Hendriks allowed two hits and struck out two in a scoreless ninth inning to earn the save Tuesday against the Rays. Hendriks was tasked with protecting a 3-0 lead. He allowed the tying run to come the plate after allowing back-to-back singles, but he ultimately struck out the final two batters he faced to earn his 18th save. In addition, Hendriks has put together stellar ratios, maintaining a 2.15 ERA while recording 46 strikeouts across 29.1 innings.
Hendriks struck out one over a perfect ninth inning to earn the save in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Tigers. Hendriks got back on the save train after blowing an opportunity Thursday, registering his 17th. Aside from Thursday's kerfuffle, in which he allowed two runs in an inning, Hendriks has not allowed an earned run in 20 of his last 21 appearances.
Hendriks (3-1) allowed two runs on two hits and struck out one over one inning, picking up the win in a 5-4 extra-inning win over Detroit. Hendriks first attempted to close out the game amid a pouring rain, but the umpires halted the game after his first pitch. After a 49-miniute delay, Hendriks gave up a single to Miguel Cabrera then a game-tying, two-run home run to Daz Cameron. The runs put an end to the reliever's 14-game scoreless streak, and the blown save was his first since April 24. The White Sox went on to score a run in the 10th, giving Hendriks the win and setting up the save for Aaron Bummer.
Hendriks notched his 16th save of the season Thursday against the Blue Jays after posting a scoreless ninth inning, giving up one hit and striking out two. Hendriks had the task of closing things out with a three-run lead and while he allowed a one-out single to Joe Panik, the right-hander shut the door on a potential comeback after fanning Rowdy Tellez and Santiago Espinal on a back-to-back basis. Hendriks hasn't allowed an earned run since late April and has tossed 14 straight scoreless outings, as he's proven once again why he's one of the game's best late-inning relievers. He owns a stellar 1.71 ERA across 26.1 innings in 2021.
Hendriks struck out two batters in a perfect ninth inning to earn a save over Detroit on Sunday. Hendriks was his usual dominant self Sunday, converting his 11th straight save dating back to April 29. The 32-year-old righty is riding a 10.2-inning scoreless streak, lowering his season ERA to 1.85. He's 15 for 17 in save chances with a 40:3 K:BB.
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