St. Louis Cardinals Having Extension Talks With Yadier Molina

The St. Louis Cardinals are talking to longtime catcher Yadier Molina about a one-year extension.

Molina is currently in the 18th season of his career and he has spent the entirety of it with St. Louis. He also is not slowing down much at all, as he made it to his 10th All-Star game this year. In 91 games on the season, the 39-year-old has eight home runs, 49 RBIs and is sporting a .256 batting average. That is quite impressive considering his age. 

He has played a total of 2,116 games during his career, so it has been quite a lengthy one. He has 168 career home runs to go along with 981 RBIs. His lifetime batting average in the MLB is .280 at this said time. His leadership also helped the Cardinals win two World Series titles during his tenure. Behind the plate, he also has had a lot of success, as he has won nine Gold Glove awards.

It would be nice to see him stick around for the 2022 season, as he has been a big part of the MLB for almost two decades. 

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