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Steve OntiverosTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1980-2001 MLB Years: 1985-2000
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Drafted
Rated Prospect

PositionsP-373, DH-1Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameSteven Ontiveros
Height6-0Weight190BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMarch 5,1961 [57.162]PlaceTularosa,New Mexico
CollegeUniversity of Michigan (Ann Arbor,MI)

DraftedSelected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (54th overall) of the 1982 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsFrank FranchiDick Wiencek
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1984-OAK-#4
MLB DebutJune 14,1985 [24.101]
OrganizationsOAK [10] PHI [3] ANA [1] SEA [1] BAL [1] SLN [1] BOS [1] CAL [1] COL [1] MIL [1] MIN [1] NYN [1] Awards1
TBC Player ID16179Retrosheet IDontis001MLBAM ID120036
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts46Walks72Hittable60SO/BB69vsPower60Hitting2Durability38Team.492Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1980MichiganCollegeNCAAFrS/R19862.8719910720294.0743330053850001.357.09--5.078.141.60.571-
1981MichiganCollegeNCAASoRel20000.0021021000481.00000066000--------7.330.00--
1982MichiganCollegeNCAAJrS/R21621.9416610210341.229139024340001.276.26--5.187.341.42.750-
1982Medford A'sNwstA-oak-Rel21100.0040400308.03000490000.883.38--4.5010.132.251.000-
1982West Haven A'sEastAAoak-Rel21226.3316214005027.0342619412281001.7011.331.334.009.332.33.500-
1982Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--Rel0324.8920218008035.0372619416371001.519.511.034.119.512.31.600-
1983Albany/Colonie A'sEastAAoak-S/R22843.7532131950125129.213162541136913001.299.090.762.506.322.53.667-
1984Madison MuskiesMidwAoak-ST23312.05550200030.22310706261000.956.75--1.767.634.33.750-
1984Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST23117.94220000011.01811103560002.0314.292.383.974.761.20.500-
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0423.64770200041.1412117311321001.248.790.642.366.862.91.667-
1985Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-Rel24302.9415015007233.2261311121301001.406.950.275.618.021.431.000-
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak53Rel24131.93390390018874.2451716419361020.865.420.482.294.341.89.2503.26
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak53R/CL25224.714604600271072.27240381025544011.338.921.243.106.692.16.5004.15
1987Tacoma TigersPCLAAAoak-ST26003.0011000003.01110211001.003.00--6.003.000.50--
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak53S/R261084.003522132161150.214178671950974141.278.421.132.995.791.94.5564.30
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak53ST27344.6110100000054.2573228421305501.439.380.663.464.941.43.4293.78
1989Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST28000.0011000003.03000300001.808.10--8.10--0.00--
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41S/R28213.82651000030.2341513215122001.609.980.594.403.520.80.6674.30
1990Clearwater PhilliesFSLA+phi-ST29002.3533000007.24220320000.914.70--3.522.350.67--
1990Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST29029.0022000006.07660280001.5010.50--3.0012.004.00.000-
1990Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0025.27550000013.2118805100001.177.24--3.296.592.00.000-
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41Rel29002.70505001010.09331360001.208.100.902.705.402.00-3.81
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-ST30212.90770000031.0291110210212001.268.420.582.906.102.10.667-
1993Portland BeaversPCLAAAmin-S/R32762.87201642020103.0904033520735001.067.840.441.746.363.65.538-
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea52Rel32021.0014014008018.0183206131001.339.00--3.006.502.17.0002.54
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak50S/R33642.652713142050115.0933934726565061.037.260.552.034.372.15.6003.78
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak50ST34964.37222202100129.214475631238775041.409.990.832.645.342.03.6004.09
1996Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+cal-ST35112.2522000008.012320081001.5013.50----9.000.00.500-
1997Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+ana-ST360127.0011000000.00110100003.00----27.00--0.00.000-
1998Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-ST37513.6816142002180.27735331025641001.268.591.122.797.142.56.833-
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-ST37018.3833000009.21411912100101.6613.030.931.869.315.00.000-
1998Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0524.1819172002189.09146421127741101.319.071.102.697.372.74.714-
1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAAmil-ST38514.44880000048.2472624512331001.218.690.922.226.102.75.833-
2000Valley VipersWestInd-ST39443.59990210062.2563125516550001.158.040.722.307.903.44.500-
2000Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol43ST39412.91880000043.0361514610332001.067.481.252.086.853.30.800-
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41S/R391110.1331200005.09661412002.4415.191.696.751.690.25.5007.45
2001Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak32ST40764.5516151000085.09450431128643101.449.951.162.966.782.29.538-
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-ST40222.83770110041.032131329283100.996.970.441.966.103.11.500-
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0983.99232211100126.012663561337926201.298.980.932.646.552.49.529-
