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Andrew Knizner went 2-for-3 with a double and an RBI in Saturday's 5-1 Game 1 win over the White Sox.
Knizner drew the start Game 1 while Yadier Molina (illness) remains out of action. He will continue to backup primary catcher Matt Wieters until Molina is able to return. Knizner is worth monitoring in two-catcher and deep-league formats.
C Andrew Knizner was named to the Cardinals’ Opening Day roster.
Knizner will come off the bench to backup Yadier Molina and Matt Wieters. He could be used in different roles and draw an occasional start at catcher. Knizner slashed .226/.293/.377 with two homers, seven RBI, seven runs and two stolen bases across 18 games in 2019.
Andrew Knizner went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's loss to the Reds.
Knizner was recalled from Triple-A just before the game, and he flexed his power by smashing a home run in the third. He's batting just .196 this season, but has fared well in the minors, batting .276 with 12 homers at that level.
Andrew Knizner went 1-for-3 with two walks, a two-run home run, and two runs scored in Wednesday's win over the Pirates.
Knizner was filling in for Matt Wieters, and he launched his first home run of 2019. He's still well behind Yadier Molina and Wieters on the depth chart, and he's batting just .154 in limited time.
Andrew Knizner was behind the plate for Dominic Leones inning of work Tuesday and took a pitch over the wall in the eighth in his one at bat.
Mike Matheny called Knizner the most improved player they've had from last year to this year because of the awakening of his bat. Knizner wont be in the majors this year, but could be a good player to stash in dynasty leagues. Expect Knizner to start the year in Double-A, with a chance to hit Triple-A this year.