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Viva El Birdos Nov 23, 2015

Lou Brock: I can still beat Yadi - A Hunt and Peck

Get well soon, Lou! Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post Dispatch reports that Hall of Famer Lou Brock was in good spirits Thursday in a local rehabilitation center after losing part of his left leg. Brock is feeling so well, in fact, he claimed he could still beat Cardinal catcher Yadier Molina in a foot race. The all-time National League leader in stolen bases at 938, even joked that he would be able to outrun a certain Cardinals Gold Glove catcher (Yadier Molina) whose speed is not one of his several strong points. His eyes twinkling, Brock said, "You can print this. I think I can beat...
McCovey Chronicles Nov 11, 2015

Buster Posey is one of the 2015 Wilson Defensive Players of the Year

Posey was voted the top defensive catcher in baseball. There's a distinct lack of Brandon Crawford with these awards, but we'll get to that. Buster Posey did not win the 2015 Rawlings Gold Glove. Buster Posey will eventually win a Gold Glove. Both things can be true. Yadier Molina's soothing mind powers and clutch hypnotism are too strong for voters to overcome. As a consolation, though, Posey was named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year at catcher. The difference between the Rawlings award and the Wilson award? The Wilson award is the only MLB-sanctioned award. It's true! The Gold...
The Cardinal Nation Nov 5, 2015

Molina’s Mansions

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and his family recently moved into larger quarters.
Viva El Birdos Nov 4, 2015

Breaking down Yadier Molina's year-to-year performance against fastballs

Taking a closer look at the decline in hitting production by Yadier Molina. It cannot be denied that St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has come a long way as a hitter in his major league career. What started as a Tony La Russa-driven narrative of Molina being an "all defense/leadership, very little offense" evolved into the indisputable fact that Molina was one of the league's top hitters at his position from 2011 through 2013. Yet, this has not been the case in the last two seasons (102 wRC+ in 2014, 80 in 2015), and this is likely due to a combination of advancing age (Molina...
Viva El Birdos Nov 4, 2015

The First Fix: Fixing First, First Part

The Cardinals had a pretty serious shortfall of production at first base in 2015. What sorts of upgrades might they consider there from within the organisation? I've had Elton John's "Empty Garden" stuck in my head for the last several days. Ordinarily, having an Elton John tune stuck in my head is really one of the better outcomes I feel a person has any right to aspire to, but in this particular case it's gone on long enough that I'm really starting to get tired of the refrain to that song. It's a bit strange, really, seeing as how I haven't heard that song in probably years, either....
Viva El Birdos Oct 30, 2015

Yadier Molina and Jason Heyward are named Rawlings Gold Glove finalists - A Hunt and Peck

Congrats to Yadi and Jason! Yesterday, Rawlings announced the finalists for its 2015 Gold Glove Awards. Two Cardinals made the list this year. Yadier Molina will be attempting to claim his eighth consecutive gold glove award dating back to 2008. This year, Yadi is tied for fourth among all qualified catchers, and tied for first in the National League in the defensive component of fWAR with 10.9. Despite suffering a late-season thumb injury, Yadi ranks second among all catchers in games played at 134 and in innings at 1149 and two-thirds, trailing only Kansas City's own workhorse behind the...
Molina, Heyward are finalists for Gold Gloves

Molina, Heyward are finalists for Gold Gloves

Molina is seeking his eighth award at catcher, putting him alone at third all-time.

Yadier Molina Photos

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