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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.

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 63 1/3 innings.


Magill, 23, was 11-8 with a 3.75 ERA in 26 starts for Chattanooga. He struck out 168 batters in 146 1/3 innings. Magill was drafted in the 31st round of the 2008 draft out of Royal High in Simi Valley.


-Dylan Hernandez