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In what will be the final baseball podcast of the 2012 season, host Brett Talley (@TheRealTAL) is joined by fellow Fix contributor, Scott Barzilla (@sbarzilla). Brett and Scott talk catcher replacements for Yadier Molina and Salvador Perez, the potential September call ups with the most value, guys about to come off the DL, and the state of the Astros including Jonathan Villar, Jarred Cosart and Jose Cisnero. Check back next week for a football podcast.
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It remains to be determined whether or not St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina will be able to come off the disabled list when he's eligible, Aug. 15. Still, the backstop told reporters -- including Jenifer Langosch of MLB.com -- that he's pleased with the improvement he's already made.
Molina's knee injury forced him to exit a game a week ago. The right...
When the Cardinals had to place catcher Yadier Molina on the DL, they were losing a potential MVP candidate and replacing him for 15-days isn't easy. He's a presence in the lineup that will make every team nervous when he comes to the plate.
The Cardinals have received 'encouraging reports' on catcher Yadier Molina's knee injury, according to Cardinals manager...
Kansas City Royals' catcher Salvador Perez, who suffered a low-grade concussion on Saturday night, was placed on the seven-day concussion list.
As reported by Dick Kaegel of MLB.com,
"Perez took a shot in the mask from a foul ball in the 12th and last
inning of the Royals' 4-3 win on Saturday. He finished the game but had a
headache and was taken to a hospital...
NEW YORK (AP) All-Star catcher Salvador Perez, who was struck in the mask by a foul ball in the Kansas City Royals' win over the New York Mets on Saturday, is going on the seven-day concussion disabled list.
Perez came on for defense and was injured in the 12th inning. He finished the game but was sent to the hospital for tests because of a headache. The Royals recalled catcher...
The scene at Citi Field during the 12th inning of the Kansas City Royals 4-3 victory over the New York Mets on Saturday night, was anything but enjoyable for catcher Salvador Perez. As a foul tip ricocheted off the mask from the bat of Justin Turner, Perez was left with yet another in a series of recent blows to his head and jaw in the past few weeks.
Despite staying in for the...
St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has taken plenty of criticism in the past week for possibly playing catcher Yadier Molina so much that he eventually succumbed to a knee injury and a trip to the disabled list Tuesday, but Matheny made an equally smart move by resting one of the team’s other top players.
Right-handed rookie starting pitcher Shelby Miller won the fifth...