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Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Dodgers promote Ames & Magill to MLB roster
From the Dodgers -
The Los Angeles Dodgers
promoted right-handed pitchers Steven Ames and Matt Magill to the Major
League roster it was announced by Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti.
24, who hails from Vancouver, WA, pitched for Double-A Chattanooga of
the Southern League last year and was 3-3 with 18 saves and a 1.56 ERA
in 54 games. The reliever struck out 72 batters in 63.1 innings of work
and held right-handed hitters to a .177 average (25-for-141). Ames was
selected by the Dodgers in the 17th round of the 2007 First-Year Player Draft.
Magill, 23, is a local product, who was drafted out of Royal High School in Simi Valley, CA in the 31st
round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft. The California native had a
great season at Double-A Chattanooga in 2012 as he started 26 games for
the Lookouts, posting an 11-8 record with a 3.75 ERA. The right-hander
fanned 168 batters in his 146.1 innings, including four games with 10 or
The addition of the two pitchers brings the Dodgers’ Major League roster to 38 players.