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Trade Analysis: Villanueva, Hendricks to Cubs

Hendricks was an eighth-round pick

The Texas Rangers made a move for a starting pitcher just minutes before this year's non-waiver trade deadline, sending prospects Christian Villanueva and Kyle Hendricks to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Ryan Dempster. Lone Star Dugout takes an in-depth look at the deal.

The Deal: The Texas Rangers acquired RHP Ryan Dempster from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for RHP Kyle Hendricks and 3B Christian Villanueva. Rangers Acquire: Ryan Dempster, RHP Position: Pitcher Date of Birth: May 3, 1977 (35) Birthplace: Sechelt, BC Height: 6'2" Weight: 215 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 1995 – 3rd round by Rangers Texas acquired the 35-year-old... Recommended Stories

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