Kyle Hendricks


After dropping the series opener against the Brewers on Monday, Dansby Swanson still believed the Cubs had the ability to come back around and take the last two games of the three-game set at Wrigley Field. He was confident that what the team had done to pile up wins — a 27-14 record from the All-Star break through Sunday, second-best…

The future remains uncertain for Kyle Hendricks a week ahead of the trade deadline. While it’s less likely the Cubs actually trade the 33-year-old — especially as they continue to stack badly needed wins, most recently a 7-3 ‘W’ over the White Sox on Tuesday — considering his contract situation and with the Cubs’ own deadline decision still up for…