Fireovid pitched in 31 games for five different teams during parts of six seasons in the majors. He went 3-1 with a 3.39 ERA in 71.2 innings. He broke in with the San Diego Padres in 1981, then pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies, Chicago White Sox and Seattle Mariners before appearing in three games for the Texas Rangers in 1992, to conclude his big-league run. He pitched professionally from 1978-1993 and had eight double-digit win seasons in the minor leagues.
Fireovid earned his first big league win on June 15, 1986, while pitching for the Mariners against the White Sox. He entered the game in the sixth inning in relief of Billy Swift and threw 2.2 innings, allowing three hits but no runs. The Mariners rallied with six runs in the eighth inning to win the game 10-5.
Steve Fireovid – career stats