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Current Status
Free Agent since 2020-10-28 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Yadier Benjamin Molina
Stat Years
2001-2020  [mlb] 2004-2020
Height/Weight
5-11 / 225
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (2290) ... 1B (46) ... DH (4) ... 3B (1)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Maestro Ladi (Vega Alta,PR)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #4 (#113 overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Michael Crespo
MLB Debut
2004-06-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.325)
Service Time
15.123 (2019)
Organizations
SLN [19]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 6320 ... retro id: moliy001 ... mlbam id: 425877
Relations
Brother of Bengie Molina, Brother of Jose Molina
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2001Johnson City CardinalsAppRksln5718c---144158184111041811122330214.259.320.405.7251756415.222.146.2786.8613.141.9239.52.2936.6
    2002Peoria ChiefsMidwAsln1919c---2112393391102007502721361042014.280.331.384.71543015127.145.104.2934.888.371.7156.11.6324.5
    2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAAsln2420c---310436432100131251012545503211.275.327.332.65939712116.124.057.3066.3011.341.80182.00.5016.0
    2004Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln2121c---43712919396011400171420202.302.387.372.759150487.202.070.32811.339.330.82129.00.6718.0
    2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4121cL-S-E-P45113512366021501132002134.267.329.356.685151488.178.089.2988.6113.251.5467.51.3222.2
    2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln4122cL-S-E-P51143853697151849232330283310.252.295.358.65342113824.164.106.2545.467.131.3048.11.9024.7
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln423cL-S-E-P61294172990260649122641882215.216.274.321.59546113432.165.105.2265.648.891.5869.51.3035.6
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln424cL-S-E-P71113533097150640113443324518.275.340.368.70839613021.190.093.2958.5910.861.2658.81.5221.6
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln425cL-S-E-P812444437135180756023229135421.304.349.392.74148517425.155.088.3106.605.980.9163.41.4418.5
    2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln427cL-S-E-P913646534122190662844251725619.262.329.342.67152115925.178.080.2818.069.791.2177.51.1520.5
    2011St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln428cL-S-E-P10139475551453211465453344154421.305.349.465.81451822147.227.160.3116.378.491.3333.92.7032.4
    2012St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln429cL-S-E-P111385056515928022761234555535410.315.373.501.87456325350.293.186.3167.999.771.2223.03.9131.5
    2013St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln430cL-S-E-P12136505681614401280323055303414.319.359.477.83654124156.220.158.3385.5510.171.8342.12.2234.8
    2014Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln431c---1326253002000100000.833.8331.3332.166683.500.5001.0000.0016.670.000.00.0060.0
    2014St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln431cL-S-E-P1311040440114210738112855616414.282.333.386.71944515628.173.104.3076.2912.361.9657.71.5724.6
    2015St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln432cL-S-E-P1413648834132232461313259019316.270.310.350.66053017129.150.080.2956.0411.131.84122.00.7522.0
    2016St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln433cL-S-E-P1514753456164381858323963620122.307.361.427.78858122847.195.120.3376.7110.841.6266.81.3828.7
    2017St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln434cL-S-E-P16136501601372711882942874419414.273.312.439.75154322046.232.166.2855.1613.632.6427.83.3133.6
    2018Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln---35c---1725000001000110100.000.143.000.143700.000.000.0000.0014.290.000.00.000.0
    2018St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln435cL-S-E-P17123459551202002074432966906015.261.314.436.75050320040.240.175.2645.7713.122.2823.03.9833.3
    2019Springfield CardinalsTexAAsln---36c---18412010001100810100.083.143.083.2261410.083.000.2000.0057.140.000.00.000.0
    2019Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln---36c---1848220015000402000.250.250.625.8751051.375.375.3330.0040.000.008.010.0050.0
    2019St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln436cL-S-E-P18113419451132401057602358505014.270.312.399.71145216734.198.129.2895.0912.832.5241.92.2130.1
    2020St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln437cL-S-E-P19421451238204160062131107.262.303.359.662156526.138.097.2813.8513.463.5036.22.5615.8
    MLB Totals (16 yrs)1885663466818603586154878573446376463396847234.280.330.406.73672672692518.199.126.2956.3710.511.6543.12.1227.9
    National League Totals (16 yrs)1885663466818603586154878573446376463396847234.280.330.406.73672672692518.199.126.2956.3710.511.6543.12.1227.9
    Minor League Totals309107511229853115142497513222611331.277.334.370.704118939869.158.093.3016.3111.101.7671.71.2623.1
    Minor: Rk Totals44158184111041811122330214.259.320.405.7251756415.222.146.2786.8613.141.9239.52.2936.6
    Minor: A Totals112393391102007502721361042014.280.331.384.71543015127.145.104.2934.888.371.7156.11.6324.5
    Minor: AA Totals11238734106161255112555705211.274.325.336.66142413019.127.062.3105.9012.972.20193.50.4717.9
