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Baltimore Sun Oct 17, 2017

'Bullpenning' all the rage as playoff teams yank starters earlier and earlier

A new terminology has entered baseball vernacular: "bullpenning." It started with a phone call ... to the bullpen. Cubs fans got a major dose of it during the team's run to the 2016 World Series title, especially when manager Joe Maddon pulled starter Kyle Hendricks with two outs in the fifth inning...
CBS Chicago Oct 17, 2017
Cubs’ Edge In Game 3 Could Be With The Wind

Cubs’ Edge In Game 3 Could Be With The Wind

The wind is blowing out for Game 3, which could be beneficial for Kyle Hendricks, Kyle Schwarber and the Cubs.
Chicago Sun-Times Oct 16, 2017
Kyle Hendricks maintains his faith in Cubs’ bullpen

Kyle Hendricks maintains his faith in Cubs’ bullpen

CUBS NOTEBOOK: The Cubs’ offense has sputtered, but the bullpen has gotten its share of criticism.
Washington Times Oct 16, 2017

LEADING OFF: Cubs try to dent Dodgers, Judge breaks loose

A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ PROFESSOR VS YU Kyle Hendricks is set to pitch for the Cubs, who are trying to overcome a 2-0 deficit against the Dodgers in their NL Championship Series. Hendricks finished the regular season with a 2.19 ERA over his ...
MLB Oct 16, 2017

Oct. 16 Kyle Hendricks workout day interview

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks fields questions in advance of Tuesday's NLCS Game 3.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Oct 16, 2017
The Cubs should stockpile closers like the Yankees, Dodgers and Astros have done

The Cubs should stockpile closers like the Yankees, Dodgers and Astros have done

The three other championship series teams have plenty of bullpen help. The Cubs don’t, and it could cost them. We have seen, over the last couple of years’ worth of postseason games, managers take out starting pitchers earlier and earlier. It’s become nearly an epidemic this year, especially with the Cubs: Just one Cubs starter, Kyle Hendricks in the very first game of this year’s postseason, has pitched in the seventh inning. Why is this happening? Because teams are attempting to shorten games by acquiring multiple closers. Of the four teams still alive in this year’s postseason,...
MLB Oct 15, 2017

Hendricks takes strong playoff resume into G3

Of Major League Baseball's four best starting pitchers since midseason, two of them -- Stephen Strasburg and Corey Kluber -- are home for the offseason. The third, Justin Verlander, gave the Astros one of the best games in his life Saturday, putting Houston on a potential collision course with the American League pennant. Then there is Kyle Hendricks.
MLB Oct 14, 2017

Cubs to start Hendricks in G3; Arrieta in G4

The Cubs announced Kyle Hendricks will start Game 3 and Jake Arrieta will go in Game 4 of the best-of-seven National League Championship Series against the Dodgers. Both of those games will be played at Wrigley Field.
MLB Oct 13, 2017

Cubs tip caps to the Nats after NLDS win

How closely-contested was the Cubs best-of-five National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile against the Nationals. Not only did the series go the distance, but Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks said the outcome could have easily gone the other way. "We're just lucky we were able to come out on top," he said.
CBS Chicago Oct 12, 2017
Nationals Attacking Pitches Up In The Zone

Nationals Attacking Pitches Up In The Zone

In the first two innings, the Washington Nationals were jumping all over high pitches from Kyle Hendricks.
TalkingChop Oct 12, 2017
2017 NLDS Game 5 open thread

2017 NLDS Game 5 open thread

2017 National League Division Series Chicago Cubs vs Washington Nationals Series tied 2-2 Game 5 Probable Starters Cubs - Kyle Hendricks (7-5, 3.03 ERA) Nationals - Gio Gonzalez (15-9, 2.96 ERA) Game Date/Time: Thursday, October 12, 8 p.m. ET Location: Nationals Park, Washington D.C. TV: TBS Streaming: MLB.TV
Federal Baseball Oct 12, 2017
NLDS 2017: Washington Nationals’ Daniel Murphy on Chicago Cubs’ Game 5 starter Kyle Hendricks...

NLDS 2017: Washington Nationals’ Daniel Murphy on Chicago Cubs’ Game 5 starter Kyle Hendricks...

Daniel Murphy talked to reporters earlier this week about what makes Cubs’ Game 5 starter Kyle Hendricks a difficult opponent... The last time he faced off against the Chicago Cubs in the Postseason before this year, Daniel Murphy was swinging one of the hottest bats in baseball. In the New York Mets’ four-game sweep of the Cubs back in 2015, Murphy was named the NLCS MVP after he went 9 for 17 (.529/.556/1.294) with a double and four home runs. “I'd really like to enjoy the moment, whether it be positive or negative, in my eyes, and hopefully that can give not only myself but our...
Federal Baseball Oct 12, 2017
Washington Nationals’ lineup for NLDS Game 5 with the Chicago Cubs; Nats try to solve Kyle Hendricks...

Washington Nationals’ lineup for NLDS Game 5 with the Chicago Cubs; Nats try to solve Kyle Hendricks...

Cubs’ starter Kyle Hendricks held the Nationals scoreless over seven innings in Game 1 of the NLDS. He starts again tonight in Game 5... Chicago Cubs’ right-hander Kyle Hendricks held the Washington Nationals to two hits and three walks over seven scoreless in Game 1 of the NLDS, striking out six batters in what ended up a 3-0 win. “My mechanics have really been clicking, so my timing is there, where earlier in the year, my mechanics were off...” - Kyle Hendricks on Game 1 start vs Washington “He was tricking us tonight,” Nats’ skipper Dusty Baker said after the loss, “and...
CBS Chicago Oct 12, 2017
Levine: In Kyle Hendricks The Cubs Trust

Levine: In Kyle Hendricks The Cubs Trust

Hendricks has a career 1.98 ERA in eight postseason starts. The Cubs are in need of another gem in Game 5.
The Cub Reporter Oct 12, 2017
Cubs @ Nationals: Hendricks vs ? (NLDS Game 5)

Cubs @ Nationals: Hendricks vs ? (NLDS Game 5)

CHC (2-2): RHP Kyle Hendricks (1-0, 0.00)  WAS (2-2): ?HP (?-?, ?) First pitch: 7:00pmCST (TBS) Lester picked off a baserunner, but other than that, Game Four was a steaming pile of shit. Now the Cubs are facing elimination and on the road—against a phantom pitcher.  Tags: 2017 Season Game Thread

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