Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks delivers in the first inning in a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in Cleveland.
The Cubs are 12-3 in their first season under manager David Ross, matching the club's start after 15 games in 1970.
Hendricks hadn't faced the Indians since Nov. 2, 2016, when he started the dramatic finale as the Cubs beat the Indians in extra innings to clinch their first Series title since 1908.
Indians: C Roberto Perez (shoulder) has been running and throwing at the team's alternate site in Lake County.
Indians: Following their second off day in four days, Cleveland opens a three-game series in Detroit on Friday.