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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.

Steve Ontiveros
Pitcher
Born: (1961-03-05) March 5, 1961 (age 58)
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
Strikeouts382
Teams
Career highlights and awards

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.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Academy, Players Choice. "PCA Baseball Instructors in Scottsdale, Arizona". playerschoiceaz.com. Retrieved 2017-02-19.

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