Somsen Promoted to Bakersfield; Amezcua Returns

By Tom Nichols / Dayton Dragons | April 24, 2014 5:25 PM ET

DAYTON, OHIO-The Dayton Dragons announced the following roster changes today: 

Right-handed pitcher Layne Somsen has been promoted from Dayton to Bakersfield.

Right-handed pitcher Tony Amezcua has been sent from Bakersfield to Dayton.

The Dragons roster remains at the Midwest League limit of 25 players. 

Somsen appeared in seven games out of the Dayton bullpen, going 1-1 with a 0.87 earned run average. 

Amezcua appeared in just two games with Bakersfield, allowing no runs in two and one-third innings. Amezcua spent the entire 2013 season with the Dragons, going 3-2 with a 5.95 ERA in 37 relief appearances.

The Dragons continue a seven-game road trip tonight at South Bend at 7:05 p.m. (EDT). All Dragons games can be heard on WONE 980-AM, via the internet at, or through the Dragons Mobile App. The next home game is Monday, April 28 vs. Lansing at Fifth Third Field at 7:00 p.m. Call (937) 228-2287 for ticket information.


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