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Kyle Hendricks

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2017 Stats

W-L

7-5

ERA

3.03

WHIP

1.19

K

123

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Hendricks took another step forward in 2016 and established himself as one of the best starters in the National League. Concerns about his strikeout rate in 2015 were erased as he improved his swingin...

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2017 ADP:  64.81

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 190   DOB: 12/7/1989   BORN: Newport Beach, CA   COLLEGE: Dartmouth   DRAFTED: 8th Rd   

October 11, 2017  –  Kyle Hendricks News

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Hendricks will start Game 5 of the NLDS against the Nationals on Thursday, Mark Feinsand of MLB.com reports.

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Kyle Hendricks Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2011 21 A SPO 1 0 0 32.2 20 7 0 36 4 2 2 3 0 0 1.93 0.75
2011 21 AA FRI 1 1 0 3.0 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 2.00
2012 22 A+ DAY 5 4 0 17.0 17 8 3 11 3 1 0 0 0 0 4.24 1.18
2012 22 A MYR 5 20 0 130.2 123 41 8 112 15 5 8 0 0 0 2.82 1.06
2013 23 AA TEN 6 21 1 126.1 107 26 3 101 26 10 3 0 0 0 1.85 1.05
2013 23 AAA IOW 6 6 0 40.0 35 11 2 27 8 3 1 0 0 0 2.48 1.08
2014 24 AAA IOW 17 17 0 102.2 98 41 5 97 23 10 5 0 0 0 3.59 1.18
2014 24 MAJ CHC 13 13 0 80.3 72 22 4 47 15 7 2 0 0 0 2.46 1.08
2015 25 MAJ CHC 32 32 1 180.0 166 79 17 167 43 8 7 0 0 0 3.95 1.16
2016 26 MAJ CHC 31 30 1 190.0 142 45 15 170 44 16 8 0 0 0 2.13 0.98
2017 27 AA TEN 2 2 0 8.1 2 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 0.37
2017 27 MAJ CHC 24 24 0 139.7 126 47 17 123 40 7 5 0 0 0 3.03 1.19
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3-Year Averages     25 25 0 150.1 126 48 12 128 34 10 5 0 0 0 2.88 1.07
Career  (View All)     100 99 2 590.0 506 193 53 507 142 38 22 0 2.94 1.10

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Kyle Hendricks Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 28 @StL 5.0 4 0 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.03 1.19
Sep. 23 @Mil 6.0 8 1 1 0 1 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.14 1.20
Sep. 16 StL 7.7 6 1 1 1 1 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.22 1.18
Sep. 10 Mil 6.0 4 3 3 1 2 7 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.35 1.20
Sep. 5 @Pit 6.7 5 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.29 1.21
Aug. 31 Atl 6.7 5 2 1 1 3 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.32 1.24
Aug. 26 @Phi 7.0 6 2 2 1 0 8 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.45 1.24
Aug. 20 Tor 6.0 6 3 3 1 2 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.52 1.27
Aug. 15 Cin 6.0 5 0 0 0 4 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.45 1.26
Aug. 9 @SF 4.7 5 1 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.70 1.25
Aug. 4 Was 7.0 5 3 3 2 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.81 1.22
Jul. 29 @Mil 5.0 6 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.80 1.24
Last 14 Games (Team)
2 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 12 1 1 0 2 15 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.82 1.27
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.3 IP/G
38.0 32 9 8 4 8 34 0 0 0 2-1 0 0 0 1.89 1.05
Last 60 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.1 IP/G
73.7 65 19 18 8 19 67 0 0 0 3-2 0 0 0 2.20 1.14

Kyle Hendricks Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017271642758809.241
20163197117641516.219
201533371238119213.267

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017299591368908.243
20164269927781319.198
20154069620851714.225

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201776.04306327113.201.28
201695.3920891441.320.86
201585.3230862183.381.08

