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Yadier Molina
AVG HR RBI
.287 7 30
Team: St. LouisHt / Wt: 5-11 / 220 NFBC ADP: 74.09
Position: CBorn: 7/13/1982 Birthplace: Bayamon, Puerto Rico
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 4th Round by Cardinals (2000)


Latest News
July 10 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Molina will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and will be sidelined eight to 12 weeks.
Analysis: Molina was injured Wednesday when he planted his hand for balance after sliding feet-first into third base in the second inning. He caught another half-inning before Tony Cruz hit for him in the third. Molina was voted to his sixth straight NL All-Star team Sunday and is a starter for the fourth time. He was hitting .287 with seven homers and 30 RBIs.
July 9 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET22:02 ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST9:32 PM VEN6:02 UAE (+1)9:02 PM CT-Molina has been removed from the St. Louis Cardinals' game against Pittsburgh in the third inning Wednesday with a sprained right thumb.
Analysis: The team said the injury will be re-evaluated Thursday.
July 5 12:18 PM PT1:18 PM MT2:18 PM CT3:18 PM ET15:18 ET19:18 GMT3:18 12:18 PM MST2:18 PM EST2:48 PM VEN23:18 UAE2:18 PM CT-Molina was 2 for 2 with a walk Friday.
Analysis: Molina is surging with seven hits in his last 13 at-bats.
June 28 5:09 PM PT6:09 PM MT7:09 PM CT8:09 PM ET20:09 ET0:09 GMT8:09 5:09 PM MST7:09 PM EST7:39 PM VEN4:09 UAE (+1)7:09 PM CT-Molina hit his seventh homer of the year in Friday's win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: It's a modest improvement, but Molina might be picking it up a bit, hitting .270 over his last 12 games. He had hit .128 over his previous 13 games.
June 23 3:21 PM PT4:21 PM MT5:21 PM CT6:21 PM ET18:21 ET22:21 GMT6:21 3:21 PM MST5:21 PM EST5:51 PM VEN2:21 UAE (+1)5:21 PM CT-Molina was 2 for 4 with two runs scored on Sunday.
Analysis: Molina is scuffling with a .230 average in June so things can only get better.
May 17 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET16:33 ET20:33 GMT4:33 1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST4:03 PM VEN0:33 UAE (+1)3:33 PM CT-Molina went 2 for 3 with an RBI in Friday's win over Atlanta.
Analysis: Molina is 9 for 19 with four two-hit games in his last five. He has his average up to .322.
Apr. 30 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET17:05 ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 PM MST4:05 PM EST4:35 PM VEN1:05 UAE (+1)4:05 PM CT-Molina was 2 for 4 with his fourth homer of the season Tuesday against the Brewers.
Analysis: Molina leads the Cardinals with a .350 batting average and has 15 RBIs.
Apr. 27 4:45 PM PT5:45 PM MT6:45 PM CT7:45 PM ET19:45 ET23:45 GMT7:45 4:45 PM MST6:45 PM EST7:15 PM VEN3:45 UAE (+1)6:45 PM CT-Molina's 15-game hitting streak ended in Saturday's loss.
Analysis: Molina went 0 for 4 on his jersey giveaway day. He fell to 3 for 19 against Pittsburgh this year.
Apr. 22 9:11 AM PT10:11 AM MT11:11 AM CT12:11 PM ET12:11 ET16:11 GMT0:11 9:11 AM MST11:11 AM EST11:41 AM VEN20:11 UAE11:11 AM CT-Molina stretched his hitting streak to 12 games in a 2-0 loss to the New York Mets on Monday.
Analysis: The St. Louis Cardinals catcher, batting .347 this season, is 20 for 49 (.408) during his streak.
Apr. 21 9:47 AM PT10:47 AM MT11:47 AM CT12:47 PM ET12:47 ET16:47 GMT0:47 9:47 AM MST11:47 AM EST12:17 PM VEN20:47 UAE11:47 AM CT-Molina extended his hit streak to 11 games by singling in the second inning of a 3-2 loss to Washington on Sunday.
Analysis: Molina, batting .338 this season, is 18 for 45 (.400) with four doubles, one home run and seven RBIs during his streak.
Apr. 16 8:53 AM PT9:53 AM MT10:53 AM CT11:53 AM ET11:53 ET15:53 GMT23:53 8:53 AM MST10:53 AM EST11:23 AM VEN19:53 UAE10:53 AM CT-Molina scored three runs Tuesday.
Analysis: Molina is 12 for 27 with eight runs scored in a seven-game hit streak.
Apr. 13 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Molina was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI on Saturday against the Cubs.
Analysis: Molina is slugging .605 with nine RBIs through 11 games.
Apr. 9 2:26 PM PT3:26 PM MT4:26 PM CT5:26 PM ET17:26 ET21:26 GMT5:26 2:26 PM MST4:26 PM EST4:56 PM VEN1:26 UAE (+1)4:26 PM CT-Molina went 3 for 5 Tuesday.
Analysis: Molina hit his third homer and owns a robust .928 OPS.
Apr. 8 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Molina hit a three-run double in Monday's 5-3 win over Cincinnati.
Analysis: While he's only hitting .222, Molina has two homers and six RBIs in his first seven games.
Apr. 1 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Molina broke a seventh-inning tie with a home run and made a pair of slick defensive plays on Monday, leading the defending National League champion St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the Reds.
Analysis: Molina needs no introduction to fantasy players since he is a star for the defending NL champs.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2004 StL 51 135 12 36 6 0 2 15 13 20 0 1 .267 .329 .356
2005 StL 114 385 36 97 15 1 8 49 23 30 2 3 .252 .295 .358
2006 StL 129 417 29 90 26 0 6 49 26 41 1 2 .216 .274 .321
2007 StL 111 353 30 97 15 0 6 40 34 43 1 1 .275 .340 .368
2008 StL 124 444 37 135 18 0 7 56 32 29 0 2 .304 .349 .392
2009 StL 140 481 45 141 23 1 6 54 50 39 9 3 .293 .366 .383
2010 StL 136 465 34 122 19 0 6 62 42 51 8 4 .262 .329 .342
2011 StL 139 475 55 145 32 1 14 65 33 44 4 5 .305 .349 .465
2012 StL 138 505 65 159 28 0 22 76 45 55 12 3 .315 .373 .501
2013 StL 136 505 68 161 44 0 12 80 30 55 3 2 .319 .359 .477
2014 StL 83 303 30 87 16 0 7 30 22 42 1 0 .287 .341 .409
Career 1301 4468 441 1270 242 3 96 576 350 449 41 26 .284 .339 .404

