St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina left Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates with a strained right knee.
Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia will be shut down for a month due to an injury the team is calling a left shoulder strain and could be sidelined as long as two months.
The Cardinals have agreed to a five-year, $75 million contract with four-time Gold Glove catcher Yadier Molina that will keep him in St. Louis through the 2017 season.
Albert Pujols' departure from the St. Louis Cardinals after 11 seasons drove home a point to his closest friend on the team. At the end of the day, it's a hard, cold business.