Molina Milestone Opens Door to Cooperstown

Yadier Molina reached the 2,000-career hit plateau Thursday evening with a seventh-inning single to center field. Molina becomes only the 15th catcher in Major League Baseball history and sixth St. Louis Cardinals hitter to reach the career milestone. More importantly, it includes Yadier Molina among players that have been successful at reaching baseball’s Hall of Fame.A Little History at CatcherSince 1961, only seven catchers currently have a Fangraphs Wins Above Replacement greater than Molina’s 54.6 WAR. The top five, Johnny Bench, Gary Carter, Ivan Rodriguez, Carlton Fisk, and Mike Piazza,…

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