Steve Green (baseball)

From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Steve Green
Relief pitcher
Born: (1978-01-26) January 26, 1978 (age 41)
Greenfield Park, Quebec
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 7, 2001, for the Anaheim Angels
Last MLB appearance
April 7, 2001, for the Anaheim Angels
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 3.00
Strikeouts 4
Medal record
Men's baseball
Representing  Canada
Pan American Games
Bronze medal – third place 1999 Winnipeg Team competition

Steve Green (born January 26, 1978) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher. He has played one game in the majors with the Anaheim Angels in 2001.

His major league debut was on April 7, 2001, against the Oakland Athletics. He pitched 6 innings and allowed 2 runs with 4 strikeouts, 4 hits and 6 walks. In 2007, he played for the Norfolk Tides, the Baltimore Orioles Triple-A affiliate, and, at the end of the season, decided to join the Canadian baseball team for the 2008 Olympic Baseball Qualification Tournament for the Beijing Games. After helping his national team qualify for the Olympics, Green signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies for the 2008 season. He spent the entire season with the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, recording a 3.09 ERA in 35 games.

In February 2009, he signed a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox. He was later released. On April 15, 2009, Green signed a minor league contract with the Phillies and was sent to Triple-A Lehigh Valley for a second year in a row, but got released by the Phillies soon after and had surgery, putting an end to his 2009 season.

In 2010, Green signed a contract with the Québec Capitales of the Can-Am League but his contract is terminated after an argument with the coaching staff. He then joined the Acton Vale Castors, in the Ligue de Baseball Senior Élite du Québec.