NL Central: Help Wanted for the CHC rotation

Chicago Cubs

The Brewers have an impressive 6.5-game lead in the division (through Saturday) despite several injuries to both its rotation and bullpen. The Cubs will now be trying to follow suit. After Ben Brown (LHP, CHC) was placed on the injured list Tuesday, Jordan Wicks (LHP, CHC) followed him to the same destination Saturday. In the short term, that will almost certainly push Kyle Hendricks (RHP, CHC) back into the rotation. Hendricks had a disastrous start to the season in a starting role, though it is worth noting that he’s since thrown 8.2 scoreless innings (albeit with only a 4:2 K:BB). 

Even with the injuries to Brown and Wicks, few beneficiaries are worth a look. Cade Horton (RHP, CHC) made five starts with Triple-A Iowa...


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