Yadier Molina RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cardinals Activate Carlos Martinez, Yadier Molina

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cardinals announced a series of roster moves today. In particular, the team has activated both ace Carlos Martinez and veteran backstop Yadier Molina from the disabled list. Additionally, the Cards have selected the contract of righty Preston Guilmet, who..." June 05

  • Cardinals Likely To Activate Carlos Martinez, Yadier Molina On Tuesday

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cardinals, 31-25 and firmly in the National League playoff hunt, are set to get back a couple of key reinforcements. Top starter Carlos Martinez and catcher Yadier Molina are on track to come off the disabled list Tuesday, per Joe Trezza of MLB.com. Martinez went on the DL on May..." June 03

  • Yadier Molina has resumed light workouts

    Hardball Talk "Yadier Molina needed emergency surgery to address a traumatic hematoma in his groin after getting struck by a foul tip in a painful place during a May 5 game against the Cubs. There was no recovery timetable given when he was placed on the disabled list because these situations are..." May 23

  • Cardinals buy ballistic cups from local fan after Molina’s injury

    Fox2now "Jeremiah Raber trusts in his product “Armored Nutshellz” so much that he tested it out on himself. In a video he posted on his company website, he’s shown in a forested area, standing by a tree, wearing an athletic cup with a target on it; then you here a gunfire and sure enough, the cup stopped..." May 10

  • Molina undergoes surgery, expected to be out for at least a month

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who underwent surgery Saturday night, will be out for at least a month. Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak confirmed to the Post-Dispatch this morning that Molina underwent surgery Saturday night. Molina is expected to be sidelined at..." May 06

  • Yadier Molina leaves game after taking foul ball off 102-mph heater off groin area

    Sporting News "If Yadier Molina has to leave a game, you know he's in some serious pain. The future hall-of-fame catcher took a foul ball off the bat of Kris Bryant to his groin area Saturday and was forced to exit in the ninth inning. What made matters even worse was the pitch came out of the hand of..." May 05

  • Johnny Bench congratulates Yadier Molina on surpassing him for innings caught

    Larry Brown Sports "If it feels like Yadier Molina has been catching forever, it’s because he pretty much has. Molina on Saturday surpassed Johnny Bench in career innings caught with 14,493.3, which places him 13th on the all-time list. The former Cincinnati Reds MVP sent his congratulations to the Cardinals..." April 15

  • Molina drops appeal, serves 1-game suspension

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina dropped his appeal of his one-game suspension stemming from an altercation with Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and sat out Wednesday's game against Milwaukee." April 11

  • Torey Lovullo, Yadier Molina each suspended one game for Sunday’s incident

    Hardball Talk "On Sunday, the Diamondbacks’ and Cardinals’ benches cleared after D-Backs manager Torey Lovullo and Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina got into it. Lovullo apparently used some unkind words to refer to Molina, which Molina did not appreciate. Molina, in his anger, pushed umpire Tim Timmons. Major..." April 10

  • Molina says Lovullo called him a 'motherf-----'

    The Score "Yadier Molina wants to let the world know what prompted his angry outburst toward Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo on Sunday. The longtime St. Louis Cardinals catcher said Lovullo called him "a bad word," and it's become clear what that word was. "(Lovullo) called me a motherf-----..." April 09

  • Pena's play, catching depth create competition for Kelly as Molina's backup

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "They can take the catcher out of the mask, retire his pads, and plant him in the dugout, and still old habits are hard to break. During his Gold Glove playing career, Cardinals manager Mike Matheny dropped and gave his team 20 or many more blocked balls during workouts because he felt the more..." March 19

  • Yadier Molina plans to retire after 2020 season

    Sportsnaut "The career of one of the decade’s best baseball players now has a definitive finish line. St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina announced on Monday that he’s planning on retiring after the 2020 season. That would take Molina through the end of his contract that will pay him $60 million over..." January 15