May 18: Cardinals at Phillies St. Louis righthander Darryl Kile (6-1 with a 4.54 ERA through Sunday) no doubt has the date circled in red—he gets to face his favorite opponent in his favorite ballpark. In 21 career appearances (including 20 starts) against Philadelphia, Kile, who beat the Phillies on April 30, is 14-3 with a 3.05 ERA. Against everyone else he's 84-93, and his ERA is 4.44. Perhaps he thrives on pregame cheese steaks as well: He has won eight of his nine career starts at the Vet.
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