Yadier Molina RUMORS & NEWS

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Molina not scheduled to take batting practice today, but #stlcards haven't ruled out his availability as a defensive replacement in Game 3.

  • Yadier Molina will receive fine, but no ban, for umpire shove in Game 1

    CBSSports.com "Cardinals star catch Yadier Molina will be fined substantially but not suspended for the incident in Game 1 where he briefly shoved umpire Jerry Meals during a dustup in Game 1, sources said. The exact amount of the fine isn't known, but it was said to be an amount that isn't insignificant, one..." October 07

  • Cards' Molina confident that he's 'ready to go'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When Class AA starter and third-round pick Mike Mayers returned to the mound with two outs in the sixth inning Wednesday night, he found catcher Yadier Molina waiting for him. The big-league vet, considered by many the finest at his position in the majors, was there to give Mayers a quick breather..." August 29

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Matheny did not rule out a Friday return for Yadier Molina, who will catch five innings for Double-A Springfield today. #stlcards

  • Yadier Molina to begin rehab assignment Wednesday

    Hardball Talk "Yadier Molina took a round of batting practice on Tuesday night at Double-A Springfield and has been cleared to catch five or six innings there Wednesday in his first minor league rehab game. This according to Kary Booher of the Springfield News-Leader. “My thumb feels great,” Molina told..." August 27

  • Molina's cast removed; Wacha still throwing

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who had thumb surgery the Friday before the All-Star break, had his cast removed this past week. Molina has been outfitted with several splints, manager Mike Matheny said, and one of them allows for increased movement. Once Molina is able to begin increased..." August 11

  • Yadier Molina to miss 8-12 weeks with torn thumb ligament

    CBSSports.com "Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has a torn ligament in his right thumb and will miss 8-12 weeks following surgery, the team announced. Molina exited Wednesday's game with the injury after sliding into third base, though it was a foot-first slide. Molina, 31, is one of the most durable catchers..." July 11

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    Jim Hayes @TheCatOnFox

    Yadi getting MRI on his thumb. Know more tomorrow.--per Matheny. #STLCards

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Yadier Molina out of the lineup for a second straight mental day off; Kolten Wong also sitting but expects to return Tuesday. #stlcards

  • Cardinals salvage a win on Molina's hit

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Two innings after the Cardinals lost their lead when a ball skipped between his legs, catcher Yadier Molina threaded a hit through two Cubs to get it back and rescue his teammates from a wasted weekend in Wrigleyville. Down to his final strike and the Cardinals’ final out in the ninth inning,..." May 05

  • Yadi rules as Cardinals win opener

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When the remainder of his teammates made their way from the dugout to the clubhouse after Monday’s season opener, Adam Wainwright was there to shake hands, exchange congratulations and hear one teammate’s version of the final score. “Yadi wins,” someone, possibly quipster Matt Holliday,..." April 01

  • Cards to reduce spring workload for Molina

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals intend to begin a plan to reduce the workload on catcher Yadier Molina by having his Grapefruit League debut pushed back later than other veterans. When the Cardinals open exhibition play Friday against Miami, Molina won’t be in the lineup and it could be several games before he..." February 25

  • MLB announces 2013 Silver Slugger winners

    MLB.com "All year long, they went deep and they found the gaps, and baseball's best batsmen of 2013 connected one more time on Wednesday night, collecting The Silver Slugger Awards for their offensive performances this season. With the Yankees' Robinson Cano picking up a fourth consecutive silver bat..." November 07

  • Cardinals’ young flamethrowers wearing out Molina’s glove

    New York Post "Big power arms. Broken gloves. That’s the only way to beat the Red Sox. All you need to know about those St. Louis power arms is this conversation with the Cardinals’ catching genius, Yadier Molina: When Molina was asked Friday at Busch Stadium if his hand hurts from catching the Cards’..." October 26

  • Yadi's guidance invaluable to Wacha, young arms

    MLB.com "The Cardinals' rookie pitchers have drawn much of the spotlight this season earning acclaim for their poise and effectiveness on the mound in big situations. But they're always quick to divert any praise to the All-Star catcher working behind the plate. "It's unbelievable working with [Yadier..." October 08

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Yadier Molina is back and in #STLCards lineup tonight.

