Who replaces Veras as Cubs' closer?
April, 12, 2014
By Joe Kaiser | ESPN.com
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.