Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 8/27/13
  Here are features on three Chicago Cubs’ prospects who are on the fast track to Wrigley Field.   Kyle Hendricks:   Right-handed pitcher Hendricks, 24 in December, was acquired in the Ryan Dempster deal in July of 2012.  An Ivy League Dartmouth product, Hendricks, according to scouting reports, is a cerebral pitcher with a full arsenal that includes a two and four seam fastball, a curveball and changeup.  His fastball has been clocked as high as 94 MPH but generally sits in the high 80′s and low 90′s.  His effectiveness, though, can be traced to his ability to repeat the same delivery for each of his pitches.  Hendricks started the season at Tennessee, where he was exceptional.  In 21 starts covering 126.1 innings, he compiled a record of 10-3 with an ERA of 1.85.  He allowed 107 hits and only 26 walks, leading to a WHIP of 1.053.  His hits and walks allowed per nine innings were 7.6 and 1.9, respectively, and his strikeouts permitted per nine innings was 7.2.  His strikeouts to wa
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