5 Chicago Cubs players the fanbase is losing patience with during the first half

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2. Hayden Wesneski

Hayden Wesneski looked like he was going to be a solid starting pitcher for the Cubs going into this year. He won the fifth starter job after a great Spring Training, but now the 25-year-old is sporting a 5.33 ERA in 50 innings. His last handful of starts have not been very convincing as he has failed to make it to the sixth inning since May 7th and his latest game against the San Francisco Giants saw Wesneski give up 5 runs in just 3 innings. The young pitcher has simply failed to be sharp on a consistent basis and he routinely allows a lot of traffic on the base paths.

With fellow starters like Marcus Stroman, Kyle Hendricks, and Drew Smyly drawing trade interest, Wesneski may have the rest of the season to figure things out. If the Cubs keep struggling to win games, a guy like Wesneski could have the chance to work out his issues at the major league level and hopefully gain the experience he needs to become a better starter in the future.