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Darryl Kile
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'CAREER PATHS': July 2002



HOUSTON ASTROS 1991-97:  Kile broke into the big leagues in 1991 going 7-11.  He etched his name in the history books in '93 by pitching a no-hitter vs. the Mets in September.  Kile went 19-7  with a career best 2.57 ERA in 1997 and led Houston to the NL Playoffs.



COLORADO ROCKIES 1997-99:  Kile was rewarded for his '97 campaign with a lucrative free agent contract in Colorado.  He stuggled in 'The Mile High City' going 21-30 in two seasons.



ST. LOUIS CARDINALS 2000-02:  Kile was dealt to St. Louis in a seven player deal prior to the 2000 season.  He responded by becoming the first Cardinal to win 20 games in 15 years, going 20-9.  He finished 5th in the Cy Young voting following that season.  After going 16-11 in 2001, Kile began the '02 5-4 before passing away on June 22nd.  He won his last start on June 18th, which proppeled the Cards into first place.
Kile finished his career with a 128-115 record. He will be missed.


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