Game Recap: Kyle Hendricks Masterful, Cubs Sweep Cardinals With 5-1 Win

Kyle Hendricks allowed just 1 run over 7.0 innings as the Cubs swept St. Louis with a 5-1 win.

Standout Performances

  • Kyle Hendricks: 7.0 IP, 8 H, 1 ER, 3 K, 0 BB
  • Kyle Schwarber: 2-for-3, 2 RBI, 1 BB
  • Carlos Gonzalez: 2-for-4, HR, 1 RBI

Cubs Scoring

  • 1st: Anthony Rizzo groundout, 1-0 Cubs
  • 5th: David Bote RBI single, 2-1 Cubs
  • 5th: Kyle Schwarber RBI double, 3-1 Cubs
  • 7th: Kyle Schwarber RBI single, 4-1 Cubs
  • 8th: Carlos Gonzalez homer, 5-1 Cubs

One Great Thing

Kyle Hendricks has been pretty good against the Cardinals:

Standings Check

The Cubs are now 37-27, just .02% ahead in the NL Central.

Up Next

Yu Darvish opens a 3-game road series against Colorado on Monday at 7:40 pm CST.

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