Hendricks also has a decent changeup. He's almost as effective against lefthanders as he is versus righthanders.
Defense & Hitting
Basestealers are unusually successful against Hendricks, whose run-stopping fundamentals are otherwise strong. Perhaps it is a result of his increased reliance on offspeed pitches. He isn't especially quick off the mound but generally fields his position adequately. Hendricks is a surpisingly good hitting pitcher. And I'm not sure you can say this about a pitcher, but Hendricks has some pop in his swing. Interesting sidenote, The Retired or Inactive Players have been known to use Hendricks as a pinch-runner on occasion.
Hendricks has below average skills, even for the low minors. One has to expect the Retired or Inactive Players will give him his walking papers before the end of the season. I just don't know if The Retired or Inactive Players are ever going to get what they expect out of him.
-- Ska Nyman, A-Ball Scout