Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina set batterymates record

John Denton

By John Denton

ST LOUIS — Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina made history on Wednesday night at Busch Stadium, when Wainwright took the ball for first-place St. Louis against NL Central-rival Milwaukee with Molina catching. It is their 325th regular-season start together, passing the Tigers’ Mickey Lolich and Bill Freehan to set a new AL/NL record for the most common pitcher-catcher batteries in the Modern Era (since 1900), according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

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