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Mujica named Cardinals sixth MLB All-Star

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St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Edward Mujica (44) and right fielder Carlos Beltran celebrate a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs after a baseball game on Friday, July 12 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) By Charles Rex Arbogast St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Edward Mujica (44) and right fielder Carlos Beltran celebrate a 3-2 win over the Chicago Cubs after a baseball game on Friday, July 12 2013, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) By Charles Rex Arbogast

(KMOV.com) -- There will now be six Cardinals represented in the MLB All-Star Game Tuesday.

On Sunday, Cards closer Edward Mujica wil take teammate Adam Wainwright’s spot.

Wainwright chose to give up his spot due to pitching starting Sunday night’s game against the Chicago Cubs.

This is Mujica’s first ever All-Star appearance.

Mujica has saved 26 games this season in 27 chances. He has a 2.24 ERA.

The 2013 MLB All-Star game is in New York on Tuesday.

Video: Mujica's reaction
 

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