|Born: March 5, 1961|
Tularosa, New Mexico
|June 14, 1985, for the Oakland Athletics|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 2000, for the Boston Red Sox|
|Earned run average||3.67|
|Career highlights and awards|
Steven Ontiveros (born March 5, 1961) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. From 1985 through 2000, Ontiveros played for the Oakland Athletics (1985-88, 1994-95), Philadelphia Phillies (1989-90), Seattle Mariners (1993) and Boston Red Sox (2000). He batted and threw right-handed. He attended the University of Michigan where he gained a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education.
In a ten-season career, Ontiveros posted a 34-31 record with 19 saves and a 3.67 ERA in 207 games pitched (73 as a starter). In 1995, Ontiveros earned a trip to the 1995 Major League Baseball All-Star Game after posting an American League leading ERA in 1994. In giving up Jeff Conine's game-winning home run, in the same game, Ontiveros was credited with the loss on behalf of starter Randy Johnson.
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