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201763.7320601362.831.08
201694.77608130112.951.10
201594.7640812294.471.24
Kyle Hendricks vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Kyle Hendricks Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2011 21 A SPO 1 0 32.2 10.06 1.12 9.00 0.00 70.8% 1.93 1.34 .267
2011 21 AA FRI 1 1 3.0 6.00 6.00 1.00 0.00 83.3% 3.00 3.87 .382
2012 22 A+ DAY 5 4 17.0 5.82 1.59 3.67 1.59 70.6% 4.24 4.91 .275
2012 22 A MYR 5 20 130.2 7.74 1.04 7.47 0.55 74.6% 2.82 2.76 .311
2013 23 AA TEN 6 21 126.1 7.21 1.86 3.88 0.21 82.3% 1.85 2.64 .290
2013 23 AAA IOW 6 6 40.0 6.07 1.80 3.38 0.45 78% 2.48 3.17 .278
2014 24 AAA IOW 17 17 102.2 8.54 2.03 4.22 0.44 69% 3.59 2.67 .327
2014 24 MAJ CHC 13 13 80.3 5.27 1.68 3.13 0.45 1.61 78.3% 87.9 MPH 2.46 3.39 .275
2015 25 MAJ CHC 32 32 180.0 8.35 2.15 3.88 0.85 2.09 67.7% 88.3 MPH 3.95 3.42 .304
2016 26 MAJ CHC 31 30 190.0 8.05 2.08 3.86 0.71 1.75 82.5% 87.8 MPH 2.13 3.26 .258
2017 27 AA TEN 2 2 8.1 5.56 1.11 5.00 0.00 66.7% 1.08 2.34 .101
2017 27 MAJ CHC 24 24 139.7 7.93 2.58 3.08 1.10 2.06 79.9% 85.8 MPH 3.03 3.92 .287
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3-Year Averages     25 25 150.1 7.67 2.04 3.76 0.72 75.7% 2.88 3.21 .279
Career     100 99 590.0 7.73 2.17 3.57 0.81 76.5% 2.94 3.40 .281

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Kyle Hendricks Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 180 1 18 1 0 85 -1 0 0
2016 P 190 6 22 6 0 95 4 0 0
2017 P 139.7 0 21 0 0 76 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
2016 P 0 -1 0 0 5 0 4
2017 P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2

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2017 Stat Review for Kyle Hendricks    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.08 K/BB
AVERAGE
7.93 K/9
GOOD
2.58 BB/9
GOOD
85.8 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.1 HR/9
AVERAGE
2.06 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.03 ERA
GREAT
1.19 WHIP
GOOD
3.92 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.287 BABIP
AVERAGE
79.9% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Kyle Hendricks: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hendricks will start Game 1 of the NLDS against the Nationals on Saturday, Jesse Rogers of ESPNChicago.com reports.

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Hendricks is a possibility to start Game 1 of the NLDS against the Nationals after his strong finish to the regular season, Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Hendricks allowed just four hits with one walk and nine strikeouts over five scoreless innings in Thursday's no-decision at St. Louis.

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Hendricks allowed one earned run over six innings in Saturday's loss to the Brewers. He gave up eight hits, posted a 6:1 K:BB, and did not factor into the decision.

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Hendricks (7-5) allowed one run on six hits and one walk while striking out five across 7.2 innings to earn the win Saturday against the Cardinals.

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Hendricks (6-5) was tagged with the loss Sunday against the Brewers. He gave up four hits and three earned runs over six innings, while walking two and striking out seven.

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Hendricks allowed two runs on five hits and no walks across 6.2 innings in a no-decision Tuesday against the Pirates. He recorded two strikeouts.

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Hendricks (6-4) allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits with three walks and five strikeouts over 6.2 innings in a win over the Braves on Thursday.

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Hendricks (5-4) allowed two runs on six hits while striking out eight across seven innings to earn the win Saturday against the Phillies.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Hendricks saw a substantial gain in strikeout rate last year, from 5.3 K/9 to 8.4, despite zero increase in his swinging-strike rate. Called strikes were the stark difference in his profile, as his called strike rate jumped six percentage points to 38-percent, third-highest among qualified starters. He shifted to a sinker-changeup focus and he buries both pitches low & away to righties and lefties for called strikes: sinker for righties, change for lefties. Hendricks also exploits the biggest general change in the strike zone as a means to gain a lot of these strikeouts: the lower third. He threw 52-percent of his pitches in the lower third, 13th-highest among the 78 qualified starters. He leveraged the framing of Miguel Montero and David Ross as well, posting an 8.8 K/9 (24-percent K rate) with them. The strikeouts will likely decline without some added swing-and-miss, but his groundball lean and penchant for strikes should enable him to maintain solid value.

2015

Hendricks has put a lot of innings on his young arm, but if you're going to pitch as well as he has, 180 innings seems appropriate. He blew threw the minors in less than four years, dominating at every stop, before he got the call from the Cubs last year, when he finished 7-2 with a 2.46 ERA and 1.08 WHIP in 13 starts. Hendricks' excellent control (15 walks in 80.1 innings) contributed to his strong results, but his strikeout rate was poor. He had good strikeout rates in the minors, so there is hope that he can improve in that area. If he does, Hendricks will become much more useful to fantasy owners.

2014

The Dartmouth-educated Hendricks was the Cubs' Minor League Pitcher of the Year when he went 13-4 with a 2.00 ERA between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa. Even better was the outstanding 128:34 K:BB ratio in 166.1 innings. Given his success on the field and between the ears, it looks like he could be spending time in Chicago this season.