Thomson ReutersOctober 7, 2013 12:46
INF Gil Velazquez, RHP Stephen Ames, RHP Jose Ceda and 1B Joe Mahoney were outrighted to Triple-A New Orleans as the Marlins cleared room on their 40-man roster. Ceda, 26, last appeared in the majors in 2011. He missed nearly all of the 2013 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery in April 2012. Mahoney, 26, hit .276 with a homer and four RBIs in nine games for Miami this year. Ames, 25, made four relief appearances for the Marlins in 2013, going 0-1 with a 4.50 ERA. Velazquez, 33, made one hitless plate appearance in his lone major league game of the season.