12 Steven Ridings
12 Steven Ridings
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 220
Hometown: Harwood, MD
Previous College: Messiah College
Position: P

Born: 02/28/1994

Bats/Throws: R/R

2019 Status: Experienced-1

- Entering second season with Southern Illinois in 2019

- Excelled with the Miners in 2018 after being traded from the Schaumburg Boomers for two players to be named later, going 5-5 with a 4.16 ERA, 73 strikeouts and just 18 walks allowed in 84 1/3 innings pitched over 14 games (13 starts) to finish second in the Frontier League with 115 total strikeouts and top-5 in the circuit with nine total wins

- Traded to the Miners on June 18th, 2018 after going 4-2 in seven starts with a 3.40 ERA, 42 strikeouts and 18 walks in 39 2/3 innings with Schaumburg

- Played two years in the Seattle Mariners organization, splitting time at five levels in 2017, mostly at Single-A Clinton (nine games/starts, 2-3, 3.55 ERA, 38 strikeouts, 19 walks in 45 2/3 innings)

- Drafted in the 29th round of the 2016 MLB Draft after playing four years collegiately at Messiah College (NCAA D-III), where he went 7-4 with a 1.72 ERA in 14 games (12 starts) as a senior in 2016, striking out 99 and walking 21 in 83 2/3 innings to earn First Team All-Conference, MAC Commonwealth Division Pitcher of the Year honors as well as First Team All-Region accolades from D3Baseball.com