Who replaces Veras as Cubs' closer? 

April, 12, 2014
Well, that didn't take long.

Only 10 games into the season, and hours after Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria gave Jose Veras a vote of confidence following Friday's blown save against St. Louis, saying "he's still our guy," Veras is out as the team's closer.

Here's a look at the top candidates to take over in the ninth for the Cubs, at least until Veres settles down and gives himself a chance to reclaim his former role.