|MLB | Jul 19, 2018
Cardinals vs. Cubs
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CARLOS MARTINEZ (R) vs. KYLE HENDRICKS (R)
Hendricks after some surprising early season struggles has pitched well of late and has started to find himself including in his last outing when he allowed a pair of runs and five hits in five innings in an 11-6 victory over the San Diego Padres."That's the Kyle we know and love," Cubs manager Joe Maddon told reporters after Hendricks' gem in San Francisco. With Hendricks in top form and well rested Im betting the Cubs have an edge over a St.Louis cards group with a 20-43 record in their last 63 games following time off.
Cardinals are also just 1-5 in their starters Martinezs last 6 starts during game 1 of a series.Cardinals are 0-4 in Martinezs last 4 starts vs. National League Central.Cubs are 6-1 in their last 7 home games vs. a right-handed starter
Cubs are 12-3 in their last 15 overall.
Cubs are 5-0 in Hendricks' last 5 starts vs. Cardinals.
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