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Astros agree to one-year deal with reliever Jose Veras

Milwaukee Brewers v Cincinnati Reds

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Jose Veras #40 of the Milwaukee Brewers pitches against the Cincinnati Reds during the game at Great American Ball Park on September 25, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Reds won 4-2. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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Jose Veras, who spent this season with the Brewers, has agreed to a one-year deal with the Astros.

According to Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes the 32-year-old right-hander will get $1.85 million and the contract also includes a $3.25 million option or $150,000 buyout for 2014.

Veras threw 67 innings with a 3.63 ERA and 79/40 K/BB ratio for Milwaukee and has posted a sub-4.00 ERA in four of his five full seasons in the majors, balancing poor control with big strikeout totals.

He’s mostly been a middle reliever, but should get a chance to handle some high-leverage innings in Houston.