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Fernandez dominates Tribe with 14 punchouts in blowout

Miami, FL -- Jose Fernandez struck out 14 Indians over eight innings as the Miami Marlins ended the Cleveland Indians' eight-game winning streak with a 10-0 blowout. Fernandez (8-5, 2.54) continued his strong rookie campaign, becoming the first major leaguer to strike out at least 13 in consecutive games since Randy Johnson in 2004. The last rookie to accomplish the...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Official: Dodgers trade Ames, Sanchez, and Wall for Ricky Nolasco

The Los Angeles Dodgers have officially acquired starting right-hander Ricky Nolasco from the Miami Marlins for right-handers Josh Wall, Steven Ames and Angel Sanchez. The Dodgers are on the hook for the entire $5.7MM remaining on Nolasco’s contract, but  the Dodgers have reported they will receive international signing bonus slot number 96, which equates to $197,000 in international...
Via Dodgers Rumors
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers trade Steven Ames, Josh Wall, Angel Sanchez for Ricky Nolasco

After an extended rumored pursuit of the right-handed pitcher, the Dodgers landed Ricky Nolasco from the Marlins in a trade for Steven Ames, Josh Wall, and Angel Sanchez, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Dodgers are paying Nolasco’s salary as well. In exchange for a #4 starter in the rotation and extending the reserve of reliable starters to at least six, the Dodgers...
July 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers Prospect Rankings: Pre-Season 2013

Happy Easter! My Dodgers prospects pre-season rankings for 2013 are here, but it’s a bit of a short and sweet version. I was planning on re-starting Prospect Profiles again this year, but unfortunately, I got busy and ran out of time. :-( However, since I still have the information I’ve gathered through watching the games and what not, I think what I’ll do is just release scouting...
March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: Dodgers cut 6, release 4, sign 2 + Puig to start in minors, T-Fed backup favorite

The Dodgers have sent Matt Magill, Steven Ames, and Matt Palmer to minor-league camp, removing them from contention for a 25-man roster spot. Not surprising for any of the three, as Magill and Ames are still a year-plus away from being legitimate roster contenders – especially considering the depth of the Dodgers staff and pen – and Palmer recently underwent knee surgery and...
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers cut Steven Ames, Matt Magill, and Matt Palmer

The Dodgers cut three pitchers on Monday sending them to Minor League camp. Matt Magill and Steven Ames were optioned while non-roster invitee Matt Palmer was reassigned. You may recall it was just five days ago I said Matt Palmer’s outlook was not looking so good. Outlook: More walks than strikes, more losses than wins, nine runs allowed, and even though only two of those were...
Via Dodgers Rumors
March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Making Moves: 2013 Coaching Staff, Scouts Hired, Ames & Magill 40-Man, Minor Deals

The Dodgers announced their full coaching staff for 2013: Don Mattingly – Manager (3rd Season) Chuck Crim – Bullpen Coach (1st Season) Trey Hillman – Bench Coach (3rd Season) Rick Honeycutt – Pitching Coach (8th Season) Davey Lopes – First Base Coach (3rd Season) Mark McGwire – Hitting Coach (1st Season) Tim Wallach – Third Base Coach (3rd Season) Ken Howell – Assistant...
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Ames, Magill promoted to Dodgers' 40-man roster

Right-handed pitchers Steven Ames and Matt Magill were promoted to the Dodgers 40-man roster, making them ineligible to be selected by other teams in the Rule 5 draft next month. The Dodgers now have 38 players on their 40-man roster. Ames, a 24-year-old reliever, saved 18 games and posted a 1.54 earned-run average for double-A Chattanooga this year. He struck out 72 batters in...
Via Fox Sports West
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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