Catcher Yadier Molina has agreed to a three-year contract extension to remain with the St. Louis Cardinals through 2020.
With opening day just days away, Jake and Jamie hit the airwaves to make predictions for the season, looking at each division and who could be sleepers in the playoff races in each league.
Expect the Texas Rangers and Jonathan Lucroy to start talking about an extension now that Yadier Molina has set the market. The Rangers want to keep Lucroy and he wants to stay, now they just have to find a deal that works for both sides.
The St. Louis Cardinals and Yadier Molina are finalizing a contract extension that will keep the catcher with the team for another three years.
The Cardinals and Yadier Molina appear to be inching closer to a contract extension. That along with all the other news and notes from around baseball on Monday...
Last week’s St. Louis Cardinals news includes a 5-1 record in spring training games, injury updates, contract and role posturing, roster decisions and more.
The St. Louis Cardinals must soon decide how far they want to go to keep their iconic catcher Yadier Molina in his final years as a player. A decade ago, the New York Yankees were in a comparable situation with their career backstop, Jorge Posada.
It has been over two years since Jason Giambi last played with the Cleveland Indians. The 20-year veteran has used his prosperous MLB career as a coaching tool with the Tribe at this year's spring training in Goodyear, AZ.