Kyle Hendricks

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/190
  • Age: 26

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Kyle Hendricks 2015 Postseason Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 5.19 8.2 11 1.15

Kyle Hendricks Postseason Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
0-0 5.19 8.2 11 1.15

Kyle Hendricks Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
8-7 3.95 180.0 167 1.16

Kyle Hendricks MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
15-9 3.49 260.1 214 1.14

Kyle Hendricks Bio

  • Full Name: Kyle C. Hendricks
  • Born: 12/7/1989 in Newport Beach, CA
  • Draft: 2011, Texas Rangers, 8th rd. (264th overall)
  • College: Dartmouth
  • Debut: July 10, 2014
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Postseason Stats 0 0 5.19 2 2 0 8.2 11 1.15
Postseason Career Stats 0 0 5.19 2 2 0 8.2 11 1.15
2015 Stats 8 7 3.95 32 32 0 180.0 167 1.16
MLB Career Stats 15 9 3.49 45 45 0 260.1 214 1.14

Kyle Hendricks Sinker Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Cubs NL 1632 Sinker 88.64 87.68 2064.00 5.61 91.27
MLB Avg - - - Sinker 91.26 90.86 2084.00 6.10 90.05
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October 21, 2015 at 6:30 AM ET

Hendricks strikes out 167 in 2015

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks finished the 2015 regular season with an 8-7 record, a 3.95 ERA, a 1.16 WHIP and 167 strikeouts across 180 innings.

October 3, 2015 at 11:29 PM ET

Hendricks excels against Brewers

Cubs right-hander Kyle Hendricks won after allowing one hit and no walks with eight strikeouts in six scoreless innings against the Brewers on Saturday.

Awards

Kyle Hendricks Awards

NL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
08/2014 Chi Cubs NL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Chi Cubs NL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Iowa PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2014 Iowa PCL

PCL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
05/19/2014 Iowa PCL

SOU Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
06/10/2013 Tennessee SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Tennessee SOU

SOU Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Tennessee SOU

Southern League ERA Title

Year Team League
2013 Tennessee SOU

CAR Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Myrtle Beach CAR

Kyle Hendricks Leaderboards

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2015 167 20th in NL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
2015 1.16 12th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
2015 .244 16th in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
2015 32 10th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2015 1 9th in NL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
2015 1 6th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2015 8.35 22nd in NL

Kyle Hendricks Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
July 22, 2014 Chicago Cubs recalled RHP Kyle Hendricks from Iowa Cubs.
July 21, 2014 Iowa Cubs placed RHP Kyle Hendricks on the temporarily inactive list.
July 11, 2014 Chicago Cubs optioned RHP Kyle Hendricks to Iowa Cubs.
July 10, 2014 Chicago Cubs selected the contract of Kyle Hendricks from Iowa Cubs.
January 24, 2014 Chicago Cubs invited non-roster RHP Kyle Hendricks to spring training.
August 8, 2013 RHP Kyle Hendricks assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
April 2, 2013 Kyle Hendricks assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.
August 1, 2012 Kyle Hendricks assigned to Daytona Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.
July 31, 2012 Chicago Cubs traded RHP Ryan Dempster to Texas Rangers for RHP Kyle Hendricks and 3B Christian Villanueva.
July 31, 2012 RHP Kyle Hendricks assigned to Tennessee Smokies.
April 4, 2012 Kyle Hendricks assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Myrtle Beach Pelicans.
April 4, 2012 RHP Kyle Hendricks assigned to Texas Rangers.
March 30, 2012 Kyle Hendricks assigned to Myrtle Beach Pelicans from Frisco RoughRiders.
September 4, 2011 Kyle Hendricks assigned to Frisco RoughRiders from Spokane Indians.
June 11, 2011 Kyle Hendricks assigned to Spokane Indians from Texas Rangers.
June 10, 2011 Texas Rangers signed RHP Kyle Hendricks.

