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Source: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images North America The St. Louis Cardinals activated catcher Yadier Molina from the disabled list on Thursday. Molina has been out of action since July 30 with a knee sprain. He will start Thursday game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Cardinals figure to give Molina a tad more rest then others but his .330/.374/.479 line with eight home runs and 54 RBI provides a big improvement to the lineup. Currently the Cardinals and Reds are locked into the two NL Wild Card spots, with the Cardinals six games ahead of third place Arizona.

Molina chomping at the bit to make return - but rest will be key for remainder of season

ST. LOUIS -- Except for writing his name in the batting order, the Cardinals have given every indication that Yadier Molina's right knee has healed and he will return to the lineup Thursday afternoon. "Things look good right now," manager Mike Matheny said before Wednesday night's game against the Pirates. "I'm happy to be back tomorrow," said Molina...

Cardinals' Yadier Molina to have scheduled rest

Yadier Molina returned to the field on Thursday after sitting on the disabled list for 15 days while inflammation in his sprained right knee subsided, and according to Jenifer Langosch and Chad Thornburg of, manager Mike Matheny will give him more rest than usual down the stretch. He hasn't been in the lineup since July 30th. The Cardinals' plans for Molina is...

Cardinals expected to activate Yadier Molina, Shane Robinson

The St. Louis Cardinals are preparing to welcome back a pair of players to the 25-man roster today, as the team is expected to activate catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Shane Robinson from the disabled list, according to Jenifer Langosch of Molina and Robinson have been making progress leading up to today, the first day they are eligible to return from the DL. ...

Cardinals activate Molina and Robinson

ST. LOUIS -- Yadi's back. The St. Louis Cardinals announced Thursday that they have activated All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (right knee sprain) from the 15-day disabled list in time for this afternoon's game against Pittsburgh. Molina is the National League's second-ranked hitter at .330. His average includes a .383 mark with runners in scoring position. The Cardinals...

Preview: Lynn takes the bump as Cards seek series win over Buccos

After being stymied at the plate in their last contest, the St. Louis Cardinals should be eager to welcome one of the majors' top hitters back to the lineup. Expected to return from the disabled list, Yadier Molina tries to help the Cardinals move closer to the first-place Pittsburgh Pirates in Thursday's series finale at Busch Stadium. Out since July 30 with a sprained...

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Holliday believes he can help carry Cards down the stretch

ST. LOUIS -- When ranking the Cardinals' MVP candidates at the three-quarter mark of the season, you start -- and finish -- with Yadier Molina. But as obvious as Molina's value is to the Cardinals, the candidates for runner-up MVP aren't so easy to distinguish. Do you like Allen Craig's majors-best .461 batting average with runners in scoring position and team...

Cruz goes to DL with 'tiny microfracture' in left arm

ST. LOUIS -- As expected, the Cardinals returned All-Star catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Shane Robinson from the disabled list before Thursday afternoon's game against the Pirates. As expected, Jermaine Curtis was sent back to the minors to make room for Robinson. Not expected: Tony Cruz went to the disabled list. It turns out that Cruz, who started 11 of the 14 games...

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