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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - June 24, 2002, Brandon, Manitoba B2 BRANPOfl Jtme tiy to cany on without Kile Autopsy indicates blocked artery caused pitchers sudden death BY NANCY ARMOUR Associated Press CHICAGO Jim Edmonds leaned against a wall for his eyes red and Darryl Kiles 57 written on both his cap and the thick tape cov ering his right As he listened to Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa and teammate Woody Williams talk about he looked upward with a vacant as if he still couldnt believe the pitcher was dead at just There isnt anything you go through that gets you ready for what happened here La Russa said yesterday before the Cardinals lost 83 to the Chicago Cubs in a National League baseball And I hope nobody for years and years and years in any sport has to go through You go through it in private life and its really added La who lost his father two months But when you do it like we do one of the its a different But one the Cardinals have no choice but to Kile was found dead in his hotel room bed Saturday afternoon after teammates became concerned when he didnt show up to Wrigley An autopsy done Sunday showed he likely died from a blocked coronary said Edmund the Cook County medical Kile had 80to90 per cent narrow ing of two of the three branches of the coronary Donoghue ASSOCIATED PRESS Griefstricken members of the Louis Cardinals hang their heads during a moment of silence observed at Wrigley Field In Chicago For the the best way to move on was to play last nights game a game Kile was supposed to Though there was some talk of post poning the game out of respect for the Cardinals voted unanimously to play in his His agreed when she met with the Cardinals after a 30minute memorial service at the team hotel Sunday A fierce Kile spent almost 12 years in the majors without ever going on the disabled Basically she said she thought that Darryl would want them to And that certainly helped reinforce what their decision said Walt the Cardinals general I think hopefully our guys will rally the way Darryl would want them to and make the most of he But it will be And no one will mistake this for a regular game in the middle of There was a moment of silence before the and all of the Cubs and Cardinals stood in front of their heads The Cardinals wore black patches with 57 on their left and two of Kiles jerseys hung on either side of the dugout door leading into the The flag at Wrigley Field was at and die colourful pennants of the NL teams that usually fly above the Scoreboard were taken Flags on the leftand rightfield foul poles that usually carry the names of Billy Williams and Ernie Banks were taken down and replaced with flags of each hung at half Kiles name and 57 were on the marquee outside Wrigley Field for the entire and the only thing on the parks electronic message board was a bright yellow There was no music at the park except for the national Even the traditional singing of Take Me Out to the Ball Game was replaced by a mournful organ version of the All the support and all the love that weve seen from the Cubs organization as well as baseball has been overwhelm Woody Williams eyes Its such a great loss losing a man and a husband and a father like we Darryl was something very someone who will be truly missed and not forgotten When Fernando Vina led off the game with a he pointed skyward as he returned to the Cubs catcher Joe Girardi patted Edmonds shoulder when he came up to And instead of Sammy Sosas trade mark sprint to right field at the start of the he jogged slowly to the out He gave fans a subdued chest Its something nobody thought could especially a healthy a great He was a Sosa said before the I had some trou ble going to sleep last thinking about Even fans put aside the strong emo tions that usually accompany a CardinalsCubs Many in the crowd were dressed in Cardinal and when the pitchers went out to stretch before the fans standing along the rightfield line gave them a standing The entire Cardinal still mourning the loss of longtime announc er Jack Buck last got a standing ovation as they left the field after batting The word fraternity has been brought up a lot to us in the last couple of Its something very Edmonds I know my team would just like to thank everybody thats in it for understanding what were going through and understanding what the family is going LOCAL ROUNDUP Winnipeggers win Wheat City tourney Doug DeVriendt and Kyla McNicol of Winnipeg were the singles champions at the first annual Wheat City Hard Court Tennis Championships held over the week DeVriendt defeated Jon Causon of Winnipeg 60 in the mens final yesterday at the Wheat City Tennis In the womens final McNicol topped Brandons Jocelyn Funk DeVriendt also teamed with Evan Mancer of Winnipeg to win the mens doubles title 62 over Causon and Geoff Kirbyson of In the mixed doubles final McNicol and Sean Lacap claimed the championship with a 63 victory over Sybil Weekes of Brandon and Tony Weekes of The womens doubles final was won by Tara and Lisa Graham of who defeated Sybil Weekes and Terry Gibson of Brandon Lacap won the consolation side in mens downing Stephen Engelbrecht of Brandon t Alan Luhowy drove in five runs to lead Huggys Young Guns to a 176 victory over the Melita Beavers as the Houstons Senior B and Southwest baseball leagues held a tripleheader yesterday at Kinsmen Luhowy was 2for4 including a tbreerun homer for the Young George McNeil went dri ving in two runs and