Kyle Hendricks’ best start of the season sets a tone for the rotation — and then the Chicago Cubs sweep a doubleheader vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers with a walk-off win in extra innings
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Kyle Hendricks finally looked more like the ace the Chicago Cubs need to set the tone for the rest of the rotation. For a starting pitching staff that hasn’t produced much positive momentum this season, Hendricks’ form during Tuesday’s 7-1 win against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 1 of a split doubleheader showed signs of what has made the right-hander successful. And in the process, the Cubs gained a different dynamic. Their starters haven’t made enough quality starts. Hendricks’ seven-inning complete game represented the most innings pitched by a Cubs starter in 30 games. David Bote’s walk…

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