The All-Star catcher was activated from the 15-day disabled list Friday and was batting sixth in the opener of a weekend series against the
“He's probably one of the toughest guys I've ever seen in the big leagues,” general manager
The 32-year-old Molina tore a ligament in his right thumb sliding into third base on July 9 and he underwent surgery two days later. He missed seven weeks, beating the original prognosis of eight to 12 weeks and perhaps the rest of the season.
"I feel good, 100% good," Molina said. "Every part of my body feels great and I'm ready to go."