As our look around the Cardinals’ system, from the roof to the basement continues, we’ll move onto catcher, where the club is in a familiar situation. So what is the scenario behind Yadi? And is the future potentially as certain as the immediate past and present has been?
It’s the second-richest contract for a catcher (Mauer, MIN) in baseball history. Or any history for that matter, I suppose.
Molina’s contract situation begs the question of just who would replace Molina should he leave after the 2012 season?
Molina’s current deal is set to expire after the 2012 season, which would make the backstop a free agent for the first time in his career.
Examining the 2012 Hall Of Fame ballot and Javy Lopez’s career.