In case you haven’t been paying attention, Kyle Hendricks has been having himself a very nice spring. He continued that trend today as he stuck around for 4 2/3 innings, allowing only two earned runs. If he can keep this momentum going as we head into the season, don’t be surprised to see him as a Cy Young award candidate once again.
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On the offensive side, the Cubs took a 3-1 lead into the top of the 8th inning and then exploded for six runs. Matt Szczur hit a two-run home run and Ian Happ singled to drive in a run. Happ would come in to score when John Andreoli was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded (box score).
Stats that matter
- Jeimer Candelario went 2-for-3 including a double and a walk, scoring two runs
- Matt Szczur is quietly having a nice spring and bolstered his stats today going 3-for-4 with two runs, two RBI and a home run
- Wade Davis pitched well, striking out two while allowing one hit in one inning
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Source:: Cubs Insider