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2004 StL Total 4 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .143 .143 .143
    LCS 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
    WS 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2005 StL Total 9 35 2 10 3 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 .286 .286 .371
    LDS 3 13 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 .231 .231 .231
    LCS 6 22 1 7 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .318 .318 .455
2006 StL Total 16 53 5 19 4 0 2 8 6 5 0 1 .358 .424 .547
    LDS 4 13 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 .308 .308 .385
    LCS 7 23 2 8 1 0 2 6 3 2 0 0 .348 .423 .652
    WS 5 17 3 7 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 .412 .500 .529
2009 StL Total 3 13 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308 .308 .385
    LDS 3 13 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .308 .308 .385
2011 StL Total 18 67 7 20 5 0 0 12 7 11 1 0 .299 .360 .373
    LDS 5 19 1 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 1 0 .211 .250 .211
    LCS 6 24 5 8 3 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 .333 .385 .458
    WS 7 24 1 8 2 0 0 9 4 3 0 0 .333 .414 .417
2012 StL Total 13 49 5 13 1 0 0 4 5 2 0 0 .265 .345 .286
    LDS 5 17 3 2 0 0 0 1 5 1 0 0 .118 .348 .118
    LCS 7 28 2 11 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .393 .393 .429
    WC 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 StL Total 17 62 4 17 2 0 1 4 7 10 0 0 .274 .348 .355
    LDS 5 17 2 5 1 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 .294 .400 .529
    LCS 6 22 2 5 0 0 0 1 3 4 0 0 .227 .320 .227
    WS 6 23 0 7 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 .304 .333 .348
Career 80 286 23 84 16 0 3 31 25 33 1 1 .294 .351 .381


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