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MLB network to air Darryl Kile documentary tonight


DK was one of my favorite Rockies when I was a kid. Hard to believe it's been 10 years since he died. The Life and Death of Darryl Kile will be on MLB Network tonight at 7 p.m. MT. Sounds like it will focus mainly on the Astros and Cardinals, but we'll see plenty of Joe Girardi and Dave Veres. I'm hoping Larry Walker or Mike Hampton will appear as well.

Ervin Santana's Feat Echoes Darryl Kile's Greatest Astros Moment


Before Ervin Santana, Darryl KIle was the last man to throw a non-shutout no hitter back in 1993 for the Houston Astros.

Schumaker earns 2009 DK Award


Plenty more awards that night, of course. The Astros also present this annual award. Another choice quote: "If I started to write a speech about Skip, I'd probably still be writing," Wainwright said. "Because the dude is first-rate." [P-D coverage] "The Darryl Kile Award is presented annually to the St. Louis Cardinals and Houston Astros player who best exemplifies Kile's traits of 'a good teammate, a great friend, a fine father and a humble man.'" 2002 - (none, in honor of Darryl Kile) 2003 - Mike Matheny 2004 - Woody Williams 2005 - Cal Eldred 2006 - Chris Carpenter 2007 - Russ Springer 2008 - Adam Wainwright 2009 - Skip Schumaker

6/22/2002 - Kile dies in his sleep

(Joe Girardi. Photo via Cincinnati Enquirer) On a Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field, the Cubs and Cardinals were in an unexpected delay. 20 minutes had passed and the game had yet to begin. Cubs...

1-2-3, count with me . . .


welcome back, walter jocketty. the guys at SB Nation brother site Red Reporter asked my opinion of their team’s new gm over the weekend, and i gave ‘em some thoughts; read all about it. and au...

play ball, take 2


well, jeff francis was pleased w/ the rainout anyway. troy tulowitzki was happy too. he tells the rocky mtn news he was initially frustrated when schumaker robbed him of extra bases in the first...

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