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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
John Reilly Costello
Stat Years
1983-1992  [mlb] 1988-1991
Height/Weight
6-1 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (316)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1960-12-24 in Bronx, New York   [59.230]
High School
Oceanside (Oceanside,NY)
Colleges
Mercyhurst College (Erie, Pennsylvania)
Draft
Selected by the St. Louis Cardinals in Round #24 (#612 overall) of the 1983 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1988-06-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.160)
Service Time
Organizations
SLN [8] SDN [1] MON [1] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 10223 ... retro id: costj001 ... mlbam id: 112714
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1983Erie CardinalsNYPLA-sln-221---256.641592036263.2795147921414061.5711.171.272.975.807.211.95.286
    1983Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA-----221---256.691592036263.7795147921414061.5811.251.282.995.847.261.95.286
    1984Savannah CardinalsSALAsln-232---1393.36262620000166.014280629861145051.377.700.494.666.184.341.33.591
    1984Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA----231---1393.36262620000166.014280629861145051.377.700.494.666.184.341.33.591
    1985Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-243---8134.16282870000188.01881058717601279001.329.000.812.876.085.032.12.381
    1985Minor Totals: SLNbyYearA----241---8134.16282870000188.01881058717601279001.329.000.812.876.085.032.12.381
    1986St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln21254---822.3915122123171.2652119124320021.248.160.133.014.022.641.33.800
    1986Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-254---005.4010000510115.01711916101001.5310.200.603.606.006.601.67.000
    1986Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAA/A+----252---822.92251221713286.7823228230421021.308.560.213.134.393.341.40.800
    1987Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-265---522.31440002544774.0642719522672031.167.780.612.688.153.283.05.714
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-265---204.35610005010.114650781012.0312.190.006.106.975.231.141.000
    1987Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA/AA----262---722.57501002549784.3783324529753041.278.350.543.108.033.532.59.778
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-276---111.842000017201129.1177637340000.825.220.922.1510.432.154.86.500
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln50276Log - Sp - Ext - Perf521.81360001536149.2441510325380101.397.970.544.536.892.721.52.714
    1988Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----271---111.862000017201129.3177637340000.825.260.932.1610.522.164.86.500
    1988MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf521.83360001536149.7441510325380101.408.050.554.576.952.741.52.714
    1989Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-287---001.8040002415.05110140001.209.000.001.807.201.804.00.000
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln50287Log - Sp - Ext - Perf543.32480001148362.1482423520400021.096.930.722.895.783.472.00.556
    1989Minor Totals: SLNbyYearAAA----281---001.8040002415.05110140001.209.000.001.807.201.804.00.000
    1989MLB Totals: SLNbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf543.33480001148362.3482423520400021.106.960.722.905.803.482.00.556
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-298---037.0422000722030.2362624820321001.8310.572.355.879.397.631.60.000
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln50298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.2340003404.17331110011.8514.542.082.082.086.231.00.000
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLBmon50298Log - Sp - Ext - Perf005.6840001406.15542110100.957.112.841.421.427.111.00.000
    1990Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----291---037.1522000722030.7362624820321001.8510.732.385.969.547.751.60.000
    1990MLB Totals: SLN-MONbyYearMLB----292Log - Sp - Ext - Perf006.18800048010.712873220111.3710.592.651.761.767.061.00.000
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-309---122.1517000517329.13116717241021.309.510.312.157.364.913.43.333
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn45309Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.0927000627035.0371512217242001.549.510.514.376.173.861.411.000
    1991Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAAA----301---122.1617000517329.33116717241021.319.590.312.167.424.953.43.333
    1991MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf103.0927000627035.0371512217242001.549.510.514.376.173.861.411.000
    1992Calgary CannonsPCLAAAsea-3110---0113.5040000405.111981201002.4418.561.693.380.0015.190.00.000
    1992Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----311---0114.1240000405.311981201002.5519.411.763.530.0015.880.00.000
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)1162.98119000361194157.7141625213641042231.308.070.743.665.953.551.63.647
    National League Totals (5 yrs)1162.98119000361194157.7141625213641042231.308.070.743.665.953.551.63.647
