Molina Takes Day Off with Sore Knee
Molina, who topped NL vote-getters for the All-Star Game, was certain he'd be ready for that game. He said the knee had been bothering him for a month but felt worse Friday, so the team sent him for medical tests.
Manager Mike Matheny said it would be a day to day situation. The Cardinals have Monday off.
Molina leads the National League with a .346 average. He's played in 81 of the first 86 games and led major league catchers in innings.
Backup Tony Cruz made his ninth start Sunday against the Marlins.
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