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  1. The Cardinals activate Yadier Molina

    Aug 29, 2014, 5:38 PM EDT

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    He’s in the lineup tonight, batting sixth against the Cubs.

  2. Yadier Molina to begin rehab assignment Wednesday

    Aug 26, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

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    Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina took a round of batting practice on Tuesday night at Double-A Springfield and has been cleared to catch five or six innings there Wednesday in his first minor league rehab game.

  3. Yadier Molina swings a bat for first time since surgery for ligament tear in his right thumb

    Aug 20, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

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    Yadier Molina is beginning to make some progress. Brian Stull of STL Baseball Weekly reports that the star catcher took swings in an indoor batting cage Wednesday at Busch Stadium for the first time since tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb July 9 on an awkward side-swiping slide into third base.

  4. Yadier Molina hopes to resume swinging this week

    Aug 19, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT

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    Great news here for the second-place Cardinals. Injured catcher Yadier Molina told Jim Hayes of FOX Sports Midwest on Tuesday afternoon that he is hoping to be cleared to begin swinging a bat on Wednesday or Thursday.

  5. Yadier Molina catches bullpen session for first time since thumb surgery

    Aug 14, 2014, 11:40 PM EDT

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    When Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb on July 11, it was estimated that he would miss 8-12 weeks. He already appears to be ahead of schedule.

  6. Yadier Molina gets cast removed after thumb surgery

    Aug 11, 2014, 9:10 AM EDT

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    Yadier Molina has already been ruled out until September following mid-July thumb surgery, but the Cardinals catcher has made enough progress to have his cast removed.

  7. Yadier Molina won’t be back with the Cardinals before September

    Aug 4, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT

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    Yadier Molina is four weeks into what was expected to be an 8-12 week recovery from a torn thumb ligament.

  8. Cardinals officially add A.J. Pierzynski; designate George Kottaras for assignment

    Jul 26, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

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    The Cardinals have added A.J. Pierzynski as a veteran alternative behind the plate with Yadier Molina sidelined due to a thumb injury.

  9. Report: Cardinals in the process of signing A.J. Pierzynski

    Jul 25, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals are trying to add yet another catcher in A.J. Pierzynski, which would mean George Kottaras could be on his way out.

  10. Expert’s Corner: How to troll fans of all 30 teams

    Jul 24, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Sad Phillies fans

    Everyone has a gift. This is my gift. I shall now share it with you.

  11. Video: Yadier Molina leaves peanut butter crackers at home plate for his older brother Jose

    Jul 23, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT

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    Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who’s currently rehabbing from thumb surgery, sent a couple packs of crackers to home plate Wednesday for his older brother Jose.

  12. Looking ahead to the second half of the season

    Jul 16, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    What contenders are just a pretenders? Who needs to make a big trade? Who actually WILL make a big trade? Come on in for all of your second half preview needs.

  13. Pat Neshek’s soaring triumph tinged with sorrow

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

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    MINNEAPOLIS — The most remarkable and wonderful part about the Pat Neshek story is that it isn’t one story. It is 10 different stories going over top of each other like different children’s hands working their way up the handle of a baseball bat in that game to decide who hits first. When Neshek starts crying…

  14. Miguel Montero to replace Yadier Molina on the NL All-Star roster

    Jul 11, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy will start for the NL All-Stars after all. Miguel Montero makes the roster, taking the place of the injured Yadier Molina.

  15. Yadier Molina replacement? Cardinals claim George Kottaras off waivers from Indians

    Jul 11, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

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    They may still make another move to add catching help following news that Yadier Molina will be out 8-12 weeks with a torn thumb ligament, but in the meantime the Cardinals have claimed veteran catcher George Kottaras off waivers from the Indians.

  16. Yadier Molina to miss 8-12 weeks with a torn thumb ligament

    Jul 10, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT

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    A tough, tough break for the Cardinals and Yadier Molina.

  17. Brandon Phillips needs surgery for a torn thumb ligament

    Jul 10, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Cincinnati’s injury woes keep getting worse, as Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com reports that Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips will be “out a while” with a ligament issue and possible tear in his left thumb.

  18. Derek Jeter is the most popular MLB jersey this year

    Jul 10, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT

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    Yes, it’s Jeter day at HBT, apparently.

  19. Yadier Molina hurts his thumb, has an MRI

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:17 AM EDT

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    The Cardinals’ most important position player may miss some time.

  20. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Jul 10, 2014, 7:09 AM EDT

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    A handful of injuries went down last night, but so too did strict adherence to the Restoring Pitching Act of 2013.

  21. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

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    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  22. UPDATE: Apparently Yadier Molina is still ahead of Jonathan Lucroy in the All-Star voting

    Jul 3, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT

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    Lucroy is gaining on Molina, but it may be too little, too late.

  23. NL All-Star voting update: Changes in the outfield and at third base

    Jun 23, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    Some big moves from the Brewers in this week’s NL All-Star balloting update.

  24. Cardinals nix response to the Brewers’ humorous political attack ad against Yadier Molina

    Jun 18, 2014, 7:49 PM EDT

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    FOX Sports Midwest was planning a rebuttal to the Brewers’ attack ad against Yadier Molina’s All-Star candidacy, but the Cardinals have requested that it not be released.

  25. Back to the Future

    Jun 18, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

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    For a minute, it’s 1985, and the Royals are in first place. Savor this moment.

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