scoring four for Melita starting pitcher Evan Holden lasted just one giving up four runs and three hits for the He fared better at the hitting a tworun home Jesse Sinclair pitched 4 innings for the He didnt allow a but walked six batters and allowed three runs while striking out In another game at Kinsmen Stadium Ryan Sinclair scored three runs to lead the Maple Leaf Titans to a 98 victory over Houston Sinclair hit two doubles in three at bats for the Cory Cote pitched three innings for the He have up two walked six Hitmen and allowed three Cote also struck out three Hitmen reliever Ian Chester took Lunch Special STEAK SANDWICH Wtth all tto MmnUnfJ to frlv n to 4 the pitching the seventh inning and giving up a run on three hits and a He had one Len MacDonald went 4for4 at the plate for the In the other game yesterday the Titans played to a 77 tie with STRATHCLAIR The Birtle Storm topped the Brandon Cyclone 4 1 yesterday in the Westman Womens Soccer Virginia Laura Caitlin Pringle and Jaime Lee scored for the Michelle Snyder replied for the Sun White opts to join Bisons CONTINUED FROM Bl Erin White of an honours student who was to attend Francis Xavier on a volleyball has opted instead for the Manitoba Bisons program The Dauphin Kings of tbe MJHL apparently trad ed Brandon Wheat Kings prospect Mitch Carefopt to tbe BCJHLs Salmon Arm Silverbacks a few days although it remains to be seen how they get around a recent CHA ruling prohibiting such interprovin cial The Central Hockey League team formerly known as the Rattlers has changed its name to the Amarillo Kinda and very marketable Most colourful names in World Cup midfielders Papa Rouba Diop of Senegal and Slim Ben Acfaew of Tunisia With the prospects of Grand Slam golf history bejng it should hardly be sudsing that the PGA Chajopionship steted for August at Hazeltine in nearby is sold 1212 iBthSiieet 7261200 Taurus Golf Fitting iytttm Taurus Golf Braecwt Drive 7286W7 Monday itew 5pm Mickelson defends title at Greater Hartford Open ASSOCIATED PRESS Phil Mickelson wears a look of relief after sticking his shot close to the pin on BY JOHN NICHOLSON Associated Press Phil Mickelson had good reason to feel com fortable standing over a 108yard sand wedge shot on the 18th hole late yester day afternoon in the PGA Tours Greater Hartford The lefthander simply thought back to the seventh where three hours earlier he drew screams of Tiger who by holing out for eagle from the same dis Same shot as I had on Mickelson said after following a 342yard drive with the sand wedge approach to five feet to set up his winning I had to take about 10 yards off with the sand wedge because it was a little down He became the first player to success fully defend his tide in the 51year histo ry of the shooting a 6under 64 for a 14under 266 total and a onestroke vic tory over Davis Love HI and Jonathan To be the first one to win it twice is something very but theres noth ing greater than the feeling walking up 18 and feeling the support from the Mickelson said of die fans ringing the amphitheater hole on the TPC at River He overcame a fivestroke deficit in the final matching the largest comeback of the year on the PGA Tour after a sloppy Saturday finish that saw him drop three strokes on the final three holes for a I fully expected to be in a said who earned for his 21st tour If you give Davis and Jonathan that 18th hole theyre going to make birdie seven times out of Glen Hnatiuk of Selkirk shot a final round 72 to finish in a tie for 39th at earning second last week in the was on the putting green with wife Amy and their two young daughters when Kaye pushed a 13foot birdie try to the right on the par4 18th Longshot pulls off huge upset TORONTO T Js Lucky an 801 pulled off a huge upset win in the 143rd running of the Queens Plate thoroughbred race at Woodbine Racetrack on a breezy yesterday T Js Lucky who was among the leaders for most of the pulled away with Forever Grand in the deep T Js Lucky Moon held off a spirited charge by Anglian who caught Forever Grand for T Js Lucky Moon claimed the opening jewel of Canadian thoroughbred Triple Crown before an estimated The weather at race time was 32 C in humid conditions with a stiff 35 wind blowing into the faces of the horses and jockeys as they made their way down the final T Js Lucky Moon won the 1 race on a fast track in With the T Js Lucky Moon earned owner Molinaro Stables the top prize in the race for three yearolds foaled in Thirteen horses went to the gate Sunday after Bravely was scratched earlier in the day because of an a 301 morningline was slated to start from Post Among those in attendance Sunday were Prince and Princess Michael of Prince Michael of Kent is the grandson of King George IV and the cousin of Queen Tigers planned to walk Castillo MIAMI The Detroit Tigers werent going to give Luis Castillo another chance to extend his 35game hitting Castillo went Ofor4 and was left on deck when the Florida Marlins finished off a ninthinning rally to beat the Tigers 54 in an interleague baseball game Saturday Disheartened by the end of the Castillo had a blank stare on his face as his teammates celebrated the He might be relieved to know that a fifth plate appearance would nt have changed Detroit manager Luis Pujols said yesterday that he and bench coach Felipe Alou had agreed to intentionally walk Castillo and take their chances against Eric Felipe and I said we were going to look bad in our coun but we had to walk said who like 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