Astros have agreed on Minor League deal with RHP Jose Veras. He'll to go Kissimmee and then OKC.
Cubs officially release $4 million reliever Jose Veras.
ESPN.com "The Chicago Cubs placed former closer Jose Veras (left oblique strain) on the 15-day disabled list on Saturday and recalled right-handed pitcher Brian Schlitter. Veras says his oblique started hurting him "a couple days" ago but he "didn't pay attention to it." He appeared in Thursday's game..." April 27
Michigan Live "The Detroit Tigers have obtained some help for the back end of the bullpen. The Tigers have obtained Houston Astros closer Jose Veras for minor-league outfielder Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later. "We are pleased to add an experienced arm to our bullpen" Tigers general manager..." July 29
CBSSports.com "The Astros' two main trading chips starting pitcher Bud Norris and reliever Jose Veras are drawing considerable interest according to sources. The likelihood would seem to be that both veteran players are traded from the also-ran team as last-place Houston which has done an excellent job..." July 24
Houston Chronicle "Jose Veras was surrounded by boxes. Small, rectangular orange ones filled with baseball cleats; larger boxes loaded with clothes and sports gear. It was 8:40 a.m. Tuesday. Veras had just arrived at Osceola County Stadium for the Astros’ first official spring training workout of the 2013 season...." February 13