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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Stephen Eugene Foster Jr
Stat Years
1988-1994  [mlb] 1991-1993
Height/Weight
6-0 / 180
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (253)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
1966-08-16 in Dallas, Texas   [53.155]
Death
High School
DeSoto (Desoto,TX)
Colleges
University of Texas-Arlington (Arlington, Texas), Blinn College (Brenham, Texas)
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #12 (#306 overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Chuck Lamar
MLB Debut
1991-08-22 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.006)
Service Time
Organizations
CIN [7]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 11529 ... retro id: fosts001 ... mlbam id: 114339
Relations
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1988Billings MustangsPioRkcin16211---231.19180001418730.1155407271030.734.450.002.088.011.483.86.400
    1988Minor Totals: CINbyYearRk----211---231.20180001418730.3155407271030.734.490.002.098.071.503.86.400
    1989Cedar Rapids RedsMidwAcin-222---032.145100047512359.0461614219555051.107.020.312.908.392.442.89.000
    1989Minor Totals: CINbyYearA----221---032.145100047512359.0461614219555051.107.020.312.908.392.442.89.000
    1990Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-233---5105.345000042502059.0693835633523041.7310.530.925.037.935.801.58.333
    1990Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----231---5105.345000042502059.0693835633523041.7310.530.925.037.935.801.58.333
    1991Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin8244---021.151700016171015.2104204182030.895.740.002.3010.342.304.50.000
    1991Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-244---232.144100025411254.2461713429520011.377.570.664.778.562.801.79.400
    1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin54244Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.9311000511014.075314110000.794.500.642.577.073.212.75.000
    1991Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA/AAA----242---251.935800041582270.3562115433702041.277.190.514.248.992.702.12.286
    1991MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.9311000511014.075314110000.794.500.642.577.073.212.75.000
    1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-255---532.6817700610150.1532015322281011.499.480.543.935.013.581.27.625
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin54255Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.8831100730250.0521616413341001.309.360.722.346.122.882.62.500
    1992Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----251---532.6917700610150.3532015322281011.509.520.543.955.033.591.27.625
    1992MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf112.8831100730250.0521616413341001.309.360.722.346.122.882.62.500
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin54266Log - Sp - Ext - Perf221.7517000717025.2238515160011.098.060.351.755.612.813.20.500
    1993MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf221.7917000717025.7238515160011.118.210.361.795.712.863.20.500
    1994Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-277---000.0033000003.11000210000.902.700.005.402.700.000.50.000
    1994Minor Totals: CINbyYearAA----271---000.0033000003.31000210000.972.900.005.812.900.000.50.000
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)332.42591001958289.7822924622611011.178.270.612.226.152.932.77.500
    National League Totals (3 yrs)332.42591001958289.7822924622611011.178.270.612.226.152.932.77.500
    Minor League Totals14242.75197100015018773272.32401008315116233120171.317.940.503.847.713.312.01.368
    Minor: Rk Totals231.20180001418730.3155407271030.734.490.002.098.071.503.86.400
    Minor: A Totals032.145100047512359.0461614219555051.107.020.312.908.392.442.89.000
    Minor: AA Totals5124.277030058673078.0804237639715071.539.230.694.508.194.851.82.294
    Minor: AAA Totals762.4058700315113105.0993728751801021.438.490.604.376.863.171.57.538
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (3 yrs)332.42591001958289.7822924622611011.178.270.612.226.152.932.77.500
    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%
    1991Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-24p---1411100000001000000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcin-25p---2179100000000101000.000.000.000.0001000.000.000.0000.0010.000.000.00.000.0
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5425pL-S-E-P2315010000000100000.200.200.200.400510.000.000.2500.0020.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5426pL-S-E-P3170000000000001000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)485010000000101000.200.200.200.400610.000.000.2500.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)485010000000101000.200.200.200.400610.000.000.2500.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals5810200000001101000.000.091.000.0911200.100.000.0008.338.331.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals5810200000001101000.000.091.000.0911200.100.000.0008.338.331.000.00.000.0
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (2 yrs)485010000000101000.200.200.200.400610.000.000.2500.0016.670.000.00.000.0
    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
    1988Billings MustangsPioRk21P1800.03600991.0000.500.0026.1100.02
    1989Cedar Rapids RedsMidwA22P5100.068211614.8750.300.0037.2100.01
    1990Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA23P5000.0513131918.9470.400.0034.7100.01
    1991Chattanooga LookoutsSouAA24P1700.02502771.0000.400.0011.8100.08
    1991Nashville SoundsAmerAAA24P4100.049201513.8670.300.0028.7100.03
    1991Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P11014.02100331.0000.300.216.8100.015
    1992Nashville SoundsAmerAAA25P1700.0351198.8890.500.0011.8100.012
    1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P31050.05110016161.0000.500.3219.1100.08
    1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLB26P17025.20200221.0000.100.0810.5100.016
    MLB Totals - (P)590897140021211.0000.400.240.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)5800714312421.8750.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)6700718152625.9620.400.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)510068211614.8750.300.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)18003600991.0000.500.000.00.00
    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
    1988Minor18----------
    1989Minor51----------
    1990Minor50----------
    1991MLB11----------
    1991Minor58----------
    1992MLB31----------
    1992Minor17----------
    1993MLB17----------
    Totals253----------