Ivan Arteaga

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Ivan Jose Arteaga

  • Bats Left, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 227 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ivan Arteaga played 9 seasons in the minors and has coached 10 minor league seasons (through 2010).

Ivan signed with the Montréal Expos in 1989, and went 5-2 for the DSL Expos from 1989-1991. He did not pitch in 1992. He split 1993 between the Burlington Bees (6-5, 2.83) and West Palm Beach Expos (0-3, 8.04). He was 7th in the Midwest League in ERA. The Expos then dealt him with Rodney Pedraza to the Colorado Rockies for Freddie Benavides.

Arteaga spent both 1994 and 1995 with the New Haven Ravens. He was 8-9 with a 3.48 ERA the first year, allowing only 123 hits but 70 walks in 150 innings. He fell to 2-4, 5.56 the second season, then missed two years due to injury. Returning to action in 1998 with the New York Mets organization, Ivan was a reliever for the St. Lucie Mets (2-1, 5.17) and Binghamton Mets (2-1, Sv, 4.74).

In 1999, Arteaga had a 10-5, 3.71 season for the Elmira Pioneers. He was 10th in the Northern League's Eastern Division in ERA. Ivan ended his playing career in 2000 with Elmira (6-2, 3.02) and the Oaxaca Warriors (1-2, 15.00).

Arteaga was pitching coordinator of the Minnesota Twins' Venezuelan Academy from 2001-2005 (also working as pitching coach for the 2004 DSL Twins) and then was pitching coach for the GCL Twins in 2006-2011, Elizabethton Twins in 2012 Fort Myers Miracle in 2013 Cedar Rapids Kernels in 2014, Fort Myers again in 2015, and Chattanooga Lookouts in 2016-2018. He moved to the Miami Marlins' chain as pitching coach of the DSL Marlins in 2019.