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Viva El Birdos Nov 19, 2014
The winner is... Last week voting began for the first ever SB Nation MLB Awards. We spent the week deciding on things from Cardinals funniest moment to pitching performance of the year. The week wrapped up with voting on team of the year. This results post was origionally supposed to be posted on Monday, but when John Mozeliak makes a trade for Jason Heyward, you change your plans. Here are your winners: 2014 Cardinals Funniest Moment . . . Yadier Molina leaves his brother a snack Your browser does not support iframes. Here is the voting break-down: 2014 Cardinals Most...
Viva El Birdos Nov 12, 2014
A look at how VEB and some projection systems fared in forecasting Yadier Molina's 2014. VEB's ego is getting out of control. Have you noticed? I have. Churlish sandwich arguments, birthing advice, serious minded discussions of trading for Matt Kemp and Carlos Gonzalez... It has to stop. I think most of this arrogant strutting about seems to have blossomed especially since our collective success in projecting Adam Wainwright and Lance Lynn was revealed. So in the spirit of popping the rancid balloon of our growing self-confidence, let's take a look at the pre-season projections for Yadier...
Viva El Birdos Nov 11, 2014
Ahhh! Earlier today the voting opened for the season's funniest moment. Now we switch gears to regrettable moments - moments that were preventable and you just wish never had happened*. Here are your candidates: 1. Yadier Molina takes the extra base - at a cost Your browser does not support iframes. 2. Adam Wainwright throws Derek Jeter a "pipe shot" 3. Mike Matheny leaves Jaime Garcia in about four batters too many Your browser does not support iframes. 4. Matheny calls on a rusty Michael Wacha to pitch Your browser does not support iframes. 5. Daniel Desclaso makes a...
Viva El Birdos Nov 11, 2014
Yadier Molina had a down year on the hitting side in 2014 and an injury kept him from starting the whole season, but when he played, Molina continued a trend of overwork during the season. Every year, the Cardinals intend to provide Yadier Molina more rest, and every year they ignore the plan. The reasons for this are simple. Yadier Molina is one of the best catchers in baseball. On any given day, he is going to give the team the best chance to succeed. His defensive reputation is incredible and well earned. The Cardinals have not stocked themselves with a strong backup, and any pitcher...
Rotoworld Nov 7, 2014
Yadier Molina has been named the 2014 Platinum Glove winner in the National League.
Viva El Birdos Nov 7, 2014
It is awards season! Yadier Molina is gold glove catcher x 7 This was so much more difficult to make than you would think Gold glove winners include: Pitchers: NL - Zack GrienkeAL - Dallas Kuechel Catchers:NL - Yadier MolinaAL- Salvador Perez First base:NL - Adrian GonzalezAL - Eric Hosmer Second base:NL- DJ LeMahieuAL - Dustin Pedroia Third base:NL - Nolen ArenadoAL - Kyle Seager Left field:NL - Christian YelichAL - Alex Gordon Center field:NL - Juan LagaresAL - Adam Jones Right field:NL - Jason HeywardAL - Nick Markakis - Hardball Talk Check these gold glove-worthy gifs....
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Nov 4, 2014
One of three finalists behind the plate in the National League for the defensive honor, Jonathan Lucroy lost out to Yadier Molina of the Cardinals despite Molina playing just 110 games due to injury.
Belleville News Democrat Nov 4, 2014
Not even an injury that kept him off the field could keep Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina from advancing on history.