Not all trades are big: The Cardinals traded for Edward Mujica

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Look! A trade not involving the Phillies:

 

That would be the Cardinals getting Mujica from the Marlins. Cox is a Triple-A third baseman.

Mujica is 0-3 with a 4.38 ERA in 41 appearances this year. He has struck out 26 and walked 9 in 39 innings.  Cox is at Memphis, hitting .254/.294/.421 with 9 homers in 316 plate appearances.

Video: Javier Báez jukes David Freese to avoid tag at first base

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Cubs shortstop Javier Báez pulled off one of the best jukes you’ll see, avoiding the tag from David Freese on a play at first base in the second inning of Tuesday night’s game against the Dodgers. Báez barely made contact with a Kenta Maeda pitch well outside the strike zone, tapping it towards Freese. Báez halted his momentum, juking Freese while he attempted to apply the tag, then dove into first base.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts attempted to argue that Báez went out of the baseline, but the umpires’ no-call stood and Báez had himself a single. He would end up stranded on base, unfortunately for him and the Cubs.