Cardinals vs. Rays Player Props | Yadier Molina | Thursday


By Claudio Fortuna | June 9, 2022 12:19 PM

The St. Louis Cardinals visit the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, taking the field at 1:10pm ET on Thursday June 9th. The St. Louis Cardinals are 1-run underdogs in the game, and the Over/Under is set at 7 runs.

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Today, we are looking at St. Louis Cardinals player Yadier Molina as the Cardinals face the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball action.

The Rays and Cardinals have met twice this season, with the Rays winning twice and the Cardinals winning none. Their most recent matchup on June 8, 2022 ended 11-3 with the Tampa Bay Rays taking the win.

Yadier Molina Season Stats

  • Games Played: 34 | Home Runs: 2 | RBI: 10 | Runs: 9 | Batting Average: .226 | OBP: .238 | SLG: .315 | OPS: .553.
  • Molina’s Hits line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.32 less than than his season average of 0.82.
  • Molina’s Runs Scored line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.24 more than than his season average of 0.26.
  • Molina’s RBIs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.21 more than than his season average of 0.29.
  • Molina’s Home Runs line for tonight’s matchup vs. Tampa Bay Rays is set at 0.5 which is 0.44 more than than his season average of 0.06.

Yadier Molina Stats vs. Tampa Bay

AB HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
4 0 0 0 .500 .500 .750 1.250

Yadier Molina Notable Teammates

Name GP HR RBI R AVG OBP SLG OPS
Yadier Molina 34 2 10 9 .226 .238 .315 .553
Nolan Arenado 54 10 39 25 .272 .344 .485 .829
Harrison Bader 54 5 19 30 .275 .317 .392 .709
Paul Goldschmidt 55 12 47 39 .341 .421 .602 1.023
Tyler O’Neill 34 3 23 15 .213 .268 .331 .599

The The Tampa Bay Rays are 3-2 in their last five games, while the St. Louis Cardinals are heading into this matchup with a record of 2-3 in their last five contests.

The Cardinals’ 32-25 record in 2022 puts them in 2nd place in the NL Central with a 14-8 division record and 5th place in the National League with a 27-19 league record.

The Tampa Bay Rays are 33-23, sitting in 2nd place in the AL East with a 10-6 division record and 3rd place in the American League with a 27-22 league record.

Tampa Bay Rays Stat Rankings

STAT Rank
Team ERA 3.26 27
Team Batting Avg .234 23
HR 53 20
RBI 226 20
R 238 19
OBP .299 23
SLG .378 22
OPS .677 22

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