Report: Cubs, closer Jose Veras near agreement on $4M contract
The person spoke Tuesday on the condition of anonymity because the deal with the 33-year-old right-hander was pending a physical.
Veras would get $3.85 million next season, and the Cubs have a $5.5 million option for 2014 with a $150,000 buyout. He can make an additional $750,000 annually in performance bonuses based on games finished.
Detroit declined a $3.25 million option on Veras in November and opted to pay a $150,000 buyout.