Found July 31, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The St Louis Cardinals again did what they did last year -- picked up some relief help for a highly thought of piece. They traded third baseman Zack Cox, the fourth best prospect in the organization, to the Miami Marlins in exchange for reliever Edward Mujica, reports Peter Gammons. The 28-year old Mujica has actually been a negative value reliever this year, thanks to a 4.38 ERA and 4.51 FIP in 39 innings. Mujica has always been a homer prone reliever, allowing six this year so far and 35 in total in 239 1/3 innings from 2009 to 2011. His strikeout and walk rates have both gone in the wrong direction this year, and he just doesn't seem to be much of an impact reliever. As for Cox, the first round pick from 2010 has struggled this year in AAA Memphis, with a .716 OPS in 84 games. His power has stayed consistent, but balls just aren't dropping for him. He's still only 23, so he's not a lost cause at all, and the risk is worth taking for the Marlins, especially...

Cardinals get reliever Mujica from Marlins

ST. LOUIS The Cardinals moved to improve their bullpen Tuesday afternoon, acquiring Marlins right-handed reliever Edward Mujica in exchange for Triple-A Memphis third-baseman Zack Cox. Mujica, 28, had a 4.38 ERA in 41 games for Florida but held right-handed batters to a .211 batting average. The control pitcher has walked just nine batters in 39 innings but has given up six home...

Cardinals activate Mujica, option Rosenthal

The St. Louis Cardinals activated newly acquired right-hander Edward Mujica on Wednesday. Mujica is in uniform and will be available to pitch against the Colorado Rockies. To make room for Mujica on the roster, the Cardinals optioned righty Trevor Rosenthal to Triple-A Memphis. Mujica, 28, was acquired from the Miami Marlins for former first-round draft pick Zack Cox. Mujica has...

Cardinals acquire RHP Mujica from Marlina

Right-handed reliever Edward Mujica was acquired by the Cardinals, who sent third baseman Zack Cox to the Marlins, according to the MLB Network. Mujica, 28, has a 4.38 ERA in 39 innings this season. He came to Miami along with outfielder Cameron Maybin in a deal with San Diego in 2010. Mujica missed two weeks during the first half of July recovering from a broken toe on his right...

Marlins trade Mujica for former No. 1 pick

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals acquired bullpen help at the trade deadline, getting right-hander Edward Mujica from the Miami Marlins for 2010 first-round pick Zack Cox. The 28-year-old Mujica (Moo-HEE'-kah) is 0-3 with a 4.38 ERA and two saves in 41 games and has held right-handed hitters to a .211 batting average. Last year he was 9-6 with a 2.96 ERA. The 23-year...

Marlins trade Edward Mujica to the Cardinals

The Miami Marlins traded right handed pitcher Edward Mujica to the St. Louis Cardinals for Zack Cox according to Peter Gammons of MLB Network. Mujica, 28, went 0-3 with a 4.38 ERA,  1.4 HR/9, 2.1 BB/9 and 6.0 SO/9 in 39.0 innings with the Marlins in 2012. Cox, 23, is hitting .254/.294/.421 with 9 HR's, 30 RBI's and a .716 OPS in 316 plate appearances with the Cardinals&...

MLB Trade Deadline Notes: NL Central

The MLB trade deadline came and went on Tuesday and the Cardinals were predictably silent. They did acquire RH relief pitcher Edward Mujica from the Miami Marlins for 2010 first round draft pick Zack Cox. So far Mujica is 0-3 with a 4.38 ERA in 2012. He has kept RH batters to a .211 average, though. Effectively positioning himself as the Cardinals replacement Kyle McClellan.Not...
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