His August started off pretty nicely as well. Hendricks tossed his second career shutout to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 5-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. He allowed seven hits and three walks with five strikeouts. http://greatgenesishunter.haralsoncounty.org/2016/08/01/considering-efficient-secrets-for-interview/It was the second shutout by a Cubs pitcher this season. The other was Jake Ariettas no-hitter on April 21. Hendricks is 4-1 with a 0.79 ERA since start of the July, the best ERA in the majors in that span. Hendricks goes outside Hendricks threw 69.1 percent of his pitches on the outer third of the plate or off the outside corner, his fifth-highest rate of the season. The Marlins went 4-for-21 with four strikeouts on at-bats that ended with an outside pitch. The 21 decisive outside pitches were a career high for Hendricks. Hitters are batting just .171 against Hendricks outside pitches this season. Only five pitchers have allowed a lower batting average on outside pitches than Hendricks this season.
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