Hendricks, Cubs, Blank Rangers in Return to Action

Kyle Hendricks’ six innings of shutout ball led the Chicago Cubs to a 6-0 whitewash victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday, July 15. Hendricks allowed just three hits in the outing and improved to 8-6 on the season, lowering his ERA to 2.41 in the process. For most of the game, the Cubs held a 1-0 lead on second baseman Javier Baez’s second inning single. It wasn’t until the sixth inning that the Cubs broke the game open. Two runs batted in by shortstop Addison Russell and pinch hitter…

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