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Chris CosteHigh Level: MLB Stat Years: 1995-2009 MLB Years: 2006-2009
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Arizona Fall League
World Series Champion

PositionsC-667, 1B-229, 3B-186, 2B-32, OF-13, P-5, DH-3Position when DraftedCPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Robert Coste
Height6-1Weight205BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 4,1973 [45.018]PlaceFargo,North Dakota
High SchoolFargo South (Fargo,ND)
CollegeConcordia College (Moorhead,MN)

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1999 by the Cleveland Indians.Service Time2.077 (2008)
MLB DebutMay 26,2006 [33.111]
OrganizationsPHI [5] CLE [3] BOS [1] HOU [1] MIL [1] Awards5
TBC Player ID4982Retrosheet IDcostc001MLBAM ID400120
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed31Power60Contact69XBH58RBIs70Runs32Hitting67Durability69Team.537Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Brandon Grey OwlsPrairieInd-2224941224700132131000000.255.278.330.60831797.286.075.117.2723.0910.313.330.000.0029.17
1995Brainerd BearsNcentInd-2222911326812172061320212.286.337.462.7994211101.308.176.264.3435.9412.872.171.9845.5042.31
1995Totals for Ind-Ind         4618525501512304192320212.270.308.395.7037318198.296.125.189.3084.5511.622.561.0192.5036.00
1996Fargo-Moorhead Red HawksNorthernInd-c-2b23813154099300656231756104406.314.364.467.83114736350.362.153.203.3644.8616.003.291.7152.5036.36
1997Fargo-Moorhead RedhawksNorthernInd-c2484337451052201250712353701010.312.367.484.85116334368.341.172.258.3736.2514.402.303.2628.0832.38
1998Fargo-Moorhead RedhawksNorthernInd-c2585326591071721055633130302014.328.390.485.87515829362.337.157.261.3848.568.290.972.7632.6027.10
1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd-c2685352671181821660413142000017.335.389.534.92318836383.347.199.295.4008.0910.971.354.1822.0030.51
2000Akron AerosEastAAcle161b2765240328020423112153340127.333.381.475.85611426260.379.142.200.3725.7712.692.200.77120.0032.50
2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-c273196152920480131211004.302.330.448.778436101.313.146.167.3392.9711.884.003.9624.0020.69
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         9633647109224639131845511211.324.367.467.83415732361.360.143.190.3634.9912.472.501.6656.0029.36
2001Akron AerosEastAAcle-c28624130000011300000.125.160.125.2853025.143.000.000.1354.0012.003.000.000.000.00
2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle4c-1b28752713178162750011550414111.288.330.439.76911925295.326.151.203.3305.0816.953.332.3738.7132.05
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         812953281162750021653414111.275.317.414.73112225320.310.139.186.3155.0016.563.312.1942.1430.86
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle441b29124478591523218670034541303214.318.377.439.81621041528.344.121.192.3596.4410.231.591.5259.7526.97
2003Gulf Coast Red SoxGCLRkbos-c-1b301130372116007500012.233.378.467.84514437.250.234.467.36118.9213.510.712.7030.0057.14
2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos44c-1b30299651850180041801103.188.218.271.489266102.218.083.125.2153.9217.654.500.9896.0033.33
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         401268257121400112301115.198.261.317.5784010139.225.119.206.2547.9116.552.091.4463.0040.00
2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-3b-c3178262347721122623203752206.294.353.405.75810624291.333.111.183.3346.8712.711.850.69131.0031.17
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-3b32134506731482612089344085907025.292.351.466.81723647562.314.174.251.3547.1215.122.133.5625.3031.76
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-1b33391471226802141192830212.177.236.272.5084010161.202.095.156.2255.5917.393.111.2473.5038.46
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27c3365198256514073200103150016.328.376.505.88110021213.363.177.227.3794.6914.553.103.2928.2932.31
2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-c34310341001000100000.400.400.500.9005110.444.100.100.3940.0010.000.000.000.0025.00
2007Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-c34271081431505310051310215.287.319.472.7915110116.283.185.231.3364.3111.212.604.3121.6032.26
2007Ottawa LynxILAAAphi-1b3426908215001000101411001.233.317.289.606265102.276.056.167.2829.8013.731.400.000.0023.81
2007Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         56208255611054200152821216.269.322.394.7168216228.288.125.197.3146.5812.281.872.1941.6028.57
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27c34481291536305220042022011.279.311.419.730548137.298.140.171.3172.9214.605.003.6525.8022.22
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27c35982742872170936011651103217.263.325.423.74811626305.292.160.215.3285.2516.723.192.9530.4436.11
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi27c36451021225802800142711012.245.342.382.7243910118.315.137.275.32311.8622.881.931.6951.0040.00
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou41c-1b3643103321500100082800103.204.259.252.511265112.276.048.126.2357.1425.003.500.000.0023.81
1995Totals for NL-NL         88205154613021800225511115.224.301.317.6186515230.295.093.200.2829.5723.912.500.87102.5032.61
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter299806832194702310801521571863419.272.329.416.74533570885.312.144.207.0005.8817.743.022.6035.0431.96
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6482358290674143105234171316335341622880.286.340.421.7619932052590.315.135.202.0006.2913.632.172.0145.3530.42
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter536194623754911554427261013529836619466.282.337.414.7518061642142.311.132.199.0006.3013.912.212.0544.2329.87
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter9837247114254762132149503312.306.349.452.80116836401.335.146.196.0005.2412.222.331.7553.1431.58
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter310341001000100000.400.400.500.9005110.444.100.100.0000.0010.000.000.000.0025.00
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1130372116007500012.233.378.467.84514437.250.234.467.00018.9213.510.712.7030.0057.14
Ind Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter38115152364791025462512391112042249149.316.369.481.8507291531661.340.165.248.0006.6812.281.842.7732.9331.94
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter25670380198420239801441291862416.282.339.440.77930965773.316.158.219.0005.6916.692.932.9830.5732.83
