Everyone wrote about Jose Veras. I assume you didn't want to read a dozen versions of "Cubs sign Jose Veras."
From Comcast SportsNet
- The Cubs will take their shot at Masahiro Tanaka.
- It's closing time for the Cubs with the signing of Jose Veras.
From Cubs Den
- The Cubs are looking for the ideal platoon in right field with Nate Schierholtz and Justin Ruggiano.
- The bullpen has been getting a makeover.
- Some news and notes touch on: the importance of framing, more minor league notes, some prospect evaluations, another Cuban defector, and Brandon Hyde's new adventure.
- Here's a feature on prospect Albert Almora. This writer says Almora is yet another impact prospect (video included). Watch the video to the end - it includes Almora chasing a foul ball and tumbling over the barrier. You can also catch some BP swings with the young outfielder.
- The Cubs have brought some new pitching coaches into the organization.
- Chicago Magazine wrote about the one constant for the Cubs in an era of change: Pat Hughes.
Today's food for thought
- I'm not totally sure why, but the headline on this article made me chuckle. So here are "10 Moons Every Person Should Know."