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By Rob Rains, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- Kyle Kendrick came into Saturday night's start for the Philadelphia Phillies with an 0-4 record, a 5.23 ERA and the knowledge that he was facing the best offensive team in the National League. That's not a combination which would have prompted many to predict he would pitch the first shutout of his major-league career. The 27-year-old right-hander, making the 104th start of his career, blanked the Cardinals 4-0 on seven hits, striking out four and walking none in the second complete game of his career. He threw only 94 pitches, 70 for strikes. The Cardinals never threatened against Kendrick, having only one runner reach second base -- when Tyler Greene doubled with two outs in the sixth -- and failed to put two runners on base in any inning. Kendrick's only previous complete game was a 10-hit, 12-4 win at Pittsburgh on July 3, 2010. His only previous shutout in his professional career came in 2006, when he was pitc...
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My name is Kyle Kendrick, and I like to play.Hi, my name is Kyle Kendrick and I am a Major League pitcher. No, seriously, I am.Kendrick tossed his first complete game shut out for his career tonight as a guy who has never quite had a secure spot on this Phillies team. He was once a starter moved to the bullpen then pulled back into the rotation and, again, trotted back out to...
ST. LOUIS There was comfort in his command. There was something in the thick, sticky air at Busch Stadium that made Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Kyle Kendrick feel as if he could work with control.
Proof of his efficient seven-hit, four strikeout complete game the first of his career was seen when he walked toward his clubhouse stall following the Phillies' 4-0 victory...
Kyle Kendrick threw a seven-hitter for his first career shutout, winning his first game of the season and putting the Philadelphia Phillies on the verge of their first four-game sweep in St. Louis in 26 years with a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.
Shane Victorino's RBI double in the fourth was the only support Kendrick (1-4) needed and John Mayberry added a two-run double in...
Kyle Kendrick of the Philadelphia Phillies is an emergency option. How do the fill-ins for the Yankees match-up with the locals? The Apocalyptic Horsemen Stats are in my recent coverage linked below.
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I am alternating a game-day 2012 ERA For The NL East and a 2012 ERA For The MLB 5. See link section below. In each publication, the number...
ST. LOUIS -- Kyle Kendrick came into Saturday night's start for the Philadelphia Phillies with an 0-4 record, a 5.23 ERA and the knowledge that he was facing the best offensive team in the National League. That's not a combination which would have prompted many to predict he would pitch the first shutout of his major-league career. The 27-year-old right-hander, making...
It's all about Kyle Rodney Kendrick. Kyle pitched an absolute gem of a ball game tonight, shutting out the Cardinals in a complete game effort. By a show of hands, who guessed Kyle would have more wins by May 26th than Cliff Lee? If your hand is up, put it back down, you're a filthy liar.
The first run of the game would come in the fourth inning. Hunter Pence scored on a...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kyle Kendrick threw a seven-hitter for his first career shutout, winning his first game of the season and putting the Philadelphia Phillies on the verge of their first four-game sweep in St. Louis in 26 years with a 4-0 victory on Saturday night.
Shane Victorino's RBI double in the fourth was the only support Kendrick (1-4) needed and John Mayberry added a...
Philadelphia Phillies (24-23) at St Louis Cardinals (25-21)Kyle Kendrick (0-4, 5.23) vs. Jaime Garcia (3-2, 3.55)Time: 7:15, Busch Stadium TV: Fox Weather: Sunny, 94 Media: Twitter and FacebookIn the first two games of this series, the Phillies have looked like a team that is still very much feeling the sting that accompanied an early playoff exit when the Cardinals unexpectedly...
Final: Phillies 4, Cardinals 0.
WP: Kyle Kendrick (1-4) LP: Jaime Garcia (3-3)
For the first time in Kyle Kendrick's six-year career (104 total starts), he has thrown a complete-game shutout. He allowed just 7 hits, striking out 4 to go the distance Saturday night against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Out of the 32 total batters faced tonight, Kyle Kendrick's first pitch...
KK the starting pitcher is a completely different animal than KK the reliever. My partner in crime blogging, Corey, dreads every 5th day when Kyle Kendrick takes the mound, but maybe he should reconsider. In 6 starts this season, KK has a 3.25 ERA and 1.22 WHIP. Since rejoining the rotation following Vance Worley's bone-chipped elbow, he has made 3 starts with a 1.22 ERA...
Throwing only 94 pitches, Kyle Kendrick throws his first career complete game shutout, as the Phils take the four-game series from the Cards, defeating the world champs, 4-0.
The Phils took the lead in the fourth as, with one man on, and with one man out, Shane Victorino hits an RBI double, scoring Hunter Pence, who had started the inning off with a single, giving the Phils a 1...
“He had a chance to get a scholarship at Washington State to play quarterback.”
“Guess he thought about when things were not going so well.”
“I guess he doesn’t have to worry about it now.”
I love when national announcers have to kiss some Philadelphia butt.
That was Joe Buck and Tim McCarver talk about Kyle Kendrick.
Kendrick just pitched a complete game shutout of...
It would have been the first 4 game sweep of the Cardinals in St. Louis in close to 75 years. However, one day after Kyle Kendrick pitched possibly his greatest career outing, Roy Halladay was taken deep by Yadier Molina in the 1st inning of Sunday's 8-3 loss, who launched a two out grand slam. To make matters worse, Halladay left the game after the second complaining of shoulder...