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MLB Trade Deadline: Tigers acquire Jose Veras from Astros

The Tigers fired their first shot of the MLB Trade Deadline on Monday, acquiring relief pitcher Jose Veras from the Astros in exchange for Danry Vasquez and a player to be named later.

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Tigers' earn a 'B' for trade deadline decisions

Dave Dombrowski and the Tigers made a pair of good moves at the trade deadline, but didn't get a solid 'A.'

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After adding Veras, bullpen is deep enough

With Jose Veras in the fold, Jim Leyland has four relievers -- Joaquin Benoit, Jose Veras, Drew Smyly, and Rick Porcello -- that he can trust in the playoffs. Just last year the San Francisco Giants proved that four quality relievers is enough.

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Veras trade: Give us your reaction

What's your take on the Jose Veras deal?

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What can we expect from Jose Veras?

The Tigers paid a fairly steep price to acquire Jose Veras from the Astros. What should the team and their fans expect from him down the stretch?

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Veras deal from the farm system's perspective

The Tigers needed bullpen help. The Astros are far away from competing. The deal makes sense for both sides.

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How Veras addition impacts the bullpen

The acquisition of Jose Veras means the other relievers slide down a chair.

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Expert reactions to Veras trade mostly positive

The Tigers have traded Danry Vasquez, a 19-year-old outfielder currently in West Michigan plus a player to be named, for the Houston Astros closer Jose Veras. Here is a look at some of the reaction.

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