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Anyway, this series continues to be fascinating. Game 2 tomorrow night starts at 7PM
On September 12, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks pitched a near no hitter against division foe and rival the St Louis Cardinals. The no hitter was broken up by a Jeremy Hazelbaker homer in the bottom of the ninth. No hitter or not, the 26 year old from Newport Beach, California is making a name for himself.
Both Story Seager have broken the record for most home runs by rookie shortstops before the All-Star break. Now, they're looking to break the mark for most long balls by a National League rookie shortstop for an entire season.