According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, lefty Zach Braddock is working out for the Dodgers on Monday.
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Braddock was released by the Padres at the end of spring training after failing to impress in camp. The 26-year-old southpaw owns a 4.41 ERA and 1.47 WHIP in 51 career major league innings, and he hasn't made an appearance in a major league game since 2011.
Cubs manager Rick Renteria said Sunday that he hopes Jose Veras can eventually return to ninth-inning duties.
Veras has been bumped from the Cubs' closer job temporarily as he works through some early-season kinks. "We certainly want to make sure we give Jose a chance to get back into the role and try to find situations we can allow him to work," said Renteria. "We're going to do our very best that he gets into a comfort level." Pedro Strop, Hector Rondon, and Justin Grimm are forming a ninth-inning committee for now.