Hendricks receives his 2016 NL Outstanding pitcher Award


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Jennifer Stewart - USA Today Sports
Jennifer Stewart - USA Today Sports

Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks received his Player's Choice 2016 National League Outstanding Pitcher award before the game between the Cubs and Brewers on Tuesday night.

Hendricks finished third for the National League CY Young award last season and received two out of 30 first-place votes. In 2016, he was the first Cubs pitcher to lead the major leagues in ERA since Bill Lee in 1938 according to ESPN Stats. He also had an incredible 1.32 ERA at Wrigley Field which was the second-lowest ERA in Cubs history.

He was 16-8 with 2.13 ERA with 170 strikeouts with a 0.98 WHIP last season.

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