Found May 27, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
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ST. LOUIS - Yadier Molina is generally recognized as the best defensive catcher in baseball, but it might be about time he started getting some attention for what he can do with the bat. Molina's first-inning grand slam off Roy Halladay sent the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday, salvaging the final game of their four-game series. It was the third career grand slam for Molina and his seventh homer of the , increasing his RBI total to 28. A fourth-inning single raised his batting average to .325, 20 points higher than the career-best .305 he hit a year ago, when he also posted career highs with 14 homers and 65 RBI while also winning his fourth consecutive Gold Glove. Molina had to leave the game while batting in the fifth inning, suffering from dehydration, the team said. Sunday's game began with a temperature of 90 degrees, and it got hotter during the day. Molina's homer, the fifth gran...
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