MESA, Ariz. — Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Kyle Hendricks was the team’s minor league pitcher of the year last season after going a combined 13-4 with a 2.00 ERA at Double and Triple-A.
Despite that success he’s still not listed among the top 10 Cubs prospects by either Baseball America or ESPN.com. He’s a longshot to make the team out of spring training but could be the first recall from the minors when they need a starter.
He was acquired by the Cubs from the Texas Rangers in the deal that sent them Ryan Dempster in 2012. …Read the Rest