Kyle Hendricks is an American professional baseball pitcher. Kyle Hendricks plays for the baseball team named Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Table of Biography
Early Life and Education
Kyle Hendricks was born in Newport Beach, California, USA as Kyle Christian Hendricks. His birth date is December 7, 1989, and currently, he is 31 years old.
According to his birth, his zodiac sign is Sagittarius. This professional player belongs to the white ethnicity and holds American citizenship. He is mostly called by his nickname ‘The professor’ or ‘Hendo’.
Furthermore, he was born to a mother named Ann Marie Hendricks, and his father is John Hendricks.
By profession, his mother is a medical-management consultant and his father is a golf pro. Talking about his sibling, he has a younger sister and her name is Tori Hendricks.
Moreover, this talented player joined Capistrano Valley High School in Mission Viejo, California, and completed his high school education.
However, in December 2013, after completing his coursework in the winter of 2012 and fall of 2013, he completed his bachelor’s degree in the subject of economics from Dartmouth College.
In his college time, he played baseball for the Dartmouth Big Green under head coach Bob Whalen.
In his younger age, he pitched with a record of 6–3 and a 2.47 earned run average with 70 strikeouts in 62 innings pitched.
Also, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2010.
This amazing personality is known as one of the most popular Baseball players. However, as per the sources in 2019, he earns a salary of 7.045 million US dollars.
His source of income is all from his profession as a popular baseball player. Talking about his net worth, he has a total net worth of around $1 billion US dollars.
The famous professional baseball player, Kyle Hendricks has an attractive appearance with a physically fit body. Likewise, he has a quite good height of 6 feet and 3 inches.
Being a professional baseball player, he follows a balanced diet routine to maintain his healthy and amazing physique. Similarly, talking about his weight, he weighs around 86 kg which is nearly equivalent to 190 lbs.
Moreover, this personality has beautiful dark brown eyes with dark brown colored hair. This baseball player has a very attractive and smart personality.
There is no information regarding Kyle’s body measurements such as Chest size, waist size, Hip size, Shoe size, etc.
Career and Professional Life
Talking about his career, Kyle Hendricks is a successful baseball player who plays for the team ‘Chicago Cubs’. He first played in minor leagues.
This famous player was selected in the 8th round of the 2011 MLB draft by The Texas Rangers.
Then, he signed with The Rangers and his professional career began with the Spokane Indians of the Class A-Short Season Northwest League.
Later, in the season 2013, he began his career with the Tennessee Smokies of the Class AA Southern League.
Fortunately, during that season, The Chicago Cubs promoted him to the Iowa Cubs of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL).
Then, this talented player started the season 2014 with Iowa. He was called the PCL’s Pitcher of the Week for May 12–18.
On July 10, 2014, he made his Major League Baseball debut with the Chicago Cubs. He earned his 1st win against the San Diego Padres on July 22, 2014.
However, he was honored with the title ‘The National League Rookie of the Month of August.’
Therefore, he finished his rookie season with a 7–2 win-loss record and a 2.46 ERA. This baseball player started the season 2015 as a member of the Cubs’ starting rotation.
In the season of 2016, Kyle finished with a 16–8 win-loss record in 190 innings pitched and an ERA of 2.13. During that season, he was called NL Pitcher of the Month for August.
Later, he was settled on the 10-day disabled list (transaction retroactive 3 days prior) due to middle finger tendon inflammation in his right hand on June 8, 2017.
More about his professional career
In the year 2018, he was 14–11 with a 3.44 ERA and led all major league pitchers in changeup percentage which is 30.7%.
Therefore, he was the losing pitcher in the NL Wild Card Game, giving up 3 straight hits and 1 run in the thirteenth inning against the Colorado Rockies.
He signed up for a 4-year contract extension with the Cubs on March 26, 2019, through the 2023 season with a vesting option for the season of 2024.
In the season of 2020, he pitched a whole game shutout in the Cubs’ season opener against the Brewers by throwing 103 pitches with 3 hits allowed, 9 strikeouts, and no walks.
On April 18, 2021, Hendricks allowed home runs to Freddie Freeman, Travis d’Arnaud, Ehire Adrianza, and Guillermo Heredia all in the 1st inning in a game against the Atlanta Braves.
Therefore, this talented player became the 1st pitcher in Chicago Cubs’ history to allow 4 home runs in the first inning.
However, he completed the season of 2021 with a 14–7 record, a 4.77 ERA, and an MLB-leading 200 hits allowed.
Talking about his personal life, in 2015, Kyle Hendricks proposed to his longtime girlfriend Emma Cain. He tied the marriage knot with his longtime girlfriend named Emma Cain.
Finally, the duo married on the date 18 November 2017. By profession, his wife, Emma Cain is an athlete and a nursing graduate. Kyle and Emma together do not have any children.
Being one of the famous baseball players, Kyle Hendricks seems to stay far from the public media platforms. Therefore, he is not available on any social media accounts.
Though he doesn’t have any social media accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, the information regarding his progress in his career is posted by Chicago Cubs.