Cardinals’ Willson Contreras Reveals Epic Tribute to Yadier Molina

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Sports Illustrated

By Karl Rasmussen The Cardinals will have a new face behind home plate on Opening Day for the first time since 2004. Following the retirement of legendary catcher Yadier Molina, Willson Contreras is set to take over backstop duties for the organization and is in line to debut for the franchise Thursday in St. Louis against the Blue Jays. Ahead of his first-ever game for the Cardinals, Contreras paid tribute to Molina with a pair of custom cleats, which he plans to wear on Opening Day. The 30-year-old, who joined the Cardinals in free agency after spending the past seven seasons with the rival …

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