Jose Veras News Archive
Cubs manager Rick Renteria has removed Veras as the team's closer, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Veras gave up two runs on a walk and a hit in the ninth inning to blow a save Friday against the Cardinals, but the Cubs rallied to win in the 11th inning. After the game, manager Rick Renteria said Veras is still the closer, ESPNChicago.com reports.
Veras walked four batters in two-thirds of an inning Sunday and was unable to finish the game.
Veras will not be available out of the bullpen Thursday, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Veras gave up a run on a hit and two walks while suffering a blown save Wednesday night.
Veras gave up three hits and two earned runs, while recording one walk, one hit-by-pitch and one strikeout in only one inning Monday against the Padres.