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter34313.6720773134626519658.262230827060207382296171.258.460.822.825.201.85.5231.04
Minor League Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter51313.6916911059101318707.26813362926121153525301.258.610.772.676.772.54.622-
AAA Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter36203.66104822231113491.14672262014614736319301.248.500.842.686.612.47.643-
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1084.3750173350175162.2172947915501274001.369.520.832.777.032.54.556-
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter122.81660000015.1166504101001.259.00--2.255.632.50.333-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter312.05550200030.22310706261000.956.75--1.767.634.33.750-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter100.0040400308.03000490000.883.38--4.5010.132.251.000-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter443.59990210062.2563125516550001.158.040.722.307.903.44.500-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1481.625615419309216.210346390771850000.834.28--3.207.682.40.636-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter31273.7017967112625619595.255228124656179350246171.228.310.842.705.271.96.534-
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter021.0014014008018.0183206131001.339.00--3.006.502.17.000-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter213.541156001040.2431816318182001.509.520.663.983.981.00.667-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1110.1331200005.09661412002.4415.191.696.751.690.25.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings11103.6769244521226220.020710290206912710261.258.460.822.825.201.85.5241.04
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings16103.6952341830102220.02111049019651658101.258.610.772.676.772.54.615-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi41p28612211003001200000.083.154.167.3212113.100.084.167.1557.6915.382.000.000.00100.00
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-p3072010000001000000.500.667.5001.167103.500.000.500.53833.330.000.000.000.000.00
1998Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln-p3732000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1999Louisville RiverBatsILAAAmil-p3882000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2000Colorado Springs Sky SoxPCLAAAcol43p3986330001002014000.500.667.5001.1673013.500.000.333.54415.380.000.000.000.000.00
2001Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-p4072000000000102000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1912311003001200000.083.154.167.3212113.100.084.167.0007.6915.382.000.000.00100.00
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3314340001003216000.286.444.286.7304024.333.000.214.00012.508.330.670.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3314340001003216000.286.444.286.7304024.333.000.214.00012.508.330.670.000.000.00
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter612211003001200000.083.154.167.3212113.100.084.167.0007.6915.382.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162102269900260091700000.083.154.167.321179111.100.084.167.0007.6915.382.000.000.00100.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626915200005001510529000.286.444.286.730200118.333.000.214.00012.508.330.670.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1982Medford A's NwstA-oak21P4---3--331.0000.75------4100.05.7
1982West Haven A's EastAAoak21P16--142-75.7140.31------16100.011.4
1983Albany/Colonie A's EastAAoak22P32--831134039.9751.22------32100.023.5
1984Madison Muskies MidwAoak23P5--571-1312.9232.40------5100.03.6
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak23P2--14-1551.0002.50------2100.01.4
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak24P15--37411410.7140.67------15100.010.6
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P39-74714112221.9550.540.28-----39100.024.1
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P46-72210-112121.0000.260.17-----46100.028.4
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak26P1--11--221.0002.00------1100.00.7
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak26P35-15014291-4443.9771.230.29-----35100.021.6
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P10-54612--18181.0001.800.33-----1376.96.2
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27DH1---------------137.70.6
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi28P6-3049-213131.0002.170.43-----6100.03.7
1990Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi29P3--1---111.0000.33------3100.02.2
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi29P5-1023--551.0001.000.50-----5100.03.1
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi30P7--46--10101.0001.43------7100.04.9
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin32P20--1414112928.9661.40------20100.014.0
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea32P14-18-21232.6670.140.11-----14100.08.6
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33P27-1151522-237371.0001.370.32-----27100.023.7
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak34P22-1291726-443431.0001.950.33-----22100.015.3
1996Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+cal35P2--11--221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1997Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana36P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.00.8
1998Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal37P16--518-123231.0001.44------16100.011.1
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln37P3--1-1-21.5000.33------3100.02.1
