Steven van Groningen

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Steven van Groningen

  • Bats Right, Throws Right

Biographical Information[edit]

Steven van Groningen has been a pitcher in the Hoofdklasse.

Van Groningen debuted in 2009, going 0-1 with a 2.92 ERA and walked 8 in 12 1/3 innings for Kinheim. The next year, he allowed five runs (three earned) in 6 2/3 IP. He struggled at 1-0, 8.14 with 20 walks in 22 1/3 innings in 2011. In 2012, the 24-year-old reliever went 0-2 with a 4.22 ERA in 13 outings. He came up big in Kinheim's upset sweep of DOOR Neptunus in the 2012 Holland Series; in his lone appearance, he relieved Nick Veltkamp in game 2 with a 1-1 tie, the bases loaded and two outs. He retired Benjamin Dille to end the inning, then worked a shutout 6th before being relieved by Pim Walsma.