Molina To Have Surgery On Thumb; Could Miss 8-12 Weeks
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ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis Cardinals Catcher Yadier Molina won’t be behind the plate any time soon.
According to Cardinals General Manager John Mozeliak, Molina has torn ligaments in his right thumb and will undergo surgery.
Mozeliak believes Molina could miss 8-12 weeks of the season.
Molina injured his thumb while sliding into third base during last night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Mozeliak says he is confident in back-up catcher Tony Cruz. The team has also called up Audry Perez.
Yadi was disappointed to say the least:
Yadier Molina this morning when he was told the news: "I almost cried."—
(@KMOXSports) July 10, 2014
KMOX’s Mike Claiborne broke the news on the Mark Reardon Show on KMOX this afternoon.