Steven Farinaro is a proud TPC alumni. Steven had his first lesson at TPC at 9 years old. From then on, he trained at TPC through middle school, high school, and his professional career, taking part in the Pitching and Power Throwing Programs. Farinaro uses his experiences performing at the professional level, knowledge gained from other world-class teammates, academic background, and growth mindset to develop his philosophies on what it takes to become an elite pitcher.
Steven Farinaro is a native of the Bay Area playing for NorCal Baseball and attending Head-Royce School where he had a decorated career. In his senior year, Farinaro posted a record of 12-1 with a 0.82 ERA in 77 innings with 157 strikeouts. His senior season was capped off by winning the NCS Division 5 championship.
During his high school career, Farinaro also represented the 16 and under USA Baseball national team in 2011. In 2011, he won a gold medal in the Pan American Games in Lagos De Moreno, Mexico after making a relief appearance against team Brazil, and a start against team Japan. In addition, Steven received a scholarship and was committed to play collegiate baseball at UCLA, but ultimately chose to sign a professional contract with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Steven was drafted in the 11th round of the 2013 MLB draft by the St. Louis Cardinals and began his professional career in the Gulf Coast League that summer. In addition to the Gulf Coast League, Farinaro pitched for St. Louis Cardinals minor league affiliates in the Appalachian league, New York-Penn league, and Midwest leagues during his professional career.
In 2016, Steven pitched for the State College Spikes in the New York-Penn league posting a record of 9-1, with a 3.46 ERA in 83.1 innings with 53 strikeouts. Farinaro finished the final 31 innings of the season without allowing an earned run, includingstarting game 1 of the New York-Penn league championship series. While throwing 6 scoreless innings in game 1 of the championship series, Farinaro completed the season by leading the Spikes to a New York-Penn league championship, and winning the team’s Pitcher of the Year award.
After playing five seasons in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, Steven attended Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, where he graduated summa cum laude, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy.
With his academic background in Philosophy at Saint Mary’s College combined with his baseball accomplishments, Farinaro brings a unique approach to TPC that will help develop successful, next level players.
Pitching, Power Throwing, Strength and Conditioning, Arm care
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