Lendy began his pro career as an infielder in Philadelphia's farm system in 2007, but was converted to a pitcher to begin the
2010 season...was claimed by Chicago in the major league portion of the 2011 Rule 5 Draft...Is 7-4 with a 2.43 ERA (30 ER/111.0 IP) in 38 minor league games (12 starts) since being converted from shortstop following the 2009 campaign...Batted .239 (106-for-444) with four homers and 46 RBI in 132 minor league contests as an infielder from 2007-09...Originally signed by Philadelphia as a non-drafted free agent, December 31, 2006.2011Lendy went 4-2 with a 2.54 ERA (13 ER/46.0 IP) and 46 strikeouts in 21 games, all but two as a reliever, for Single-A
Lakewood...limited foes to a .20 batting average (37-for-168)...Held right-handed hitters to a .184 batting average (18-for-98)...Surrendered one home run in his 46.0 innings of work...walked just 16 batters...Went 3-0 with a 1.29 ERA (2 ER/14.0 IP) in seven July relief outings.2010In his first season on the mound, Lendy combined to go 3-2 with a 2.35 ERA (17 ER/65.0 IP) in 17 games (10 starts)
for the Dominican Summer League Phillies, the Gulf Coast League Phillies and Single-A Williamsport...Named the Phillies Minor League Pitcher of the Week, August 16-22, and went on to go 3-1 with a 2.22 ERA (11 ER/44.2 IP) in 13 games (six starts) for
Williamsport.2009In his third, and final, season as an infielder in the Phillies farm system, Lendy batted .179 (14-for-78) in 27 games for
the Gulf Coast League Phillies...was his second-straight season with the club.2008Lendy hit .212 (36-for-170) with three home runs and 19 RBI in 45 games for the Gulf Coast League Phillies...stole
seven bases without being caught.2007In his first pro season, Lendy batted .286 (56-for-196) with 36 runs scored, a home run and 20 RBI in 60 games for the
Dominican Summer League Phillies...stole 12 bases and was caught twice.