Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Kendrick, left, is congratulated by Brian Schneider after throwing a complete baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Saturday, May 26, 2012, in St. Louis. The Phillies won 4-0. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 26, 2012 9:09:57 PM PDT
R.B. FALLSTROM AP Sports Writer
ST. LOUIS - May 26, 2012 --
Kyle Kendrick's first win of the year was almost worth the wait.