Originally written June 15, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
After his 1-for-4 performance in the St. Louis Cardinals 13-7 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday, catcher Yadier Molina is now hitting a robust .352 on the season, which is currently tops in the National League. In fact, only the mighty Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers has a better batting average in all of baseball. Anytime Miguel Cabrera is the only name in front of you, you know you are a big deal. Molina’s constant stick at the plate does not look to be slowing down anytime soon, but will he be able to prolong his hot hitting long enough to win a NL batting title? The guys from The Cruddy Show discussed that very subject on Friday night’s show and the resounding response was yes, Molina can win a batting title. Winning a batting title is difficult to do from the catcher position as the defensive challenges require so much energy and effort. Catchers often wear down behind the plate. Last season, Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants won the batting title in the Nation...
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