Cory Gearrin

Kyle Hendricks goes 7 strong innings, Cubs beat Giants 6-2

There isn't much Kyle Hendricks thinks he needs to change. And it's hard to argue when he's in command like this.

Hendricks limited San Francisco to one run and two hits over seven innings, Ben Zobrist lined a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Giants 6-2 on Friday.

Hendricks (4-3) struck out seven and walked two, helping Cubs open the series on a winning note after a two-game sweep by Cleveland at Wrigley Field.

"I feel really good," he said. "It's just that constant focus, come in every day. There are a few things that aren't necessarily where I want it to be right now, but overall, it's been really...

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