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ST. LOUIS, Mo. MattCarpenter, Allen Craig, Carlos Beltran and Yadier Molina are in. So is AdamWainwright, with an asterisk. Don't rule out Edward Mujica, Shelby Miller,Lance Lynn or Trevor Rosenthal just yet, either.And there you go. With fiveplayers named to the National League All-Star team Saturday and a possibility anothercould be added, the Cardinals will be well represented in the July 16exhibition, uh, game at Citi Field."We're very proud of thisgroup and they will represent us very well," manager Mike Matheny said.Wainwright, voted in bythe players, will attend the festivities but not pitch inthe game after the club adjusted the rotation to give him two more starts beforethe break. Instead of starting Wednesday, as had been scheduled, Wainwrightwill go Tuesday against the Astros and then against the Cubs at Wrigley Fieldon July 14, the last day before the break. Both starts will be on regular rest.But because of a rulethat prohibits pitchers who start the S...
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ST. LOUIS Shortly before 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, a cluster of Cardinals fans walked down the sidewalk of South 8th Street toward Busch Stadium.
"Have you heard anything about Yadi?" a woman asked.
"Last I read, he was getting an MRI," said a second woman, whose red dress had a No. 4 and the name 'Molina' plastered across its back.
That was the end of...
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina believes a little rest is all he needs after an MRI exam on his right knee showed only inflammation. He's hopeful of being back in the lineup on Tuesday.
"Everything came back negative and that's a relief," Molina said Sunday. "A couple days and I'll be ready to go."
Molina, who topped NL vote-getters for...
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina did not play in Saturday's game against the Miami Marlins due to irritation in his right knee. The problem started Friday night. Initial reports are that the problem is not serious, but, as MLB.com's Jenifer Langosch reports, Molina left Busch Stadium before Saturday's game ended to get an MRI on his knee.
There is very good news for St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina: no structural damage in his right knee. Molina sat out Saturday's game and left the stadium early to get an MRI on his right knee due to irritation he felt starting Friday night. NBC Sports.com's Drew Silva reports that the results showed no structural damage -- just mild irritation that should go away...
Mike Matheny dropped a nuclear bombshell post Saturday's win against the Marlins: Yadier Molina was sent away for an MRI on his right knee.
He's only the top vote getter in the NL for the 2013 All-Star Game, leading the NL in batting average, the best defensive player on the team and probably all of baseball... NO BIGGIE.
Then yesterday came news that...
Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina was sent for medical tests for a knee injury and did not play Saturday against the Marlins, but before leaving told teammates he didn't believe it was anything serious.
Pitcher Adam Wainwright said Molina told him he'd probably be OK with a little rest and that the tests were ''purely precautionary.'' Molina has been among...
The St. Louis Cardinals are unsure whether Yadier Molina will be available Sunday as they try for their first three-game home sweep of the Miami Marlins in 13 years.
They could like their chances either way since starter Lance Lynn has won nine straight regular-season decisions at Busch Stadium although he pitched poorly earlier this year against Miami.
Lynn (10-3, 3.75 ERA) may...
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Edward Mujica had converted all 21 save chances he had this season prior to Thursday night. But the St. Louis Cardinals closer blew his first save of the season when he allowed the Los Angeles Angels to score three runs in the ninth for a 6-5 comeback win on July 4. Mujica allowed four hits [...]
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Bohemian Baseball presents the first half MLB all-defensive squad:
Catcher- Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
Molina has a .995 fielding percentage and has allowed only one passed ball in 683 innings–he’s not to shabby at blocking pitches in the dirt. His real value comes in controlling the running game, as he’s allowed just 16 stolen bases while...
After the Cardinals first walk-off win of the season earlier today, players for the 2013 All-Star game have been announced today during the MLB All-Star Game Selection Show on FOX.
The St. Louis Cardinals will be sending five players to the 2013 All Star Game in New York (Citi Field) to represent the National League, the most of any team in the National League. Catcher Yadier Molina...
For the first time in the last few weeks, the “Fab Five” has another team besides the St. Louis Cardinals occupying the number one spot in our rankings. Still a likely playoff contender, the Cardinals look to be headed for an intriguing battle to decide the National League Central division
Yadier Molina, St. Louis Cardinals
-Molina’s defense was the deciding factor in giving him the starting job. He consistently gets on base (.352 BA, .394 OBP), has a 151 wRC+, and leads all catchers with a 3.7 WAR. Molina has been setting the bar for all MLB catchers for the last several years.
Chris Davis, Baltimore Orioles
-Tough call here but Davis...
The success of the St. Louis Cardinals largely can be attributed to the contributions of Yadier Molina and Adam Wainwright, two of the team's five selections to the NL All-Star squad.
Molina could return to the lineup after receiving positive news regarding his injury, and Wainwright will start one day earlier than scheduled as St. Louis hosts the Houston Astros on Tuesday night...