Yadier Molina placed on 10-day injured list for thumb injury

St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina signs an autograph for a young fan before the start of a game against the San Francisco Giants at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on June 5, 2016. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals announced Friday that Yadier Molina has been placed on the 10-day injured list for a right thumb tendon strain.

Rookie catcher Andrew Knizner was added to the Cardinals active roster for Friday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs. Knizner’s contract was purchased from the Memphis Redbirds (AAA).

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