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 added some bullpen depth Tuesday.
The Cubs made a minor move Wednesday, inking left-handed releiver Wesley Wright to a one-year deal.
The White Sox announced Wednesday the claiming of Jake Elmore off waivers from the Houston Astros.
The White Sox won’t just hang on to Alexei Ramirez or Dayan Viciedo because they could act as a cultural attaché for fellow Cuban Jose Abreu.