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.
The St. Louis Cardinals placed second baseman Kolten Wong on the 10-day disabled list Thursday, less than 24 hours after he left a game against the Milwaukee Brewers with tightness in his right forearm.
Former St. Louis Cardinals manager and metro-east native Whitey Herzog is the winner of three National League Pennants, one World Series title, a baseball Hall of Famer and, now, is the centerpiece of a “fan engagement campaign.”