Cubs executives looked at the closer’s job as a carrot they could dangle in free agency. Now Jose Veras has the chance to work the ninth inning at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs are looking for a closer and John Axford has already posted the personal classified ad on his Twitter account.
Theo Epstein thinks closers can come from just about anywhere.
Cubs fans are sick of hearing about how the St. Louis Cardinals are the model franchise. And the Chicago media will have trouble coming up with new angles on the Boston Red Sox blueprint.