Yadier Molina back in the line-up for St. Louis Cardinals

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- After missing seven weeks with a thumb injury, St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will be back in the line-up with the team Friday night. Molina injured his thumb in the July 9, 2014 game against the Pirates while sliding into third base.

Cardinals Tony Cruz and A.J. Pierzynski have been the catchers for the team since Molina's injury. Cruz has been optioned to Springfield (AA) to make room for Molina on the roster.

The Cardinals take on the Chicago Cubs Friday night at 7:15pm.