2 candidates to replace Jose Cuas in the Chicago Cubs bullpen

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1. Hayden Wesneski

The Cubs' bullpen has been taxed lately after a rain-filled finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers last Sunday and Kyle Hendricks struggling in his start against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday.

The Cubs' next off day is not until April 22, so, it may not be out of the question that the team will look to add a pitcher to their bullpen that is capable of eating multiple innings per appearance. If that is the case, Hayden Wesneski would be the clear candidate considering his work as a starting pitcher in the past and the fact that he is currently on the 40-man roster.

Given the fact that Craig Counsell is a fan of Wesneski, it goes without saying that there is still hope that the former top pitching prospect can reach his potential at the Major League level.

Wesneski last pitched last Saturday for the Iowa Cubs, meaning, he would be ready for the call if he is indeed the pitcher to replace Cuas on the roster.