Molina back for 2022? Here's why it might make sense for the Cardinals

A: The first thing is that John Mozeliak made it clear the other day that he expects Molina to relinquish some of his accustomed playing time this season to Knizner. But, if Herrera is the heir apparent -- and I think he is – then Molina is needed for one more year after this one, his body and mind willing, to school Herrera for the takeover in 2023.