OKC outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been traded to the Miami Marlins for minor league catcher Jobduan Morales, reports Alyson Footer via twitter.
Ruggiano was hitting, signed to a minor league deal by the Astros this past off season, was hitting .325/.409/.581 with five homeruns.
Morales was the 2009 ninth round draft pick for Miami. He's yet to appear this season, but last year as a twenty year old he hit .275/.386/.444 with four home runs in 55 games, 52 of which were at the Low-A level. He caught just 15 % of would be base stealers, and the Marlins had him play about half of his time at first base.