Jose Veras

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Jose Veras #31 of the Detroit Tigers leaves the mound after being pulled in the eighth inning during Game One of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

AP Source: Cubs, Jose Veras Near $4M Contract

A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs and reliever Jose Veras were closing in on a $4 million, one-year contract.

97.1 The Ticket–12/18/2013

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 18:  Left fielder Matt Tuiasosopo #18 of the Detroit Tigers makes the catch on a fly ball hit by Dustin Ackley of the Seattle Mariners for an out in the fifth inning at Comerica Park on September 18, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Veras, Downs, Tuiasosopo Not Returning To Tigers In 2014

The Detroit Tigers announced they will not renew the 2014 option on Jose Veras and that Darin Downs and Matt Tuiasosopo have been claimed off waivers.

CBS Detroit–11/01/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 13: The Boston Red Sox celebrate after defeating the Detroit Tigers 6-5 in Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 13, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bullpen Blues Continue As Tigers Waste Early 5-Run Lead

The Detroit Tigers worked hard during the season to shore up their vulnerable bullpen, and despite those efforts, a lack of dependable relief arms took a dramatic toll Sunday.

CBS Detroit–10/14/2013

BOSTON, MA - JULY 21: Jose Iglesias #10 is congratulated by teammate David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox after scoring in the fourth inning against the New York Yankees during the game on July 21, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Summer Optimism. It’s Been An Awesome Week In Detroit [BLOG]

If you’re a fan of most sports in Detroit, this week has been swell.

97.1 The Ticket–08/01/2013

Jose Veras of the Houston Astros . (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Dombrowski Says Tigers Accomplished Their Trade Goal By Signing Veras

Veras, who currently has an ERA of 2.93 and WHIP of 1.000 in 42 games this season, was acquired by the Tigers for Single-A outfielder Danry Vasquez, rated the team’s number four prospect.

97.1 The Ticket–07/30/2013

TORONTO, CANADA - JULY 27: Jose Veras #41 of the Houston Astros celebrates their victory with Jason Castro #15 during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 27, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Tigers Trade For Astros Closer Jose Veras

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has acquired righthanded pitcher Jose Veras from the Houston Astros in exchange for outfielder Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later on or before September 15, 2013.

97.1 The Ticket–07/29/2013