Yadier Molina (oblique) tried to swing the bat on Wednesday, but Cardinals manager Mike Matheny acknowledged that the injured catcher "did not feel good."
Yadier Molina (oblique) is expected to get a cortisone shot on Tuesday or Wednesday.
The Cardinals haven't ruled out using Yadier Molina (oblique) as a defensive replacement in Game 3 of the NLCS against the Giants on Tuesday.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said catcher Yadier Molina (oblique) is "watch and see" and remains day-to-day.
Yadier Molina was on the Cardinals' chartered flight to San Francisco on Monday afternoon.
Yadier Molina was forced to leave Game 2 of the NLCS against the Giants on Sunday with a strained left oblique.
Yadier Molina was forced to leave Game 2 of the NLCS on Sunday in the sixth inning due to an apparent injury.
Yadier Molina went 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Sunday's win over the Rockies.
Yadier Molina connected for an RBI double in Friday's win over the Rockies.
Cardinals manager Mike Matheny conceded Thursday that Yadier Molina's surgically-repaired right thumb is still affecting the catcher.
Yadier Molina is not in the Cardinals' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon versus the Reds.
Yadier Molina went 1-for-4 with a single on Monday.
Yadier Molina is in the Cardinals' lineup for the second half of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs.
As expected, Yadier Molina is not in the Cardinals lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Cubs.