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Yadier Molina

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina leaves early

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:42:14 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina (illness) left the game Monday, July 27, against the Cincinnati Reds as the team said he was "not feeling well."

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) should be avoided in FantasyScore until he can play a full game to prove he is well. Tony Cruz ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) could draw a start Tuesday if Y-Mo is unavailable.

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Cardinals | Tony Cruz catching Sunday

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:07:49 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is not in the starting lineup against Atlanta Braves SP Matt Wisler Sunday, July 26. Tony Cruz will start behind the plate and bat seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Cruz ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is batting .200 with three RBIs through 60 at-bats and is not a great catching option in FantasyScore.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina comes through

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 22:11:54 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina hit a bases-loaded triple in the eighth inning Wednesday, July 22, to propel his team to a 3-2 win against the Chicago White Sox. He is hitting .429 (9-for-21) over the past four games.

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700; or 7.4% of cap) has been on fire lately, posting eight hits over his past three games. He is a great low-priced FantasyScore option at this price level while running hot.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina out Game 1

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 08:25:48 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Game 1 of the doubleheader Tuesday, July 7, in favor of C Tony Cruz.

Fantasy Tip: Cruz ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) has little to no FantasyScore appeal.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina in extended hot streak

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 13:20:25 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina has a .331 batting average (52-for-157) through 43 games dating back to Tuesday, May 5.

Fantasy Tip: Unfortunately, Molina's ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) solid hitting hasn't translated to his counting stats, as he has just 15 runs, two home runs and 14 RBI during the stretch. He does have six runs, two home runs and four RBI during his current nine-game hitting streak, though. Molina is an excellent mid-range catcher in the majority of seasonal leagues, and he is currently an excellent budget play for FantasyScore contests.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina not playing

Sun, 21 Jun 2015 09:37:23 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is not in the starting lineup against Philadelphia Phillies SP Adam Morgan Sunday, June 21. C Tony Cruz will start at catcher and is batting seventh.

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) likely is receiving a day off and should return for the next game. Cruz ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) is hitting only .200 this season and is not a strong starting option on FantasyScore.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina extends hitting streak

Fri, 19 Jun 2015 21:17:25 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina went 2-for-3 with a home run, two RBI, two runs scored and a walk in a 12-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies Friday, June 19, extending his hitting streak to six games.

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) has raised his average from .274 to .291 during the stretch and has hit his first two homers of the year. His bat is coming to life, and he offers solid upside for the price at FantasyScore.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina has another XBH

Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:50:34 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina had a double Tuesday, June 16, against the Minnesota Twins, and he scored a run and drew a walk.

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700; or 7.4% of cap) has eight hits over the past five games, and he has managed back-to-back games with an extra-base hit after just one in his first 12 games in June. He is heating up a bit, and worth using in FantasyScore at a nice price.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina hitting fifth

Tue, 09 Jun 2015 16:46:34 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina will hit fifth in the order Tuesday, June 9, against the Colorado Rockies and LHP Jorge De La Rosa.

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) is hitting just .220 against lefties this season, despite a career average of .279. Molina has just one extra-base hit since May 27, and he has a very low ceiling on FantasyScore.

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Cardinals | Yadier Molina not starting Sunday

Sun, 07 Jun 2015 13:59:35 -0700

St. Louis Cardinals C Yadier Molina is not in the starting lineup Sunday, June 7, against the Los Angeles Dodgers. C Tony Cruz is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Molina ($3,700, 7.4% of cap) was hitless against the Dodgers on Saturday, June 6, but Clayton Kershaw was pitching for Los Angeles. This just appears to be a normal night off. Cruz ($1,600, 3.2% of cap) carries no fantasy value despite the low cost.

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