Kyle C. Hendricks Bio Info

Kyle begins his second full season with the Cubs organization after he was acquired from Texas, July 31, 2012, with INF Christian Villanueva for P Ryan Dempster … the Cubs 2013 Minor League Pitcher of the Year, he was selected by the Rangers in the eighth round of the 2011 June Draft … invited to big league camp for the first time in 2014 ... Tabbed by Baseball America as having the "best changeup and best control" among Cubs minor league pitchers heading into the 2014 season ... Ranked by Baseball America as the 15th-best player 25-years-old and under in the Cubs organization heading into the 2014 season ... Participated in the second-annual Cubs Rookie Development Program in January of 2014 ... also took part in the 2014 Cubs Convention ... Earned the Cubs organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year award in 2013, splitting the campaign with Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa ... Named Cubs Organizational Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May of 2013 with Tennessee ... Earned Southern League mid-season and post-season All-Star honors with Tennessee in 2013 … named a starter for the North Division in the Southern League All-Star Game ... Claimed the Southern League ERA title in 2013 with Tennessee, boasting a 1.85 ERA (26 ER/126.1 IP) while leading the league with a .769 winning percentage (10-3) and a 1.05 WHIP ... Tabbed by Baseball America as having the "best control" among Cubs minor league pitchers heading into the 2013 season ... Earned Carolina League mid-season All-Star honors with Single-A Myrtle Beach in 2012 ... Originally selected in the 39th round of the 2008 draft by the Angels, but elected to attend Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. ... earned his degree in economics this past fall ... Earned first team All-Ivy League honors, tying for the Ivy League lead in victories (5), ranking second in strikeouts (70) and posting the third-lowest ERA (2.47) as a junior in 2011 ... Garnered All-Ivy Honorable Mention during sophomore campaign in 2010, finishing second in the conference with 54 strikeouts ... Graduated from Capistrano Valley (Calif.) High School in 2008.

2014

Kyle made his major league debut with Chicago in July and went on to post a 7-2 record and a 2.46 ERA (22 ER/80.1 IP) in 13 starts...Earned N.L. Rookie of the Month honors for August, going 4-0 with a 1.69 ERA (7 ER/37.1 IP) in six outings...Combined for 183.0 innings between Triple-A Iowa and the Cubs...Finished tied for seventh in N.L. Rookie of the Year voting...His 2.18 ERA (18 ER/74.1 IP) following the All-Star break ranked third-lowest among N.L. rookies...His seven victories are the most by a Cubs rookie since Randy Wells had 12 in 2009...With seven wins in his first 12 career starts, became the first Cub to accomplish that feat since Geremi Gonzalez went 7-4 in his first 12 career starts in 1997...Recorded eight quality starts, including six-straight from July 22-August 18...Became the first Cubs rookie to record six-straight quality efforts since Kerry Wood had two streaks of seven-straight quality starts in 1998...That streak of quality starts ended, August 23 vs. Baltimore, due to a lengthy rain delay in the third inning that bumped him from the game...Was 5-0 with a 1.88 ERA (9 ER/43.0 IP) in seven starts, August 1-September 3...The five-game winning streak was a team season high...Allowed two or fewer walks in each of his final 11 starts...Tossed 6.0 or more innings in nine starts...Went 6-1 with a 1.61 ERA (11 ER/61.2 IP) in those games...Was 4-1 with a 1.99 ERA (9 ER/40.2 IP) in seven home starts...Opponents batted .252 against him the first time through the lineup...They hit .214 the second time through the lineup...Made his major league debut, July 10 in Cincinnati...Allowed four runs in 6.0 innings, including just one in his final 5.0 innings...Did not garner a decision in Chicago's 6-4, 12-inning win...Earned his first major league victory in his second start, July 22 vs. the Padres...Spun 7.0 shutout frames in Chicago's 6-0 win...Tossed a career-high 8.0 innings in a 6-2 win at Colorado, August 7...Allowed two runs (one earned) on five hits and one walk...Struck out four...Named a mid-season Pacific Coast League All-Star with Iowa...Was 10-5 with a 3.59 ERA (41 ER/102.2 IP) in 17 starts to begin the year with Iowa ... allowed just five homers in 102.2 innings...Struck out 97 batters and walked just 23, an average of 8.5 strikeouts and 2.0 walks per 9.0 innings.

