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Cubs Sign Pitcher Jose Veras

(Chicago, IL)  --  The Cubs have added some bullpen depth.  ESPNDeportes.com reports Chicago and right-hander Jose Veras have agreed on a one-year, four-million-dollar deal.  The contract includes a 5.5-million-dollar option for 2015 and incentives.  The 33-year-old started last season as the Astros closer before being dealt to the Tigers in July.  Veras went 0-and-5 with a 3.02 ERA, while posting a career-high 21 saves in 67 games between Houston and Detroit last season.  

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