Wieters went 1-for-2 with a two-run single, a walk and a run during a win over the Brewers in the second game of a doubleheader Friday. Wieters made the final contribution to the Cardinals' nine-run barrage by plating Paul DeJong and Dylan Carlson with a timely fifth-inning single. The veteran backstop continues to see limited opportunities behind starter Yadier Molina, but he's enjoyed a solid September in the form of a .304 average with a double, four RBI, two walks, two hit by pitches and three runs in 13 games this month.
Wieters entered Monday's loss to the Cubs as a replacement for Yadier Molina (elbow) and went 1-for-1 with an RBI single. Activated from the injured list Friday after overcoming a toe bruise, Wieters went 0-for-2 in a start during the second game of Saturday's twin bill against Chicago. However, he bounced back Monday to deliver the only run of the game for the Cardinals in the seventh inning, marking his first RBI of the campaign. The combination of his own recent two-week absence and Molina's penchant for playing nearly every day has kept Wieters to just 16 plate appearances across eight games this season, with the bulk of that action coming when the former was in his final days on the COVID-19 injured list.
Wieters (toe) was activated from the injured list Friday. Wieters missed two weeks with a bruised toe. He'll return to his role as Yadier Molina's backup, with Andrew Knizner getting optioned in a corresponding move.
Wieters (toe) was able to run the bases and the outfield Saturday at Busch Stadium, Anne Rogers of MLB.com reports. His activity level was noteworthy, as Wieters appears to have definitely made good progress over the last few days. Manager Mike Shildt confirmed to reporters that Wieters is now likely to go on the team's upcoming road trip that begins Monday and be activated from the injured list at some point during it.
Wieters (toe) will work out at Busch Stadium on Saturday, the Associated Press reports. The backup catcher will take another step toward potential activation with Saturday's workout. Wieters is first eligible to come off the injured list Sunday, and the outcome of his increase in activity Saturday will have a large part to play in the decision.
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