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Jennifer Stewart-USA TODAY Sports

Cubs win. Kyle Hendricks throws a Maddux (Al’s recap). Appropriate! We have additional coverage in today’s Cubs News and Notes. As always, * means autoplay on, or annoying ads, or both (directions to remove for Firefox and Chrome).

“I didn’t know the exact number, but I knew it was low,” Hendricks said of his pitch count. “Also, Willy and I did a really good job of recognizing how aggressive they were early, even to start the game. So, once we made good pitches within the first two of the at-bat, they kind of kept being aggressive and we just were able to take advantage.”

Hendricks laughed when asked if he was available to pitch on Saturday.

”For sure,” he said. — Jordan Bastian.

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