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Steven Ames | Relief Pitcher

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/15/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Marlins sent RHP Steven Ames outright to Triple-A New Orleans.
The 25-year-old hurler appeared in four games for the Fish in 2013, registering a 4.50 ERA, 2.00 WHIP and 4/1 K/BB ratio in four innings. His numbers in 46 1/3 innings at Triple-A weren't much more encouraging, compiling a 3.69 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 34/17 K/BB ratio, though that was in the hitter-friendly PCL. He could compete for a role in the Marlins bullpen during spring training. Sat, Oct 5, 2013 08:17:00 AM

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Marlins optioned RHP Steven Ames to Triple-A New Orleans.

Ames allowed six hits, two walks and two earned runs in four innings during his two-week stay with the Fish. Miami will make a corresponding roster move Friday.
Wed, Aug 14, 2013 05:32:00 PM

Marlins recalled RHP Steven Ames from Triple-A New Orleans.

Acquired in the Ricky Nolasco trade, Ames tossed seven scoreless innings at New Orleans to earn a promotion. He'll be used in middle relief.
Sun, Jul 28, 2013 09:10:00 AM

Marlins acquired RHPs Steven Ames, Josh Wall and Angel Sanchez from the Dodgers for RHP Ricky Nolasco.

Ames has struggled out of the bullpen at Triple-A Albuquerque this season, but he posted a promising 1.56 ERA, 1.03 WHIP and 72/13 K/BB ratio over 63 1/3 innings at Double-A Chattanooga in 2012. He could see time in the Marlins bullpen at some point this season.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 09:48:00 PM

Steven Ames is rumored to be one of three minor league arms that would head to the Marlins if the Dodgers are able to execute a trade for Ricky Nolasco.

Ames, a 25-year-old righty and former 17th-round selection of the Dodgers, owns a 2-2 record, 3.67 ERA and 1.69 WHIP through 34 1/3 innings in the bullpen at Triple-A Albuquerque this season. The Dodgers are reportedly willing to take on all of Nolasco's salary, so the Marlins aren't going to receive any top-tier prospects in return. A finalized agreement is drawing closer.
Sat, Jul 6, 2013 08:09:00 PM

Dodgers optioned RHPs Steven Ames and Matt Magill to Triple-A Albuquerque and reassigned RHP Matt Palmer to minor league camp.

Magill will join Albuquerque's rotation, while Ames will likely be their closer and has a good chance at a call-up this season. Palmer will have arthroscopic knee surgery soon.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 01:04:00 PM

Dodgers purchased the contract of RHP Steven Ames from Double-A Chattanooga.

The Dodgers weren't going to risk losing him in the Rule 5 Draft. Ames has put up an impressive 1.93 ERA with a whopping 236 strikeouts over 172 2/3 relief innings in his minor league career. He could make his major league debut sometime in 2013.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 08:23:00 PM