Hendriks was credited with the victory in the Athletics' ALDS Game 3 win over the Astros on Wednesday, allowing one hit and recording four strikeouts over three scoreless innings.
Hendriks earned the win and threw 26 of his 33 pitches for strikes. The 31-year-old recorded 14 saves during the regular season while posting an impressive 1.78 ERA and 0.67 WHIP. His impressive performance could not have come at a better time for an Oakland team that was trying to save off elimination.
Hendriks allowed one hit and struck out three without walking a batter in a scoreless ninth inning Thursday to convert the save during a Game 3 win over the White Sox.
The 31-year-old labored during Game 2 and needed 49 pitches to record five outs while surrendering two runs, yet he still managed to come back a day later to secure the series-clinching win for Oakland. Hendriks clearly remains manager Bob Melvin's most trusted bullpen arm after posting a 1.78 ERA, 0.67 WHIP and 37:3 K:BB over 25.1 innings this season.
Hendriks gave up two earned runs on four hits and one walk while striking out five in 1.2 innings Wednesday against the White Sox.
Manager Bob Melvin wanted Hendriks to get the final six outs of this pivotal Game 2, but he wasn't up to the task. He came in with a 5-1 lead and threw a season-high 49 pitches before Jake Diekman came on to get the final out. Thursday's Game 3 is a deciding game, but even so, Hendriks is probably unavailable after Wednesday's usage.
Hendriks (3-1) took the loss during Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Mariners after allowing three runs (two earned) on two hits with one strikeout and zero walks over 1.1 innings.
The right-hander delivered a clean seventh inning to help force extras, but he was unable to replicate that performance during the eighth and was tagged with his first loss of the season. Hendriks still boasts an impressive 1.78 ERA, 0.67 WHIP and 37:3 K:BB over 25.1 innings while going 14-for-15 in save opportunities this season.
Hendriks picked up the save against the Dodgers on Wednesday after tossing a perfect ninth inning that included one strikeout.
Hendriks was tasked with protecting a 6-4 lead in the ninth inning and did so with ease, retiring all three of his batters, including a strikeout of Cody Bellinger. The 31-year-old right-hander has been phenomenal this season, sporting a 1.17 ERA and 0.65 WHIP with 14 saves across 22 appearances.
Hendriks allowed one hit and had two strikeouts over 1.2 scoreless innings to earn the save in Wednesday's 3-1 win at Colorado.
The right-hander entered with one out in the eighth inning and the bases empty, and he secured the five-out save with minimal fanfare. Hendriks has a 1.23 ERA, 0.68 WHIP and 32:3 K:BB over 22 innings while converting 13 of 14 save opportunities.
Hendriks picked up the save in Thursday's 3-1 win over Houston, striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning. He did not allow a baserunner.
The right-hander has now tossed a scoreless frame three days in a row, picking up a pair of saves and a win along the way. Hendriks has a remarkable 30:3 K:BB to go along with a 1.33 ERA and a major-league leading 12 saves.
Hendriks (3-0) pitched a perfect ninth inning with two strikeouts and earned the win Wednesday versus the Astros.
Hendriks entered with the game tied at two, and he did his part to keep it that way. The Athletics then rallied for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth to make him a winner. The 31-year-old has a 1.40 ERA, 0.72 WHIP, 29:3 K:BB and 11 saves in 12 chances this season as one of the more stable closers in baseball.
Hendriks earned the save in Game 1 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Astros by allowing one hit and recording two strikeouts in a scoreless seventh inning.
The veteran right-hander surrendered a one-out single to Aledmys Diaz but otherwise made quick work of Houston, delivering 10 of his 13 pitches for strikes. Hendriks has converted 11 of 12 saves chances with a 1.47 ERA, 0.76 WHIP and 27:3 K:BB through 18.1 innings this season.
Hendriks struck out two in a perfect ninth inning against the Rangers on Wednesday en route to his 10th save of the season.
With that, Hendriks is back in sole possession of the MLB saves lead. The right-hander blew a save in his first appearance of the 2020 season, but he has been unbelievable since with only one run and six hits allowed in his last 15 appearances (15.1 innings), going 10-for-10 in save chances and earning two wins along the way.
Hendriks (2-0) pitched a scoreless 10th inning and did not allow a baserunner to earn the win Sunday against the Angels.
Hendriks was called upon to keep the game tied in extra innings. He made quick work of the Angels, retiring the side in order on just 11 pitches. The Athletics scored in the bottom of the inning to record the walk-off win, providing Hendriks with his second victory of the season. He's been strong throughout the campaign, racking up a 21:3 K:BB with a 1.17 ERA and nine saves across 15.1 innings.
Hendriks locked down the save against the Angels on Friday after allowing one hit and striking out one in a scoreless ninth inning.
With a two-run lead in the ninth, Hendriks worked around a leadoff single to Anthony Rendon to finish off the win for the A's. The 31-year-old now leads the majors with nine saves on the season to go with a sparkling 1.26 ERA and 0.77 WHIP across 14 appearances.