    Minor League Totals40383.85211761316613526688.366936029455263493250191.358.750.723.446.454.711.87.513
    Minor: A- Totals256.691592036263.7795147921414061.5811.251.282.995.847.261.95.286
    Minor: A Totals21223.79545490000354.03301851492614624114051.348.390.663.716.134.701.65.488
    Minor: A+ Totals822.4015122123171.7652119124320021.258.220.133.034.042.651.33.800
    Minor: AA Totals522.83540003054889.0813828628773031.228.190.612.837.793.842.75.714
    Minor: AAA Totals474.1773100317215110.0114655113441024031.449.331.063.608.355.322.32.364
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (3 yrs)1062.798800029884116.3994236946790131.257.670.703.576.123.261.72.625
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)103.0927000627035.0371512217242001.549.510.514.376.173.861.411.000
    Montreal Expos Totals (1 yrs)005.9040001406.35542110100.987.382.951.481.487.381.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1984Savannah CardinalsSALAsln-23p---12631330002000912000.097.125.097.2223430.000.000.1360.0026.470.000.00.000.0
    1985Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln-24p---22818110000001402000.056.105.056.1612110.056.000.0714.7619.054.000.00.000.0
    1986St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln2125p---3158000000000000000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1986Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-25p---3101000001000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-26p---4444010000001000000.250.400.250.650510.250.000.25020.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-26p---462000000000101000.000.000.000.000300.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-27p---5201000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5027pL-S-E-P5365000000000300000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln5028pL-S-E-P6486000000000502000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0062.500.000.00.000.0
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-29p---7221000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-30p---8173010000000100000.333.333.333.666310.000.000.5000.0033.330.000.00.000.0
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4530pL-S-E-P8271000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)11112000000000903000.000.000.000.0001500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (3 yrs)11112000000000903000.000.000.000.0001500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals188694600030021515000.087.125.087.2127760.029.000.1112.6019.487.500.00.000.0
    Minor: A Totals54494400020011314000.082.118.082.2005540.020.000.1111.8223.6413.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals158000000000000000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals545010001001000000.200.333.200.533610.200.000.20016.670.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals657010000000201000.143.143.143.286810.000.000.2000.0025.000.000.00.000.0
    St. Louis Cardinals Totals (2 yrs)8411000000000802000.000.000.000.0001300.000.000.0000.0061.540.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)271000000000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1983Erie CardinalsNYPLA-22P1500.0570012121.0000.800.0020.0100.06
    1984Savannah CardinalsSALA23P2600.0918202927.9311.000.0018.7100.04
    1985Springfield CardinalsMidwA24P2800.02134305855.9482.000.0020.0100.06
    1986St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+25P1500.0312121615.9381.000.0011.0100.012
    1986Arkansas TravelersTexAA25P1000.0041154.8000.400.007.5100.014
    1987Arkansas TravelersTexAA26P4400.049101413.9290.300.0032.6100.02
    1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAA27P2000.0001010.0000.000.0014.1100.010
    1988St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB27P36049.23300661.0000.200.1222.2100.06
    1989St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB28P48062.13400771.0000.100.1129.6100.04
    1990Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA29P2200.02401661.0000.300.0015.1100.010
    1990Montreal ExposNLMLB29P406.1000000.0000.000.002.5100.016
    1990St. Louis CardinalsNLMLB29P404.1000000.0000.000.002.5100.018
    1991Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA30P1700.0311054.8000.200.0012.1100.012
    1991San Diego PadresNLMLB30P27035.00500551.0000.200.1416.7100.08
    MLB Totals - (P)11901566120018181.0000.200.120.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)590055211210.8330.200.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)5400413211917.8950.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)1500312121615.9381.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)54003052508782.9431.500.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1500570012121.0000.800.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1983Minor15----------
    1984Minor26----------
    1985Minor28----------
    1986Minor25----------
    1987Minor44----------
    1988MLB36----------
    1988Minor20----------
    1989MLB48----------
    1990MLB8----------
    1990Minor22----------
    1991MLB27----------
    1991Minor17----------
    Totals316----------