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Kyle Hendricks, RHP

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Hendricks lacks the stuff of a top pitching prospect, but his elite ability to command the strike zone gives him a chance to have a long career in the bigs as a back-of-the-rotation starter. His future hinges on his ability to continue to develop his slider, allowing him to keep hitters off his 88-91 mph fastball. -- Sahadev Sharma