    Minor: AAA Totals4113721416021900171822202.299.380.387.767160538.212.088.32810.6311.251.0668.51.2519.5
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (16 yrs)1885663466818603586154878573446376463396847234.280.330.406.73672672692518.199.126.2956.3710.511.6543.12.1227.9
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2001Johnson City CardinalsAppRk18C4200.04098172497490.98611.700.0063.695.51
    2002Peoria ChiefsMidwA19C11200.0809140149963949.9858.500.0081.2100.01
    2003Tennessee SmokiesSouAA20C10000.07757288855847.9918.500.0071.996.21
    2004Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA21C3600.026635033013011.0008.400.0025.097.32
    2004St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB21C5139344.02561621274272.9935.300.7931.5100.02
    2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB22C114111959.16846674757750.9916.600.7870.4100.01
    2005St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB221B101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.96
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB23C1261171,030.17248046808804.9956.400.7878.397.71
    2006St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB231B405.0501165.8331.301.002.53.16
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB24C107101861.15826368651645.9916.000.7566.096.41
    2007St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB241B101.01000111.0001.001.000.60.96
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25C1191141,002.065370107733723.9866.100.7273.596.01
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB251B2111.01330116161.0008.001.451.21.68
    2008St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB25DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.83
    2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB26C1381361,176.28848256971966.9957.000.8285.20.01
    2009St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB261B6010.01010211111.0001.801.103.70.02
    2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27C1351301,138.089579510979974.9957.200.8683.399.31
    2010St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB271B707.07002771.0001.001.004.35.12
    2011St. LouisNLMLB28c1371321,150.08576755929924.9956.700.8084.698.61
    2011St. LouisNLMLB281b202.0301043.7501.501.501.21.45
    2012St. LouisNLMLB29C1361331,161.19628831210531050.9977.700.9084.098.61
    2012St. LouisNLMLB291B309.01120013131.0004.301.441.92.26
    2013St. LouisNLMLB30C1321281,115.19766341110431039.9967.900.9381.597.11
    2013St. LouisNLMLB301B5218.01710118181.0003.601.003.13.74
    2014Springfield CardinalsTexAA31C200.09000991.0004.500.001.4100.03
    2014St. LouisNLMLB31C107106931.281056210868866.9988.100.9366.097.31
    2014St. LouisNLMLB311B119.01010011111.00011.001.220.60.97
    2014St. LouisNLMLB31DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.82
    2015St. LouisNLMLB32C1341311,149.21064567911271120.9948.400.9782.798.51
    2015St. LouisNLMLB32DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.74
    2016St. LouisNLMLB33C1461421,218.11113602511751173.9988.000.9690.199.31
    2016St. LouisNLMLB331B217.01010011111.0005.501.571.21.46
    2017St. LouisNLMLB34C1331331,125.210825571311441137.9948.501.0182.197.81
    2017St. LouisNLMLB341B102.04000441.0004.002.000.60.76
    2018Springfield CardinalsTexAA35C200.01020012121.0006.000.001.4100.05
    2018St. LouisNLMLB35C1211201,017.2966422810101008.9988.300.9974.798.41
    2018St. LouisNLMLB351B5012.092131211.9172.200.923.14.14
    2019Springfield CardinalsTexAA36C300.02320025251.0008.300.002.175.05
    2019Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAA36C400.02800028281.0007.000.002.9100.04
    2019St. LouisNLMLB36C111108939.19163015947946.9998.501.0168.598.21
    2019St. LouisNLMLB361B408.06001661.0001.500.752.53.53
    2019St. LouisNLMLB363B101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.95
    2020St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB37c4242337.13071651328323.9857.700.960.0100.01
    2020St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB371b205.03000331.0001.500.600.04.84
    MLB Totals - (c)1989192316,654137319897712117.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)4651071091131113.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (3B)101000000.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)400000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)4000294350318.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)10700817768818.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (C)1120080914014919.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (C)42004098172112.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2001Minor-42---------
    2002Minor-112---------
    2003Minor-100---------
    2004MLB-51---------
    2004Minor-36---------
    2005MLB-1141--------
    2006MLB-1264--------
    2007MLB-1071--------
    2008MLB-1192-------1
    2009MLB-1386--------
    2010MLB-1357--------
    2011MLB-1372--------
    2012MLB-1363--------
    2013MLB-1325--------
    2014MLB-1071-------2
    2014Minor-2---------
    2015MLB-134--------1
    2016MLB-1462--------
    2017MLB-1331--------
    2018MLB-1215--------
    2018Minor-2---------
    2019MLB-1114-1------
    2019Minor-7---------
    2020MLB-422--------
    Totals-229046-1-----4