Apr. 26 9:02 AM PT10:02 AM MT11:02 AM CT12:02 PM ET12:02 ET16:02 GMT0:02 9:02 AM MST11:02 AM EST11:32 AM VEN20:02 UAE11:02 AM CT-Molina was 2 for 5 with an RBI on Tuesday. Analysis: Following a slow start, Molina has woken up a bit lately as he has hit safely in a season-best five straight games and gone 5 for 10 in the last two.
Apr. 23 5:29 PM PT6:29 PM MT7:29 PM CT8:29 PM ET20:29 ET0:29 GMT8:29 5:29 PM MST7:29 PM EST7:59 PM VEN4:29 UAE (+1)7:29 PM CT-With a scheduled off day on Monday, St. Louis manager Mike Matheny kept Molina out of his starting lineup against the Brewers on Sunday. Molina has started in 16 of the Cardinals' 19 games this season. Analysis: The Cardinals return home to open a three-game set against Toronto on Tuesday, and Molina is batting .542 with a homer and two doubles in 24 at-bats against Marco Estrada, the scheduled starter for the series opener.
Apr. 22 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET22:57 ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST10:27 PM VEN6:57 UAE (+1)9:57 PM CT-Molina went 3 for 5 in Saturday's win over the Brewers. Analysis: Molina had been 4 for 28 over his previous eight games.
Apr. 17 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Molina hit his first home run of the season in Sunday's loss to the Yankees. Analysis: Like many of St. Louis' regulars, Molina hasn't hit much in the early going. The longtime catcher sports a .229 overall average and is 1 for 13 over his last four games. He did bat .333 in 18 meetings with the Cardinals' next opponent, Pittsburgh, last season.
Apr. 11 9:20 AM PT10:20 AM MT11:20 AM CT12:20 PM ET12:20 ET16:20 GMT0:20 9:20 AM MST11:20 AM EST11:50 AM VEN20:20 UAE11:20 AM CT-Molina was 2 for 4 with an RBI and a run scored Monday. Analysis: Always one of baseball's top hitting catchers, Molina has his average at .318 and has reached base in six of seven games.
Apr. 2 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-The St. Louis Cardinals and Molina agreed to a three-year contract extension on Sunday. Analysis: The deal is reportedly worth between $55 million and $65 million, and will keep the 34-year-old Molina in St. Louis through at least 2020. Molina, who has spent his entire 13-year career with the Cardinals, is entering the final season of a five-year, $75 million contract he signed prior to 2013. That deal included a mutual $15 million option for 2018 with a $2 million buyout.