Cardinals activate Yadier Molina, Shane Robinson

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(KTVI) – Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is officially off the 15 day disabled list and will play  Thursday against the first place Pirates. Molina was placed on the disabled list on July 31st with a swollen knee.

Molina is currently ranked 2nd in the National League in batting.

Here are Molina’s comments on rejoining the Cardinals and on how his knee is feeling.

Shane Robinson, who was also placed on the list for 15 days, will play Thursday against the Pirates.  The game is at 12:45 p.m. and will air on FOX Sports Midwest.

Tony Cruz, who was playing catcher in Molina's absence has now been placed on the D.L.