3 Chicago Cubs players who could get moved at the deadline

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3. Kyle Hendricks

This one depends on Kyle Hendrick's health, as he is expected to begin the year on the injured list with a lingering shoulder problem that has carried over from last season. Like Happ, Hendricks is entering the last year of his contract with the Cubs, and he will likely be leaving the team soon one way or another. The man has done amazing things in a Cubs uniform, most notably his Herculean efforts in the 2016 season. But he is 33 years old and it does not look like the Cubs will re-sign or extend him any time soon.

This means he is a likely candidate to get moved this deadline, given he returns from his injury and pitches well enough. The Cubs starting rotation is already crowded without him, and they do not even have a true ace yet. While I have the utmost respect for his career as a Cub, it may be time to let some of the many talented arms in the Cubs minor league system to step in and take up the mantle.

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