Yadier Molina scratched Tuesday for Cardinals, Andrew Knizner catching
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina has been scratched from Tuesday's lineup against right-hander Brandon Woodruff and the Milwaukee Brewers.
Molina was scratched due to shoulder soreness. Andrew Knizner is now starting at catcher and hitting eighth. Molina has reportedly had some shoulder soreness and limited mobility in recent days, per Jeff Jones of the Belleville News-Democrat.
Knizner is averaging 4.7 FanDuel points this season. Per numberFire's MLB Heat Map, the Cardinals have the third-lowest implied total (3.5 runs) in the majors on Tuesday. Woodruff is registering a 30.2 strikeout percentage (top 13% of the league) with a 6.2 walk percentage (top 20%) on the year.
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