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Jose Veras #41 - P

Chicago Cubs

  • Age: 33
  • DOB: 1980/10/20
  • POB: Santo Domingo, Dom. Rep.
  • Height: 6-6 Weight: 240lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 8
  • Signed by Tampa Bay in 1998.
  • Current Status: On roster
GPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
Year to date50000004.24882952.7915.43
On Pace4300000040.0346868177743-15.43

Scouting Report

AssetsHas shown the ability to be a successful late-inning reliever in the minors. Owns a resilient arm that can be used early and often. Also owns a great pitchers' frame.
FlawsStruggles with consistency at the big-league level. Needs to cut down on his number of walks in order to see increased appearances.
Career potentialJourneyman reliever.

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/12/17Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs to a one-year contract.
2013/11/01Detroit Tigers declined their contract option for next season.
2013/07/29Acquired from the Houston Astros.
2012/12/18Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros to a one-year contract.
2012/11/01Refused minor league assignment from the Milwaukee Brewers and opted for free agency.
2012/10/31Outrighted to Nashville (AAA).
2012/02/14Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2011/12/12Acquired from the Pittsburgh Pirates.
2011/03/31Contract purchased from Indianapolis (AAA).
2011/01/16Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2010/12/02Florida Marlins declined to tender a contract.
2010/06/25Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2010/04/16Outrighted to New Orleans (AAA).
2010/04/14Designated for assignment by the Florida Marlins.
2010/04/03Contract purchased from New Orleans (AAA).
2010/01/29Signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2009/12/12Cleveland Indians declined to tender a contract.
2009/09/01Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2009/08/11Outrighted to Columbus (AAA).
2009/08/05Designated for assignment by the Cleveland Indians.
2009/06/27Added to the Cleveland Indians 25-man roster.
2009/06/24Acquired from the New York Yankees.
2009/06/16Designated for assignment by the New York Yankees.
2009/03/10Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a one-year contract.
2008/05/02Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2008/03/29Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2008/03/04Re-signed by the New York Yankees to a one-year contract.
2007/09/01Recalled from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2007/08/15Optioned to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (AAA).
2007/08/15Missed 119 games (right elbow injury).
2007/05/15Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right elbow injury).
2007/04/01Right elbow injury, 15-day DL.
2006/10/03Did not make the New York Yankees playoff roster.
2006/09/01Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2006/08/16Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2006/08/04Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2006/06/20Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2006/06/18Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).

Trades

2013/12/17Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs.
2013/07/29Houston Astros traded Jose Veras to the Detroit Tigers for Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later (David Paulino - September 13 2013).
2012/12/18Signed as a free agent by the Houston Astros.
2011/12/12Pittsburgh Pirates traded Jose Veras to the Milwaukee Brewers for Casey McGehee.
2011/01/16Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor league contract.
2010/01/29Signed by the Florida Marlins to a minor league contract.
2009/06/24New York Yankees traded Jose Veras to the Cleveland Indians for cash considerations.
2005/11/27Signed by the New York Yankees to a minor league contract.
2004/11/15Signed by the Texas Rangers to a minor league contract.
1998/01/19Signed as a nondrafted free agent by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSWLSVCGSHOIPHRERHRBBKWHIPERA
2014Chicago CubsNL50000004.24882952.7915.43
2013DetroitAL2500120019.2168728161.223.20
2013HoustonAL42004190043.0291514414441.002.93
2013Total Hou/DetAL67005210062.2452321622601.073.02
2012MilwaukeeNL7205410067.0612927540791.513.63
2011PittsburghNL7902410071.0543230634791.243.80
2010FloridaNL4803300048.0322020529541.273.75
2010New OrleansAAA2401120029.1341515215371.674.60
2009ClevelandAL2201200024.2191612314221.344.38
2009NY YankeesAL2503100025.2231717514181.445.97
2009Total NYA/CleAL4704300050.1423329828401.395.19
2009ColumbusAAA70010007.03111290.711.29
2008NY YankeesAL6005300057.2522323729631.403.59
2008Scranton/WBAAA1300090013.083214210.921.38
2007NY YankeesAL90002009.16660771.395.79
2007Scranton/WBAAA1202040016.0178817171.504.50
2007TampaA21000003.00000250.670.00
2007GCL YankeesR22000002.02000011.000.00
2006NY YankeesAL1200010011.08552561.184.09
2006ColumbusAAA50053210059.2491716319681.142.41
2005OklahomaAAA57035240061.2632726433721.563.79
2004DurhamAAA30106500084.11015549933631.595.23
2004MontgomeryAA331000010.010772761.706.30
2003DurhamAAA30000005.09552131.888.44
2003OrlandoAA27226901-130.1108595011531181.243.45
2002Hudson ValleyA22000007.02000571.000.00
2002BakersfieldA11113400059.07744351030571.815.34
2001BakersfieldA272798000153.01631047713551381.424.53
2000Charleston S.C.A202088010106.212574577411021.564.81
1999PrincetonR14143500060.2745748550482.047.12
1998GCL Devil RaysR541100016.0191412112191.946.75
TotalMLB399019222600381.2304179169412033931.333.99
TotalAL19509112400191.0153908423911761.283.96
TotalNL20401011200190.21518985181122171.384.01
TotalAAA1961017156000276.0284131122231142901.443.98
TotalAA302579010140.1118665713601241.273.66
TotalA62612020010328.2367222169301333091.524.63
TotalR21204600078.2957160662682.006.86

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage


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