1999Louisville RiverBats ILAAAmil38P8--971-1716.9412.00------8100.05.6
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol39P8--48-112121.0001.50------8100.05.6
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos39P3-5-------------3100.01.9
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak40P16--772-1614.8750.88------16100.011.1
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn40P7--15--661.0000.86------7100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P207-65767127312197194.9850.940.30-----2070.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P103--507795136127.9341.23------1030.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P48--935334744.9360.92------480.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P6--22--441.0000.67------60.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P5--571-1312.9232.40------50.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4---3--331.0000.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1982Medford A's NwstA-oak214----------
1982West Haven A's EastAAoak2116----------
1983Albany/Colonie A's EastAAoak2232----------
1984Madison Muskies MidwAoak235----------
1984Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak232----------
1985Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak2415----------
1985Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2439----------
1986Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2546----------
1987Tacoma Tigers PCLAAAoak261----------
1987Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2635----------
1988Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2710---------1
1989Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi286----------
1990Clearwater Phillies FSLA+phi293----------
1990Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi295----------
1991Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi307----------
1993Portland Beavers PCLAAAmin3220----------
1993Seattle MarinersALMLBsea3214----------
1994Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3327----------
1995Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3422----------
1996Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+cal352----------
1997Lake Elsinore Storm CalifA+ana361----------
1998Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal3716----------
1998Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln373----------
1999Louisville RiverBats ILAAAmil388----------
2000Colorado Springs Sky Sox PCLAAAcol398----------
2000Boston Red SoxALMLBbos393----------
2001Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak4016----------
2001Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn407----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2006San Diego Surf DawgsGoldIndIndy-45Hitting Coach803545.43812.05Terry Kennedy
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [1]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1987AL Pitcher of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2001-01-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2000-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2000-09-10ContractSigned as Free Agent by Red Sox. 
2000-09-09Released by Rockies. 
2000-07-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Rockies. 
1999-07-24Released by Brewers. 
1999-05-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
1999-03-31Released by Devil Rays. 
1999-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
1998-07-25Released by Orioles. 
1998-05-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Orioles. 
1998-04-23Released by Cardinals. 
1998-02-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
1997-10-06Released by Angels. 
1997-01-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1996-10-10Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-01-26ContractSigned as Free Agent by Angels. 
1995-11-01Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1995-04-11ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1994-10-24Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1994-01-31ContractSigned as Free Agent by Athletics. 
1993-10-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1993-08-10TradeTraded by Twins to Mariners for Greg Shockey. 
1993-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Twins. 
1992-04-16Released by Tigers. 
1992-02-28ContractSigned as Free Agent by Tigers. 
1991-11-11Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1989-02-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Phillies. 
1988-12-21Released by Athletics. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1985Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2460,000-51633-370,78060,00060,000
1986Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll2588,000-5262125386,34760,000148,000
1987Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll26131,500-3822046344,90660,000279,500
1988Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27200,000-3741647392,10762,500479,500
1989Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll28180,000-4172048429,80262,500659,500
1990Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll29150,000-5032027515,727100,000809,500
1993Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll32115,000-7173020968,431109,000924,500
1994Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll33175,000-5551938957,101109,0001,099,500
1995Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll34965,000-2321175999,520109,0002,064,500
2000Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll39175,000-79551-1,394,248200,0002,239,500
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red