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Hendricks Q&A: Being on the cusp was 'consuming me'

MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks had a breakout half-season after making his major league debut in July of last year. An eighth-round pick of the Texas Rangers in 2011, Hendricks was acquired in 2012 on trade deadline day for pitcher Ryan Dempster. Hendricks was the organization's minor league pitcher of the year in 2013 when he went a combined 13-4 with a 2.00 ERA split between Double and Triple-A. Last season he went 7-2 with a 2.


Dempster enjoys game from Wrigley bleachers

4/10/14: Pitcher Ryan Dempster is spotted in the Wrigley bleachers taking in a game during the Cubs' matchup with the Pirates


2/17/14 MLB.com FastCast: Ubaldo headed to Baltimore

The Orioles agree to terms with Ubaldo Jimenez, Ryan Dempster announces he will not pitch in 2014 and A.J. Burnett arrives at Phillies camp


Dempster fans Adams to end Game 1

10/23/13: Ryan Dempster strikes out Matt Adams to end Game 1 and give the Red Sox a 1-0 series lead