He spent three years in the Giants' organization before getting to the major leagues. The 6'3", 215 pound right-hander made his major league debut on September 17, 1996. His stay in the majors lasted just 10 days, as his final MLB game was on September 27. Over those ten days, he started all three of the games he pitched in, compiling a 2-0 record while giving up 16 hits in 132⁄3innings and gaining an ERA of 5.27. He walked six and struck out nine.
Steve Soderstrom currently runs a baseball teaching facility in Turlock, CA, his hometown.