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter43103321500100082800103.204.259.252.511265112.276.048.126.0007.1425.003.500.000.0023.81
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624374511925012590128851032210.272.329.416.74518238479.312.144.207.0005.8817.743.022.6035.0431.96
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625907316936313852341881026220.286.340.421.76124851648.315.135.202.0006.2913.632.172.0145.3530.42

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1995Brandon Grey OwlsPrairieInd-ST220115.7511000004.09771330003.0020.252.256.756.751.00.000-
2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle44Rel29113.6020200205.03221031000.605.401.80--5.400.00.500-
2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos44Rel30009.0020200202.02221110001.509.004.504.504.501.00--
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RedILAAAphi-Rel32000.0010100101.01000110002.009.00--9.009.001.00--
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter114.5050500508.06442251001.006.752.252.255.632.50.500-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter114.5050500508.06442251001.006.752.252.255.632.50.500-
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter0115.7511000004.09771330003.0020.252.256.756.751.00.000-
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings28284.501380138001380220.0165110110555513828001.006.752.252.255.632.50.500-

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1996Fargo-Moorhead Red Hawks NorthernIndy-23C48--3122863346340.9837.08-----108159.357.1
1996Fargo-Moorhead Red Hawks NorthernIndy-232B27--5388221143141.9865.22------8133.332.1
1997Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks NorthernIndy-243B26--1439545853.9142.04------8431.031.0
1997Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks NorthernIndy-24C61--4583775502495.9868.11-----98472.672.6
1998Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks NorthernIndy-251B1--111-212121.00012.00------851.21.2
1998Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks NorthernIndy-25C84--5954023637635.9977.56-----138598.898.8
1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks NorthernIndy-26C83--5135886579571.9866.88-----98597.697.6
1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks NorthernIndy-263B4--273-129.7502.25------854.74.7
2000Akron Aeros EastAAcle27C5--3711-3938.9747.60-----1657.73.5
2000Akron Aeros EastAAcle271B21--17713114191190.9959.05------6532.314.7
2000Akron Aeros EastAAcle273B6--1111-1312.9232.00------659.24.2
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27C24--1151522132130.9855.42------3177.416.6
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle271B1--8--1881.0008.00------313.20.7
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle273B4--5411109.9002.25------3112.92.8
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27OF1--3---331.0003.00------313.20.7
2001Akron Aeros EastAAcle28C5--357124342.9778.40-----2683.33.5
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle281B19--16214120177176.9949.26------7525.313.4
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28C32--2571732277274.9898.56-----17542.722.5
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28OF12--261--27271.0002.25------7516.08.5
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle283B1--11-1221.0002.00------751.30.7
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29C20--118913128127.9926.35-----112416.113.9
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle291B65--54343769593586.9889.02------12452.445.1
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle293B16--434254038.9502.38------12412.911.1
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle29P2--1---111.0000.50------1241.61.4
2003Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos301B4--427-349491.00012.25------1136.46.8
2003Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos30C5--304-134341.0006.80-----11145.58.5
2003Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30P2--1---111.0000.50------296.91.4
2003Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos301B6--44-134544.9787.33------2920.74.2
2003Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30C8--463215149.9616.13-----12927.65.6
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil313B34--1855657973.9242.15------7843.623.6
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil31C27--1801532198195.9857.22------7834.618.8
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil312B5--610-216161.0003.20------786.43.5
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil311B13--897-896961.0007.38------7816.79.0
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi32P1---------------1340.70.7
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi32C9--437115150.9805.56------1346.76.3
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi321B29--22527-252522521.0008.69------13421.620.1
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi323B93--471921122250239.9562.57------13469.464.6
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi33C12--775-182821.0006.83------3930.88.5
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi331B26--24011-232512511.0009.65------3966.718.3
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33C5446434328124-344340.9886.300.7825680.646583.133.3
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi331B2-43--1331.0001.500.75-----653.11.2
2007Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi341B1--61--771.0007.00------333.30.7
2007Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi34C2--162--18181.0009.00------366.71.4
2007Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi343B1--1---111.0001.00------333.30.7
2007Reading Phillies EastAAphi34C18--145111-157156.9948.67-----12766.712.8
2007Reading Phillies EastAAphi341B7--507-557571.0008.14------2725.95.0
2007Ottawa Lynx ILAAAphi341B16--12514-141391391.0008.69------2661.511.2
2007Ottawa Lynx ILAAAphi34C6--455--50501.0008.33------2623.14.2
2007Ottawa Lynx ILAAAphi343B1---------------263.80.7
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34C312524315712-31691691.0005.450.7015671.424864.619.1
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi341B1176--1661.0006.000.86-----482.10.6
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35C78696124882336514511.9946.550.83441377.219879.648.1
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi351B11971--881.0008.000.89-----981.00.6
