Steve Ontiveros (pitcher)
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Steve Ontiveros Pitcher
Steve Ontiveros
Born: (1961-03-05) March 5, 1961 (age 59)
Tularosa, New Mexico
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 14, 1985, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2000, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Win-loss record34-31
Earned run average3.67
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.

He now owns and operates Player's Choice Academy[1] in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 2008, he was the pitching coach for the Chinese National baseball team in the Beijing Olympics.

See also


  1. ^ Academy, Players Choice. "PCA Baseball Instructors in Scottsdale, Arizona". Retrieved .

External links

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