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Chicago Cubs have two ace-caliber pitchers in Lester and Hendricks

Chicago Cubs starter Jon Lester is widely considered to be the ace of the pitching staff. Has Kyle Hendricks’ success with the Cubs elevated him to an ace, as well? Just over a week into the 2019 season, many Chicago Cubs fans were ready to throw in the towel and wave the “there’s always next […] Chicago Cubs have two ace-caliber pitchers in Lester and Hendricks - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Red Reporter May 15, 2019
Cubs at Reds, Game 2 - Preview and Lineups

Cubs at Reds, Game 2 - Preview and Lineups

Sonny Gray takes on Yu Darvish. The bad news: the Cincinnati Reds lost the series opener to the Chicago Cubs last night. The good news: Kyle Hendricks is neither hitting nor pitching for the Cubs tonight. The standings in the NL Central now show the Reds trailing the 1st place Cubs by 8.5 games to date, and while it’s true that there are well over a hundred games left in the 2019 season, continually dropping in the standings is becoming increasingly insurmountable for these Reds - especially given how many players they could be tempted to move at the July 31st trade deadline. So, it would...
Cubbies Crib May 15, 2019

Chicago Cubs take opener from the Reds behind Kyle Hendricks

I’ll admit, I was worried about the Chicago Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks to start the year. In his first five games, he was 1-4 with just one strong start. That Kyle seems so long ago. Coming out of the gate, not many of the Chicago Cubs pitchers were pitching very well. Starters, relievers. They were all […] Chicago Cubs take opener from the Reds behind Kyle Hendricks - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue May 15, 2019
2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 39

2019 Cubs Heroes and Goats: Game 39

Hendricks dominates again as Cubs win third straight I was lucky enough to be at the game that Kyle Hendricks pitched against the Cardinals in which he threw a complete-game shutout with just 81 pitches. How could that one NOT be the Hendricks game? That game would be amazing against even the worst team in baseball. But it wasn’t against the worst team. At the time of that game, the Cubs were chasing the first-place Cardinals. The Cardinals had been hot and had surged into first place. Still, at least from a WPA standpoint, and we are all about WPA in this space, THIS was the Kyle...
Bleed Cubbie Blue May 15, 2019
Cubs 3, Reds 1: Kyle Hendricks does it all

Cubs 3, Reds 1: Kyle Hendricks does it all

The Cubs righthander pitched — and hit! — the team to victory. Kyle Hendricks would probably be the first one to tell you that he’s a lousy hitter. Entering Tuesday night’s game at Cincinnati, his lifetime batting average was .090 (24-for-267) with 133 strikeouts. This game, then, could be one Kyle could brag about for the rest of his life, if he were the bragging type, which he’s not. Hendricks went 3-for-4, including a two-run double, and threw eight outstanding innings, almost singlehandedly defeating the Reds 3-1 in the first of a three-game series. The Cubs began the scoring...
Cincinnati.com May 14, 2019
Video: Tanner Roark discusses Cincinnati Reds' loss to Chicago Cubs

Video: Tanner Roark discusses Cincinnati Reds' loss to Chicago Cubs

Tanner Roark gave up eight hits and three runs in five innings, including a two-run single to Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks in a 3-1 loss.         

Hendricks has 2-run 2B, pitches into 9th; Cubs top Reds 3-1

Kyle Hendricks had three hits, including a two-run double, and pitched into the ninth inning to lead the surging Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Tuesday night.
Cincinnati.com May 14, 2019
Cincinnati Reds' run of games against the Central begins with a 3-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs

Cincinnati Reds' run of games against the Central begins with a 3-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs

Reds manage only three hits off Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks, fall to 3-12 this season against the National League Central division.         
Red Reporter May 14, 2019
Kyle Hendricks dominates Reds in 3-1 Cubs victory

