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BenFred: Molina's Cooperstown critics running out of reasons Cards catcher isn't lock for HOF

I've said for a while now that the "debate" about Yadier Molina's Hall of Fame candidacy is probably going to look kind of silly when his time on the ballot arrives.

Add Thursday night to the evidence file.

Let's start with the reaction from proud brother Bengie Molina on the Spanish radio broadcast from a silent Busch Stadium that deserved to be pulsing with cheering fans.

"What a thrill!" Bengie Molina said in Spanish on the call. "What a thrill. This is like getting the 3,000th hit for (another) position player. Incredible! Super proud! Super Proud.