Kyle Hendricks finds Cardinals’ soft touch again as Cubs win, 3-0

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

ST. LOUIS — The Chicago Cubs hit town for the first time this season, having lost 14 of their previous 17 games since the Cardinals were at Wrigley Field in June. But the Cubs also hit town with soft-tossing right-hander Kyle Hendricks, against whom the Cardinals had a similar career record. The rest of Major League Baseball had found Hendricks a soft touch this season, hammering him for a 5.43 earned-run average. But Hendricks hadn’t faced the Cardinals yet and he was 12-3 in his career against them, which was the most wins he had had against any team. He was up to his old tricks Friday night…

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