Kyle Hendricks, Chicago Cubs. (Photo by Matt Dirksen/Getty Images)
While we are almost a month into the 2023 MLB season, the truth is Each team in the league has more than 130 games left. It’s a cliché, but there’s still plenty of baseball to be played.
Having said that, based on what we’ve seen this year, there’s a lot we can start buying. The Cubs look like a potential playoff team with reinforcements. Meanwhile, the Cardinals, the favorites to win the NL Central this season, have five games under .500. Then there’s the Warriors, looking like the best in the National League, but their future looks as bright as ever.
So we check out some MLB rumors early in the season and the buzz around these big NL storylines Sound and break them down, starting with the Windy City and a player who could return soon to help the Cubs get off to a good start.
MLB Rumor: Close Kyle Hendricks’ Cubs are back with the latest update
Thanks to an incredible hot start between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers, the Chicago Cubs are three games away from No. 1 in the NFC Central. However, a 12-9 start after a busy offseason with the addition of the likes of Dansby Swanson and Cody Bellinger has people feeling good about this team.
Why don’t they, even though they lead by three games, they are in terms of points scored (121) and points allowed (82) Tied for the division lead and tied for the NL leader. Even better for the Cubs, though, the roster, especially the starting rotation, helps going forward.
On Tuesday, it was reported that veteran Kyle Kyle, who has not pitched since July 2022, has not pitched since July 2022. Hendricks will begin his Triple-A rehab for the Iowa Cubs on Thursday.
— Maddie Lee (@maddie_m_lee) April 25, 2023
Although Hendricks has played in the past two seasons and 48 The starter’s ERA was above 4.70, but his career-worst ERA was 3.95 in his first seven seasons in MLB, with no other years above 3.50. He’s a strong rotation veteran who needs reinforcements from recent injuries to Jameson Taillon and Javier Assad. Assuming, though, that rehab is starting to go well and Hendrix is getting closer to his return, at An optimistic start to 2023 should give Chicago a big boost.
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