Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina activated from injured list

The Associated Press
St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina reacts after grounding into a force-out to end the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
St. Louis Cardinals' Yadier Molina reacts after grounding into a force-out to end the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

MIAMI (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been activated from the 10-day injured list, and the team optioned rookie catcher Andrew Knizner to Triple-A Memphis.

The moves were made before Tuesday night's game at Miami.

Molina missed 11 games after being sidelined May 29 with a strained right thumb tendon. At the time of his injury, Molina led all major league catchers in games, innings caught, RBIs and hits.

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He collected his 1,900th career hit May 25.

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