Jose Veras to Ink 1-year deal with Cubs


According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports the Chicago Cubs are set to ink right handed reliever Jose Veras to a 1-year $4 million deal.


Veras, 33, is expected to come i as the favorite to close for a Cubs organization that’s been using “closer by committee” for quite some time now. Last season five pitchers combined for 39 saves, 33 of which belonged to Kevin Gregg , 35, who is currently a free agent. 

Veras posted a career high 21 saves in 2013 to go along with a 3.02 ERA and a 2.73 K/BB ratio.


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