Hendriks earned his eighth save of the season Wednesday against the Diamondbacks after pitching a scoreless ninth, striking out one.
Hendriks has gone 8-for-8 in save opportunities after blowing his first chance of the season, and he has also recorded four straight appearances without allowing a run or a hit. The 31-year-old right-hander is sporting a 0.90 ERA with 15 strikeouts across 10 innings in 10 appearances this month.
Hendriks picked up the save against the Giants on Saturday, pitching a scoreless ninth inning and walking one.
Hendriks threw eight of his 12 pitches for strikes, though all four of his balls went to one batter -- Alex Dickerson -- for the closer's third walk of the campaign. The right-hander is tied for the MLB lead with seven saves on the campaign and has posted a stellar 1.59 ERA, 0.88 WHIP and 17:3 K:BB through 11 appearances this season. Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle also reports the right-hander encouragingly reached 98 mph with his fastball during the appearance after typically topping out in the mid-90s in his earlier outings this season.
Hendriks earned his sixth save of the season in Friday's game against the Giants, pitching a scoreless inning while striking out the side.
Hendriks came out firing in the bottom of the 10th, as he struck out the side and only needed 13 pitches -- 10 strikes -- to get the job done. This was Hendriks' sixth save in seven opportunities, and he has allowed runs in just two of his 10 appearances out of the bullpen, posting a 14.8 K/9 in 10.1 innings in 2020.
Henriks recorded the save Saturday against the Astros after allowing one run on two hits during the ninth inning. He had one strikeout and zero walks.
Kyle Tucker hit a leadoff double and came around to score, but Hendriks was otherwise able to close things out versus Houston. The right-hander has converted five of six save opportunities and carries a 2.16 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 12:2 K:BB through 8.1 innings.
Hendriks fired a scoreless ninth inning in an extra-innings win over the Astros on Friday, allowing one hit and no walks while recording two strikeouts.
The closer filled a different role Friday, as he was asked to preserve a 2-2 tie in the ninth. Hendriks succeeded with relatively minimal trouble, needing just 10 pitches, nine which he threw for strikes, with swinging strikeouts of Yuli Gurriel and Carlos Correa to open the frame. The 31-year-old has not been scored on in six straight appearances after allowing a game-tying home run to Jason Castro on Opening Night against the Angels.
Hendriks allowed one hit and struck out one in a scoreless inning to earn the save Thursday against the Rangers.
Hendriks was called upon to protect a two-run lead in the ninth inning. After allowing a single to Shin-Soo Choo to lead off the frame, he quickly rebounded to slam the door shut via a strikeout and double play to earn his fourth save. Hendriks has pitched well to open the campaign, striking out nine across 6.1 innings and allowing just one earned run. He's among the most secure options for saves around the league.
Hendriks (1-0) pitched a perfect ninth inning, striking out one and earning the win Tuesday versus the Rangers.
Manager Bob Melvin called on Hendriks with the game tied at one after eight innings. Hendriks did his part, and a walk-off grand slam from Stephen Piscotty gave the reliever his first win of the year. Through 4.1 innings, the right-handed Hendriks has a 1.69 ERA and 0.94 WHIP with eight strikeouts.
Hendriks allowed one hit and struck out three in a scoreless inning of work for the save in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Mariners.
Hendriks struck out Evan White leading off the frame before Shed Long got aboard with a single. Hendriks then retired Kyle Seager in an 11-pitch at-bat and whiffed Austin Nola to complete the outing. The 31-year-old Hendriks is now 3-for-4 in save chances after a rough first outing.
|Last 7 Games|
|10/07||@ HOU||W 9-7||1||0||0||3.0||1||0||0||4|
|10/01||vs CHW||W 6-4||0||0||1||1.0||1||0||0||3|
|09/30||vs CHW||W 5-3||0||0||0||1.2||4||2||1||5|
|09/26||vs SEA||L 1-5||0||1||0||1.1||2||2||0||1|
|09/23||@ LAD||W 6-4||0||0||1||1.0||0||0||0||1|
|09/16||@ COL||W 3-1||0||0||1||1.2||1||0||0||2|
|09/10||vs HOU||W 3-1||0||0||1||1.0||0||0||0||1|
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|Minor League Pitching Stats|
|2010||AFA-Fort Myers Miracle||74.0||13||12||1||6||3||0||66||8||63||1.95||0.960|
|2011||AAA-Rochester Red Wings||49.0||9||9||0||4||4||0||30||3||52||4.59||1.122|
|2011||AA-New Britain Rock Cat||90.0||16||15||2||8||2||0||81||18||85||2.70||1.144|
|2012||AAA-Rochester Red Wings||106.1||16||16||1||9||3||0||82||28||76||2.21||0.980|
|2013||AAA-Rochester Red Wings||98.1||16||16||1||4||8||0||62||15||115||4.68||1.325|
|2014||AAA-Omaha Storm Chasers||35.0||5||5||0||4||1||0||35||6||33||2.83||1.114|