, according to Baseball Reference. However, he now owes up to $ 1 million to as many as 49 creditors.

He estimates his assets are worth less than $ 50,000.

Hernandez, who is most famous for his World Series heroics while with the Marlins, played one season with the Mets in 2009. He started 23 games and went 7-8 with a 5.47 ERA.

Hernandez officially retired in 2014.

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