Kyle Hendricks dominates Reds in 3-1 Cubs victory

8+ innings of 1-run ball and 3 hits at the plate? Yikes. The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game The only possible way to describe what we’ve seen from Joey Votto this season prior to Tuesday as disappointing. Scary, even, since he’s looked every bit as uncomfortable at the plate as his numbers would suggest. It was so rough for so long that we even wrote about it. Hopefully, that was just the jinx the entire scenario needed, as Votto finally looked like the Votto of old at the plate on Tuesday. Votto bonked a 425 foot homer, and while that was the only hit of his evening,...
Red Reporter May 14, 2019
Game 42: Cubs at Reds (6:40 PM ET) - Hendricks vs. Roark

Game 42: Cubs at Reds (6:40 PM ET) - Hendricks vs. Roark

Just win, baby. Today's Lineups CUBS REDS Jason Heyward - RF Nick Senzel - CF Kris Bryant - 1B Joey Votto - 1B Javier Baez - SS Eugenio Suarez - 3B Willson Contreras - C Jesse Winker - LF Kyle Schwarber - LF Yasiel Puig - RF David Bote - 3B Derek Dietrich - 2B Daniel Descalso - 2B Jose Iglesias - SS Albert Almora Jr. - CF Tanner Roark - RHP Kyle Hendricks - RHP Tucker Barnhart - C
Cubbies Crib May 9, 2019

Chicago Cubs win on walk-off for second consecutive game

On Monday, the Chicago Cubs bullpen suffered a debacle in more ways than one, attributing to the 6-5 loss to the Marlins. After a walk-off last night, do you think the Cubs would make it easy? As the Chicago Cubs Kyle Hendricks took the mound, I’m not sure many thought he could replicate his ‘Maddux’ […] Chicago Cubs win on walk-off for second consecutive game - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Call to the Pen May 6, 2019

MLB: As a term for complete games, the ‘Maddux’ is mis-labeled

Contrary to what the term implies, the record shows that MLB great Maddux rarely actually pitched a complete game in fewer than 90 pitches. Last Friday, following Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks’ ultra-efficient 81-pitch complete game shutout of the St. Louis Cardinals, some wit with the power to do so decided to coin a term […] MLB: As a term for complete games, the ‘Maddux’ is mis-labeled - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Bleed Cubbie Blue May 6, 2019
Cubs 13, Cardinals 5: Sweep!

Cubs 13, Cardinals 5: Sweep!

And, please welcome your first-place Chicago Cubs. I’m going to give you a moment here to pause and really savor the Cubs’ 13-5 win over the Cardinals, their seventh in a row. It completed a three-game sweep of the Cubs’ biggest rivals. Feels pretty good, doesn’t it? The Cubs carved up the Cardinals in many ways over the weekend, from Kyle Hendricks’ dominance Friday to Taylor Davis’ slam and the comeback Saturday, to this blowout victory Sunday. The win put the Cubs in first place in the N.L. Central with the best winning percentage in the N.L. (.611, two points...
Call to the Pen May 4, 2019

Dissecting Kyle Hendricks’ 81-Pitch Complete Game Shutout

Chicago Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks demonstrates how even a soft-tosser can dominate an opponent by mixing up his pitches, throwing strikes and working spots. Want to learn how to pitch? Study the video of Cubs starter Kyle Hendricks’ performance Friday against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Cubs right-hander shut out the Cardinals 4-0 on just […] Dissecting Kyle Hendricks’ 81-Pitch Complete Game Shutout - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Cubbies Crib May 4, 2019

Chicago Cubs: Kyle Hendricks turns back the clock in shutout victory

The Chicago Cubs rolled to a series-opening win over the rival St. Louis Cardinals behind a Greg Maddux-esque outing from starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks. Right-hander Kyle Hendricks hasn’t gotten off to the start he or the Chicago Cubs had hoped for. After signing a four-year contract extension this spring, the former National League Cy Young […] Chicago Cubs: Kyle Hendricks turns back the clock in shutout victory - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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