  • Molina brothers absent due to mother's surgery

    MLB.com "Catcher Yadier Molina and brother Bengie the Cardinals' assistant hitting coach were absent from Busch Stadium on Wednesday as their mother Gladys was recovering from a surgical procedure she underwent at an area hospital. Manager Mike Matheny described the situation only as a "family personal..." September 12

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    Jenifer Langosch @LangoschMLB

    Yadier Molina not with #STLCards today due to family situation. No further details provided by club.

  • Kelly, Molina spark Cards to 4-0 win over Cubs

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Cardinals have won eight games (out of 23) since July 25. Joe Kelly has won three and started another Cardinals victory in that streak. Yadier Molina has caught two games since coming of the disabled after suffering a right knee sprain. The Cardinals have won both. You may draw your own..." August 18

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    St. Louis Cardinals @Cardinals

    #STLCards activate Yadier Molina (right knee sprain) and Shane Robinson (right shoulder strain) from the 15-day disabled list.

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    Ryan Boyer @RyanPBoyer

    Cards GM John Mozeliak just said on @FSMidwest pre-game that he's "very optimistic" Yadier Molina will be activated when eligible (Aug. 15).

  • Cardinals place Yadier Molina on 15-day disabled list

    CBSSports.com "As expected the Cardinals have placed catcher Yadier Molina on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain. the club announced Wednesday afternoon. Outfielder Shane Robinson was also placed on the DL with a right shoulder strain while outfielder Adron Chambers and first baseman/outfielder..." July 31

  • Yadier Molina headed to DL with knee injury

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "If there is something far worse than plummeting out of first place losing a sixth consecutive game and dropping a doubleheader to their chief challenger the Cardinals found it in the rubble of a calamitous day at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park. Catcher Yadier Molina the cornerstone of the club left..." July 31

  • Cardinals' Yadier Molina has MRI

    CBSSports.com "Cardinals catcher and NL All-Star starter Yadier Molina didn't play in Saturday's win over the Marlins. Instead, he underwent an MRI on his irritated right knee. According to the AP, Molina told Adam Wainwright that the tests were "purely precautionary." Molina initially tweaked the knee on..." July 06

  • Molina more confident in hitting routine

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "“Ridiculous.” As the Cardinals readied for Thursday’s series finale against the Chicago Cubs, left fielder Matt Holliday clung to his one-word description for what he had seen Yadier Molina do the previous night. Thinking along with Cubs starting pitcher Edwin Jackson, Molina calculated that..." June 21

  • Matheny rests Holliday, Molina, Kozma

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Matt Holliday is a .458 hitter against Miami’s Ricky Nolasco, but with the Cardinals in a run of playing 13 straight days, Holliday will be one of three regulars rested today for the series finale with the Marlins. Catcher Yadier Molina, who had started behind the plate for all but five games,..." June 16

  • Molina’s success long in making

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When Yadier Molina still was a teenager, his father, Benjamin, placed him on an amateur team in Puerto Rico that pitted his youngest son against men 10 years older and 10 years more mature and forced him to find a way to make sure they weren’t also 10 years better. The team was the Hatillo..." June 09

  • Yadier Molina suspended for one game, appeals and will play Monday

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "With Cards catcher Yadier Molina appealing his one-game suspension from Major League Baseball for making contact with an umpire on Sunday, he's in the starting lineup for the start of the four-game series with the Diamondbacks. Lance Lynn (7-1, 2.91) goes for the Cards against Trevor Cahill (3-5,..." June 03

  • Molina learning to pace himself

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "It’s a subtle change in how he plays the game behind the plate that has allowed Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina to remain in the game, game after game, this season. Molina has missed only one game of the Cardinals’ 31 this season, and with two off days this week there isn’t an obvious break..." May 06

  • Molina: 'Carp made my job easy'

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Deep into the game that may come to define his time with the Cardinals, Chris Carpenter faced Ryan Howard and fell behind the Philadelphia Phillies slugger, three balls to no strikes. The Cardinals led the deciding Game 5 of the National League division series, 1-0, and catcher Yadier Molina..." February 07