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Paul Sullivan: Kyle Hendricks, Cubs beat Diamondbacks on memorably windy afternoon at Wrigley Field

CHICAGO - Mark Grace used to say Wrigley Field was the biggest ballpark in baseball when the wind was blowing in and the smallest when the wind was blowing out.

Few ballparks have the ability to change so drastically from one day to the next, which is one reason why first thing Cubs pitchers do when they get to the ballpark is check the flags.

Kyle Hendricks managed to take advantage of a cold wind blowing in at 26 mph

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