Molina Expected to Rejoin Cards in 2012

Monday October 31st, 2011

St. Louis Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak said Sunday that the team will exercise Yadier Molina's option, according to The decision is expected to officially be made Monday.

The option will earn Molina $7 million in 2012, and there is a $750,000 buyout clause. It will also mark the final year of Molina's contract, which he signed in 2008.

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