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Marlins ship Mujica to Cardinals for minor league third baseman

ATLANTA -- The Marlins have shipped off reliever Edward Mujica to the Cardinals for minor league third baseman Zachary Cox.

Zachary CoxThe 6-foot, 215-pounder and 25th overall pick in the 2010 draft was hitting .254 (76 for 299) with nine homers, 30 RBI for Triple A Memphis. 

Cox fills a big need for the Marlins, who traded away three-time All-Star Hanley Ramirez to the Dodgers last week for pitching prospects and have little at the hot corner.

Cox, a left-handed hitter, will report to Double A Jacksonville the Marlins have said.

More deals are expected we've been told.

Here's a video of Cox hitting a home run for Memphis on July 20.