Cubs Sign RHP Jose Veras To 1-Year Deal

(CBS) The Cubs and right-handed pitcher Jose Veras agreed on a one-year deal with a club option for 2015, the team announced Friday.

The 33-year-old Veras combined to go 0-5 with 21 saves and a 3.02 ERA in 67 relief appearances between with the Astros and Tigers last season.

He struck out 60 batters and walked only 22 in 62.2 innings pitched to go along with a 1.07 WHIP and a .199 opponents batting average against.

In eight seasons in the Majors, Veras is 19-22 with a 3.84 ERA.


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