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Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina
Molina with the St. Louis Cardinals
MLB Player information
NameYadier Molina
MLB debutJune 1, 2004 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Career statistics
Batting average.274
Home runs55
Runs batted in390
* St. Louis Cardinals (2004 present)
* National League champion (2004, 2006) * World Series champion (2006) * 4x Fielding Bible Award winner (2007 - 2010) * 3x Gold Glove Award winner (2008 - 2010) * 3× All-Star (2009 - 2011)

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Yadier Benjamin Molina (-esʝaˈdjer moˈlina; born July 13, 1982) known affectionately by fans as "Yadi", is a Major League Baseball catcher who plays for the St. Louis Cardinals. Molina was the third catcher to play in two World Series before age 25, along with Johnny Bench and Yogi Berra. He is considered one of the best defensive catchers in baseball, throwing out 42% of runners attempting a stolen base (2005 2010). He has also led major league catchers in pickoffs (2005 2010) with 36.

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