Latest Yadier Molina News

Grove helps Dodgers beat Cardinals 4-1 to clinch top NL seed

Sep. 25, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith had two hits and Michael Grove pitched five solid innings to pick up his first career victory as the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched the No. 1 overall seed in the National League with 4-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday. Two days after reaching...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols seemed like a long shot in early August to reach 700 home runs, still more than a dozen swings from the hallowed mark and his power stroke all but gone. Or so it appeared. Now showing the pop of his youth in the final weeks of his...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 700th home run on Friday night, connecting for his second drive of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and becoming the fourth player to reach the milestone in major league history. With the drive in the...

Kim homers, Padres beat Cards 5-0 to clinch winning record

Sep. 21, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are on a roll since holding a team meeting the day after a dreadful loss in Arizona last week. As an added bonus, they kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark in the opener of a three-game series against the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals....

Reds shut down Cardinals and Albert Pujols in 3-0 win

Sep. 18, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Stuart Fairchild homered and Luis Cessa tossed five shutout innings as the Cincinnati Reds shut down Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 on Sunday. The 42-year-old Pujols, who entered the game with 698 home runs, went 0 for 4. He received a lengthy...

Molina homers, Pujols goes hitless as Cards sweep Reds

Sep. 17, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina hit a two-run drive while Albert Pujols went hitless in his quest for 700 homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals swept a doubleheader from the Cincinnati Reds 5-1 and 1-0 in 11 innings on Saturday. Pujols started at first base in the opener and hit...

Albert Pujols hits 698th homer, helps Cards beat Reds 6-5

Sep. 17, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 698th home run, a tying two-run drive in the sixth inning that sparked the St. Louis Cardinals over the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 on Friday night. Pujols hit a first-pitch slider from Raynel Espinal 427 feet into the left-field stands for his 19th...

Reds snap six-game losing streak, beat Cardinals 3-2

Sep. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nick Senzel and Aristides Aquino hit solo home runs and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Thursday night to snap a six-game losing streak in the opener of a five-game series. The loss cut the Cardinals' lead in the National League Central to 7...

Wainwright, Molina make history, then lead Cards over Brews

Sep. 15, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The cheers began for Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina as they walked in from the bullpen before the game, the St. Louis fans standing to salute them for all they'd accomplished together. After the final out in a 4-1 victory over Milwaukee on Wednesday night, it...

Cards' Wainwright, Molina make record 325th start as battery

Sep. 14, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright and catcher Yadier Molina made their 325th career start together on Wednesday night, setting a major league record for most as a battery. The St. Louis duo eclipsed the regular-season mark of 324 by the Detroit Tigers pair of...