Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina

C - STL
Age: 37Bats: RThrows: R

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Molina spent two weeks on the injured list with a strained tendon in his right thumb. A little more than a month after returning, he went back on the shelf. This time, he missed around a month. Managers clearly can't count on the 37-year-old to stay healthy, and he was only hitting .261/.286/.368. Even healthy, he's not necessarily a must-own in single catcher mixed leagues.

After two seasons with 18+ HRs, Molina's power appears to be waning in his age-36 season. That said, as the rare catcher who plays just about every day, he's a reasonable option in 12-team leagues as a stat accumulator, if nothing else.

Catcher's don't often get 450 trips to the plate, but Tadi has done it every year since 2008. As you can imagine, the runs and RBIs pile up with extra playing time, and it certainly helps that he increases your team's batting average and may add another 20 homers this season.