2013

In his first full season in the Cubs organization, Kyle combined to go 13-4 with a 2.00 ERA (37 ER/166.1 IP) and a complete-game shutout in 27 starts between Double-A Tennessee and Triple-A Iowa, earning the organization's Minor League Pitcher of the Year award ... Led Cubs minor league system with 13 wins and a 2.00 ERA (37 ER/166.1 IP) ... struck out 128 batters and walked just 34 in 166.1 innings, good for a 3.76 strikeout-to-walk ratio ... His 2.00 ERA was seventh-best among full-season minor league pitchers while 166.1 innings ranked ninth ... Named Cubs Organizational Minor League Pitcher of the Month for May … went 4-1 with a 1.95 ERA (7 ER/32.1 IP) in five May starts for Tennessee, striking out 25 compared to just five walks ... Surrendered one home run in 32.1 innings and limited the opposition to a .230 batting average (28-for-122) ... his four victories tied for the Southern League lead ... Named Southern League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 3-9 … went 1-0 with a 0.69 ERA (1 ER/13.0 IP) in two starts during the span, allowing 11 hits while striking out 13 ... Was 10-3 with a 1.85 ERA (26 ER/126.1 IP) in 21 starts to begin the season with Tennessee, earning Southern League mid-season and post-season All-Star honors ... Named a starter for the North Division in the Southern League All-Star Game ... Recorded a 0.84 ERA (4 ER/43.0 IP) in final seven starts with the Smokies, June 26-August 1, earning a promotion to Triple-A Iowa ... Claimed the Southern League ERA title with a 1.85 ERA (26 ER/126.1 IP) and led the league with a .769 winning percentage (10-3) and a 1.05 WHIP … allowed the fewest baserunners per 9.0 innings pitched (9.83) and limited opposing hitters to a .227 batting average (107-for-472), ranking fifth in the league ... Went 3-1 with a 2.48 ERA (11 ER/40.0 IP) in six starts for Iowa to close out the campaign, holding opponents to a .235 batting average (35-for-149), walking eight and striking out 27.

2012

Split the campaign between Single-A Myrtle Beach and Single-A Daytona, going 6-8 with a 2.99 ERA (49 ER/147.2 IP) and 123 strikeouts in 25 games (24 starts) … was acquired by the Cubs from Texas, July 31,
with INF Christian Villanueva for P Ryan Dempster ... Opened season in Myrtle Beach's rotation, going 5-8 with two complete games and a 2.82 ERA (41 ER/130.2 IP) in 20 starts, earning Carolina League mid-season All-Star honors ... Struck out 112 and walked only 15 batters in 130.2 innings pitched, an average of just 1.0 walk per 9.0 innings ... Compiled a 1-0 record with a 4.24 ERA (8 ER/17.0 IP) and 11 strikeouts in five games (four starts) with Daytona, his first action in the Cubs minor league system.

2011

Split his first professional season between Single-A Spokane and Double-A Frisco in Texas' minor league system, combining to go 2-2 with a 2.02 ERA (8 ER/35.2 IP) and 38 strikeouts in 21 games (one start)... Named the 20th-best prospect in the Northwest League by Baseball America ... Limited opponents to a .180 batting average (24-for-133), including a .135 mark (12-for-89) by right-handed batters ... Averaged 9.6 strikeouts per 9.0 innings pitched ... Spent bulk of campaign with Spokane, converting each of his three save opportunities ... Promoted to Frisco, September 5, and appeared in relief in the RoughRiders final game of the season … made one appearance out of the bullpen during the Texas League playoffs.