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St. Louis Cardinals NL Central
Yadier Molina • #4 • C
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:5'11", 205 lbs.
Born:Jul 13, 1982 (37 yrs) in Bayamon, PUR
Experience:16 years
Drafted:Drafted by St. Louis in 2000 (4/113).
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Scouting Report
Is a born leader. A consummate defensive catcher: throws out runners with ease, is great with the glove and handles pitchers very well. Has developed into a very good contact hitter with pop, too. Also runs the bases well. Does not above-average home-run power at the plate for a starting catcher. Can go into prolonged hitting funks, as well, though that is not uncommon for a backstop who logs a ton of innings. Can wear down with overuse.
Long Range Potential: Outstanding, veteran catcher and leader.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Roberto Clemente Man of the Year 2018
NL Silver Slugger 2013
NL Rawlings Platinum Glove Award 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
NL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2018, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
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