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St. Louis Cardinals fans can breathe a sigh of relief. While the Cardinals were out at the deadline looking at a possible deal for another back-up catcher, Yadier Molina was getting some good news. He does not have any structural damage in his knee, so he could come off the DL as soon as he is eligible.
Per Matheny: MRI on Yadier Molina right knee showed inflammation/swelling but no structural damage. Team optimistic DL stint may be minimal.
— Jenifer Langosch (@LangoschMLB) July 31, 2013
The Cardinals were reportedly looking at the Chicago Cubs' Dioner Navarro. However, as the deadline came and went, the team remained quiet. It's fortunate, because the Cardinals have a good amount of depth at catcher and if Molina can come back soon, there would have been no reason to make a deal.
Molina went on the DL yesterday thanks to a sprained right knee. He has inflammation, but there was a concern that he could have ligament damage. Fortunately, that's not the case for the All-Star catcher. Molina's season has propelled him into a discussion for NL MVP. He likely won't win, especially with the injury, but it's impressive that he has even had his name mentioned.
This season, Molina is hitting .330/.374/.479. He made his fifth-straight All-Star Game this season and is likely going to win his sixth-straight Gold Glove behind the plate. Molina is probably the most important part of the Cardinals lineup and a big reason why they have performed so well all season. However, they trail the Pittsburgh Pirates by 2.5 games in the NL Central now. It was about as bad a time for Molina to hit the DL as possible.
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In a huge blow to the St. Louis Cardinals defense and offense, the club has placed Yadier Molina on the 15-day DL. Molina was lifted in the fourth inning of last night's loss because of a knee injury. He was later placed on the 15-day DL and will undergo an MRI. Not good.
Jennifer Langosch of MLB.com says Molina will fly to St. Louis today to get an MRI on his right...
If there is something far worse than plummeting out of first place losing a sixth consecutive game and dropping a doubleheader to their chief challenger the Cardinals found it in the rubble of a calamitous day at Pittsburgh’s PNC Park.
Catcher Yadier Molina the cornerstone of the club left Tuesday’s night game with a right knee injury that will put him on the disabled list today...
Tony Cruz (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)
When the St. Louis Cardinals dropped both games of a doubleheader and the division lead to the Pirates Tuesday, it was not the worst thing that happened to the club that day. The most troubling problem was when Cards catcher Yadier Molina’s sprained knee flared up and he left the game, ending up on the 15-day disabled list. While the Cardinals...
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina left Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a strained right knee.
Molina started the second game of the doubleheader and played three innings before being replaced by Rob Johnson. The All-Star starter went 0 for 2 and also had a passed ball defensively that allowed Pittsburgh's Jose Tabata to score from third....
The St. Louis Cardinals have placed catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Adron Chambers and utility player Brock Peterson from Triple-A Memphis.
Molina has been dealing with a right knee sprain for more than a month. He left a 6-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night after the third inning and flew to...
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ST. LOUIS -- Remember those old home appliance commercials where the repairman never had anything to do? Tony Cruz, the backup to Yadier Molina, can relate.
In his third big league season, Cruz never started more than two consecutive games, and that was earlier this month when Molina's knee woes first surfaced.
Well, Cruz is about to get a chance to play regularly for at...
PITTSBURGH (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have placed catcher Yadier Molina and outfielder Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Adron Chambers and utility player Brock Peterson from Triple-A Memphis.
Molina has been dealing with a right knee sprain for more than a month. He left a 6-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night after the third inning...
The St. Louis Cardinals have placed catcher Yadier Molina on the disabled list with a sprained knee, and the injury may be more serious than the Cardinals had originally thought. FOX Sports.com's Ken Rosenthal tweeted Wednesday morning that the Cardinals may now need to find a catcher to fill in for more than a 15-day stint.
Conflicting info on #STLCards’ plans: Told now...
The trade deadline has passed and the Cardinals didn't make any moves. Not surprising, given the Cards current standing and the high asking price for the pieces the team was looking at.
There was a little bit of a flurry just before the deadline as the Cardinals tried to acquire Dioner Navarro from the Cubs to provide the team with a little more catching depth with Yadier...
ST. LOUIS -- Forget the good news. For the Cardinals Tuesday, there was only bad news and worse news.
First, the worst: Yadier Molina had to exit with what the club called a right knee sprain. Yes, that's the same knee that sidelined Molina earlier in the month for two games. This time, Molina indicated that he will need more than a couple of days. He told reporters that he...
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A week later, the Cardinals have yet to win another game, the Pittsburgh Pirates have passed them for the division lead...
With Yadier Molina and Shane Robinson being placed on the 15-day disabled list, the St. Louis Cardinals have called up Adron Chambers and Brock Peterson from Triple-A Memphis.
With the offense scoring a grand total of six runs in the past six games (all losses), the team obviously needs a spark.
Thus, can Chambers be the spark the team needs?
In 326 at-bats for the Memphis...
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What do you get when you cross Jon Jay with Han Solo? Jon Solo.
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