The Chicago Cubs take on the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday evening with the line around -107 both sides. The total has shot up from 8.5 to 9.5.
PITCHING MATCHUP: Cubs RH Kyle Hendricks (1-3, 3.54 ERA) vs. Diamondbacks LH Robbie Ray (0-1, 3.95)
Hendricks has been trending in the right direction after a slow start, and is coming off his best performance of the season against Arizona on Friday. The 29-year-old struck out 11 and limited the Diamondbacks to three hits and two walks over seven scoreless innings. Hendricks is 3-1 with a 1.95 ERA in five starts against Arizona, including 2-0 with a 1.76 ERA in two outings at Chase Field.
Ray is winless in five starts despite allowing three runs…