Yadier Molina, Michael Wacha To Rehab With Springfield Cardinals
The St. Louis Cardinals announced late Monday that Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Michael Wacha will be in Springfield with the double-A affiliate Springfield Cardinals.
According to a Facebook post by the Cardinals, "Molina will participate in a full squad workout on Tuesday, and Wacha will throw a “live” batting practice session on Wednesday."
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Official Press Release From The St. Louis Cardinals
ST. LOUIS, Mo., August 25, 2014 – St. Louis Cardinals Senior Vice President/General Manager John Mozeliak announced this afternoon that Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Michael Wacha have shown continued improvement in their injury rehabilitation and that both players will report to the team’s Springfield, Mo. Double-A club this week with plans to continue their rehabilitation.
Molina will report to Springfield tomorrow (August 26) where he will go through a full workout with the Springfield club. Wacha is scheduled to report and throw a “live” batting practice session to the Springfield team on Wednesday, August 27.
Wacha, 5-5, 2.79 ERA, has been sidelined since June 18 due to a right shoulder stress reaction. Molina, who is batting .287 with 7 HR’s and 30 RBI, has been sidelined since July 10 after having suffered a torn ligament in his right thumb that required corrective surgery.