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St. Louis Cardinals Fans Blame Jonathan Lucroy, Star Wars for Yadier Molina Injury

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Get well soon, Yadi.
Fans of the St. Louis Cardinals, a.k.a. the best fans in baseball, were devastated to hear the team's linchpin and catcher Yadier Molina will be out for months after tearing a ligament in his thumb.

Molina was sliding into third base foot-first when he injured his hand, ending his hopes of playing in Tuesday's All-Star Game. The ball club announced that Molina will return after surgery and months of recovery.

See also: The 6 Best Yadier Molina Quotes From That New York Times Profile

When the news broke that Molina needs up to twelve weeks off, St. Louis sports took to Twitter with their wails of despair:

Ever superstitious, baseball fans started looking outside Busch Stadium for something (or someone) to blame. The easy target? Jonathan Lucroy, the Milwaukee Brewers catcher who released a tongue-in-cheek, mud-slinging ad in his campaign for All-Star catcher -- a title Molina's held for six straight games.

After all, Lucroy unleashed an anti-Cardinals video to unseat Molina from his earned spot in the All-Star Game weeks before Molina was injured.

See also: Milwaukee Brewers' All-Star Game Ad Proves Everyone is Jealous of the St. Louis Cardinals

That couldn't be a coincidence, Cards fans said on Twitter:

When word officially came down that Lucroy was going to start in Tuesday's 2014 All-Star Game, the best fans in baseball weren't going to let him forget who won the fan vote:

Milwaukee Brewers fans had plenty to say about Molina's injury. Read the smack talk on the next page.


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29 comments
Susan Woodard
Susan Woodard

OH PLEASE!!! It was an accident.. Molina simply put.. landed wrong...S - - - - Happens!! I fell on my face last Saturday stepping over a gas pump hose..GET REAL!!!

Steve Mincer
Steve Mincer

why would they? he's too busy attending fundraisers to have any impact on anything.

Steve Journey
Steve Journey

RFT only likes the Liberals and Rap. conservative items like being a Cardinal fan is out of their liberal thinking peanut minds.

Jake VonderBruegge
Jake VonderBruegge

If I would have known that screen-shotting tweets and inserting a few words in between would be considered "journalism" one day, I would have changed my major. Oh, and bravo on bad mouthing the pride of the most important sports organization in your own city. We'll see how that works out for ya.

Tom Linthicum
Tom Linthicum

2nd most loyal (according to your previous article)

David Biernbaum
David Biernbaum

I don't know of one single Cardinal fan that blames Lucroy. That was a rumor stated in Milwaukee and only the RFT bought into it.

Matt Whiteaker
Matt Whiteaker

This article is shit. You have one quote saying Lucroy's ad was a curse and now "the best fans in baseball" are Bla bla bla bla bullshit bla bla Derp derpedy Derp bla bla bullshit bla? Goodbye, RFT. You were hanging by a thread as it was.

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Jake Thompson
Jake Thompson

Yadi >>> any catcher in the game.... Fact. Let em talk his play does it for em

Kelli Mayahi
Kelli Mayahi

Yadi got bigger things on his mind.F OFF haters. ...youd be the first one silent as a lamb if that man approaches your ugly minded ass....Suk Yadi Bitches

Bobby Rhodes
Bobby Rhodes

Doesn't really matter. Yadi is better way better than Lucroy. Umm multiple gold gloves. World Series champion Twice. Lmao. Jonathan need to sit his ass down. One good season and he think he better than Yadi lmmfao. #Never #CardinalNation

Beth Hudson Brown
Beth Hudson Brown

Making something from nothing..the commercial was a riot and I love love yadi..Luc deserves the start (only because Yadi is out)..it's just a game peeps!

Daniel Stout
Daniel Stout

RFT has become a joke. They, like most "journalists" lately, would rather piss people off for attention than do real work.

Ryan Winkler
Ryan Winkler

All I saw were the classless side of the brewer fans and the classless side of cards fans taking shots at each other. While the real fans of both teams just see it as an injury and someone taking Molina's place

Michael Fuji
Michael Fuji

Holy hell...it was a JOKE commercial that Lucroy had zero part in writing. If anyone knows anything about Lucroy you wouldn't be making such idiotic comments about him. Then again, I guess if I was rooting against the brewers I would be looking for reasons to put him down too with the season he's having...I'd be curious to hear from Cards fans: what about THIS season puts Yadi above Luc?

Alex Goldstein
Alex Goldstein

Ironic considering the things Cardinals fans said about Lucroy several weeks ago. Why don't you guys try some unbiased reporting for once?

Drew Walker
Drew Walker

For calling ourselves the best fans in the game or whatever, we sure like to prove we don't know much about baseball. Of course Lucroy deserves to start, he's having a fantastic season.

Paul Graham
Paul Graham

Welcome to "journalism" in 2014. How do you think Fox News made it to the top?

Matt Simpson
Matt Simpson

I like how RFT can care less about sports (and more about strip clubs and "personal" masseurs) and spend a considerable amount of time trolling their reading base.

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