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Steven Ames | Relief Pitcher

Team: Miami Marlins
Age / DOB:  (26) / 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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jarrod Saltalamacchia
2Jeff Mathis
3J.T. Realmuto
1B1Garrett Jones
2Jeff Baker
3Justin Bour
2B1Rafael Furcal
2Jordany Valdespin
3Enrique Hernandez
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Donovan Solano
3B1Casey McGehee
2Ed Lucas
LF1Christian Yelich
2Reed Johnson
CF1Marcell Ozuna
RF1Giancarlo Stanton
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Nathan Eovaldi
2Henderson Alvarez
3Tom Koehler
4Jarred Cosart
5Brad Hand
6Brad Penny
7Andrew Heaney
8Jose Fernandez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Steve Cishek
2Mike Dunn
3A.J. Ramos
4Bryan Morris
5Carter Capps
6Chris Hatcher
7Sam Dyson
8Dan Jennings
9Kevin Gregg
10Anthony DeSclafani