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Kyle Hendricks

28-Year-Old Pitcher – Chicago Cubs

2018 Stats

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5-7

ERA

3.73

WHIP

1.15

K

69

SV

0

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Even though his ERA rose by nearly a run last season, Hendricks solidified himself as the Cubs' ace while Jon Lester and Jake Arrieta saw their numbers plunge following the team's World Series-winning...

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2018 ADP:  112.8

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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    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kyle Hendricks Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $4.175 million deal with the Cubs in January of 2018 to avoid arbitration.

June 21, 2018  –  Kyle Hendricks News

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Hendricks (5-7) took the loss Thursday against the Reds, as he allowed four earned runs on three hits and four walks over 5.2 innings. He struck out five.

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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
2018 28 MAJ CHC 15 15 0 89.3 76 37 14 69 27 5 7 0 0 0 3.73 1.15
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3-Year Averages     29 28 0 169.9 144 57 16 153 42 10 6 0 0 0 3.02 1.09
Career  (View All)     115 114 2 679.3 582 230 67 576 169 43 29 0 3.05 1.11

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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
Jun. 21 @Cin 5.7 3 4 4 0 4 5 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.73 1.15
Jun. 16 @StL 6.0 7 3 3 1 4 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.55 1.15
Jun. 10 Pit 5.0 3 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.48 1.09
Jun. 5 Phi 5.0 5 5 5 1 3 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.59 1.10
May. 30 @Pit 5.0 7 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.19 1.06
May. 25 SF 7.0 2 1 1 1 2 7 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.16 1.02
May. 19 @Cin 5.0 6 4 3 0 2 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.40 1.08
May. 13 CWS 6.0 6 4 3 1 0 6 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.20 1.03
May. 7 Mia 8.0 6 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.02 1.03
May. 1 Col 7.7 4 3 3 3 2 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.19 1.09
Apr. 26 Mil 7.0 4 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.10 1.17
Apr. 20 @Col 5.0 5 3 3 1 0 6 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.09 1.36
Last 14 Games (Team)
3 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
16.7 13 8 8 2 10 12 1 0 0 1-2 0 0 0 4.32 1.38
Last 30 Games (Team)
6 Games Pitched:  Avg. 5.6 IP/G
33.7 27 16 16 5 16 25 1 0 0 2-4 0 0 0 4.28 1.28
Last 60 Games (Team)
12 Games Pitched:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
72.3 58 32 30 10 20 56 2 0 0 5-6 0 0 0 3.73 1.08

Kyle Hendricks Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018160321727327.194
2017271642758809.241
20163197117641516.219

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2018205371049517.261
2017299591368908.243
20164269927781319.198

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201851.7350421292.960.91
201776.04306327113.201.28
201695.3920891441.320.86

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201837.7220271554.781.49
201763.7320601362.831.08
201694.77608130112.951.10
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
2018 28 MAJ CHC 15 15 89.3 6.95 2.72 2.56 1.41 1.58 74.2% 86.8 MPH 3.73 4.70 .253
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.6 8.29 2.68 3.09 1.11 78.9% 3.05 3.85 .276
Rest Of Season     0 17 99.1 8.04 2.37 3.39 0.91 77.8% 2.93 3.52 .279
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3-Year Averages     29 28 169.9 8.11 2.22 3.64 0.85 75.9% 3.02 3.36 .282
Career     115 114 679.3 7.63 2.24 3.41 0.89 76.2% 3.05 3.56 .278

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Kyle Hendricks Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
P 2018 89.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 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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2.56 K/BB
WEAK
6.95 K/9
POOR
2.72 BB/9
AVERAGE
86.8 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
1.4 HR/9
POOR
1.58 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.73 ERA
GOOD
1.15 WHIP
GREAT
4.70 FIP
POOR
BABIP/Strand

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

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.253 BABIP
LOW
74.2% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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

Hendricks (5-6) allowed three earned runs on seven hits and four walks while striking out three across six innings to earn the win Saturday against the Cardinals.

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Hendricks (4-6) took the loss Sunday against the Pirates despite allowing just one earned run on three hits and two walks over five innings. He struck out four.

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Hendricks (4-5) allowed five earned runs over five innings in a losing effort Tuesday against the Phillies. He gave up five hits and three walks while striking out five.

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Hendricks (4-4) took the loss Wednesday against the Pirates, allowing two earned runs over five innings of work. He gave up seven hits and a walk while striking out one.

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Hendricks (4-3) allowed one run on two hits and two walks while striking out seven over seven innings in a win over the Giants on Friday.

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Hendricks lasted five innings in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Reds, allowing four runs (three earned) on six hits and a pair of walks while striking out six in the no-decision.

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Hendricks gave up four runs (three earned) on six hits and zero walks while striking out six in six innings Sunday against the White Sox, taking his third loss of the year.

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Hendricks (3-2) allowed two runs on six hits across six innings while earning the win Monday against the Marlins. He struck out three.

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Hendricks (2-2) took the loss Tuesday against the Rockies, allowing three earned runs over 7.2 innings. He gave up four hits and two walks while striking out five.

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Hendricks (2-1) picked up the win against the Brewers on Thursday, scattering four hits over seven shutout innings while striking out five and walking none as the Cubs won 1-0.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

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 swinging-strike rate to a career-high 10 percent, while maintaining the pinpoint control he's shown throughout his time as a professional. While he does not overpower opposing hitters, Hendricks locates his offerings exceptionally well, and he consistently works ahead in the count by pounding the strike zone early (his 68.6 percent first-strike rate tied him with Johnny Cueto as the MLB leader among qualified starters). His changeup continues to be his best pitch, and that offering generated the fourth-most swinging strikes among all changeups league-wide last season. Even though his skills appear to be stable, Hendricks' ERA seems almost certain to rise, but he could stay below the 3.00 mark if the defense behind him continues to rank as the league's best.

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.