St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile died in his sleep unexpectedly 15 years ago Thursday in a Chicago hotel room, shocking a team fan base already mourning the loss of beloved Hall of Fame broadcaster Jack Buck earlier that week.
Fans are freaked out with the belief that Matt Adams is somehow doing a lot better with his new club than he did here. But is he? His batting average is four points higher with Atlanta than it was in St. Louis and his on-base percentage is nine points better.
Corey Knebel broke Aroldis Chapman's modern-era record for most consecutive games by a reliever with a strikeout at the season's start, fanning a batter for the 38th straight game and closing out the Milwaukee Brewers' 4-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.