In Monday’s win, Kyle Hendricks set a Chicago Cubs’ franchise record with 38 and counting starts with giving up two or fewer walks during that start.
Kyle Hendricks has taken over that top pitching role for a while now, as he’s had a solid season for the Chicago Cubs this season. Hendricks has a 3.41 ERA in his 9-games this season. In those 9-games, he’s 5-4, pitching 58-innings, and striking out 44-batters.
In Monday’s win, Hendricks looked very good, pitching in 8-innings, and taking the team’s first win since Friday. Everything was working in Hendricks’ favor, including some solid defensive play by his team.