Yadier Molina

Yadier Molina

Superstar
WHY YOU SHOULD KNOW HIM:
The Ozzie Smith of catchers; universally accepted as a once-in-a-generation defensive catcher.

primary position

Catcher

primary team

St. Louis Cardinals

playing career

2004—2020

nickname

Yadi

Born

July 13, 1982, in Bayamon, , P.R.

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

5-11 / 205
Average HOF C
Hitting
50
Power
50
Running
40
Fielding
80
Throwing
80
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Brother
UNIFORM NUMBER
#4
BATTING ORDER
6
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
6-3-2004
FINAL GAME
Still active or Unknown
CAREER AGE
21-36
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
2006, 2011
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

40.3

career value

WAR7

28.7

long peak

WAR5C

22.4

prime

WAR3

16.5

short peak
Average HOF C

57.6

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF C

37.1

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

26.7

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

18.4

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

264.7

career value

WIN shares 7

151.7

long peak

Win SHares 5C

112.9

prime

Win SHares 3

76.7

short peak
Average HOF C

307.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF C

181.0

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF C

128.9

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF C

87.6

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

#20

Catcher

ERA AT HIS POSITION

#3

2004—2020

All-Time

#327

POsition Players
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES POSITION
UNRANKED
BILL JAMES TOP 100
#26
HALL OF STATS POSITION
UNRANKED
JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
#25
JAWS POSITION
UNRANKED
JAWS TOP 100
.284
Batting Average
.336
On-Base Percentage
.403
Slugging Percentage
13
home runs per season
5
Stolen Bases per season