Yadi Molina is Sticking with the Cardinals, Because Obviously He Was Always Going to Stick with the Cardinals

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Yadi Molina is Sticking with the Cardinals, Because Obviously He Was Always Going to Stick with the Cardinals

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The air of inevitability has hung thick and sticky like excessive pine tar on a chest protector, and at last, it seems a deal will be completed soon.

Yadi Molina won’t actually leave the only organization he’s ever known, because obviously he was never going to:

The question has always been: would Yadi’s daliance in free agency force the Cardinals to go to two years? That’s what he wanted all along, but the whole dance was so transparent that the Cardinals never really had a need to go to two.

I guess we’ll find out, but I’m expecting a substantial one-year contract, and I’m also expecting Molina to remain an important part of the Cardinals’ overall success in ways we can’t entirely quantify. I know that shit is annoying, but, particularly with catchers – working with the staff, and adjusting throughout games – it’s just true.

UPDATE: This sounds about right:


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