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.
Chicago Cubs State of the Union: Mired in Mediocrity
By Robert Villarreal (MLB Reports Guest Cubs Writer):
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It’s difficult to ask a Cubs fan to be patient.
The Cubs haven’t won a World Series since 1908, and every year we’re reminded of the enormity of a centuries worth of atrocious baseball that we must all endure year in and year out.
But in 2009, a man named Sam Zell purchased the Tribune company and decided to sell off some of its parts, namely the Chicago Cubs.
Tom Ricketts, a Chicago native, stepped up and was able to realize a boyhood dream, to own his favorite team. But owning it wasn’t enough.
Cubs fans are hoping the hometown boy can help deliver a promise of a Title in the near future.
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