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36DH3---------------456.71.9
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36C29222111646-11701701.0005.860.8115575.034564.417.9
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou361B15131151187116126125.9928.331.09-----4334.99.3
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi361B1199--1991.0009.001.00-----452.20.6
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36C26141411165--1211211.0004.650.867-100.0-4360.516.0
Ind Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C276--1878163231720642041.9897.39-----412760.00.0
Ind Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B30--1646847062.8862.07------300.00.0
Ind Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B27--5388221143141.9865.22------270.00.0
Ind Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--111-212121.00012.00------10.00.0
MLB Totals for C - 4 season(s)-   C218176164112535871013181311.9956.010.801063077.9102180.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 4 season(s)-   1B20161441438119152151.9937.551.05-----200.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH3---------------30.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 8 season(s)-   1B175--1436116916315611552.9948.87------1750.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 6 season(s)-   3B149--752862034381361.9482.42------1490.00.0
AAA Totals for C - 8 season(s)-   C138--881761212969957.9886.93-----31380.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF13--291--30301.0002.31------130.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P5--2---221.0000.40------50.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B5--610-216161.0003.20------50.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B28--22720119248247.9968.82------280.00.0
AA Totals for C - 3 season(s)-   C28--2171932239236.9878.43-----4280.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B6--1111-1312.9232.00------60.00.0
A+ Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C2--162--18181.0009.00------20.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B1--61--771.0007.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
Rk Totals for C - 1 season(s)-   C5--304-134341.0006.80-----150.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B4--427-349491.00012.25------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1996Fargo-Moorhead Red Hawks NorthernInd-23-48-27-------
1997Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks NorthernInd-24-61---26-----
1998Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks NorthernInd-25-841--------
1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks NorthernInd-26-83---4-----
2000Akron Aeros EastAAcle27-521--6-----
2000Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle27-241--4---1-
2001Akron Aeros EastAAcle28-5---------
2001Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle28-3219--1---12-
2002Buffalo Bisons ILAAAcle2922065--16-----
2003Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos30-54--------
2003Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos30286--------
2004Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil31-27135-34-----
2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi321929--93-----
2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons ILAAAphi33-1226--------
2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33-542--------
2007Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi34-21--1-----
2007Reading Phillies EastAAphi34-187--------
2007Ottawa Lynx ILAAAphi34-616--1-----
2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34-311--------
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi35-781--------
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi36-291-------3
2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou36-2615--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2000Phoenix Desert DogsArizona Fall LgMinor27619360001000100001.316.316.316.6326019.333.000.0000.005.260.000.000.000.00
2006Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB33254191950311002510000.463.500.8051.30533844.485.342.3904.5511.362.506.8213.6742.11
2007Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB341118252001001010002.278.350.389.7397220.278.111.1675.000.000.000.000.0040.00
2008Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB351435261013001510001.171.216.286.50210237.172.115.1432.7013.515.002.7035.0033.33
2008Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB35110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB3514000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2009Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB3617351400030061420100.114.273.114.3874044.182.000.17113.6431.822.330.000.000.00
2010Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB371318252002001410000.278.350.389.7397220.357.111.1675.0020.004.000.000.0040.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs619360001000100001.316.316.316.6326019.333.000.0000.005.260.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs80147163910042000112860103.265.339.415.7546114165.302.150.2246.6716.972.552.4236.7535.90
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs14000000000000000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2016Concordia CollegeNCAANCAA-43Manager.000-- 
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Awards [5]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Northern League All-Star (C)1
1998Independent Leagues All-Star (C) ... Northern League All-Star (C)2
1999Independent Leagues All-Star (C) ... Northern League All-Star (C)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2010-06-05Released by Nationals 
2010-04-04InjuredDisabled -- Strained Right Elbow 
2010-03-29Claimed off waivers by Nationals to Mets 
2010-01-27ContractSigned by Mets 
2009-07-10Claimed off waivers by Astros from Phillies 
2005-02-02ContractSigned by Phillies (minor) 
2004-10-29ContractSigned by Phillies 
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency 
2003-11-13ContractSigned by Brewers 
2003-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2002-11-06ContractSigned by Red Sox 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
2001-11-07Contractre-signed by Indians 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted free agency 
1999-11-16ContractSigned by Indians 
1999-05-01ContractSigned by Fargo-Moorhead 
1999-04-05Released by Pirates 
1998-11-13ContractSigned by Pirates 
1996-05-01ContractSigned by independent Fargo-Moorhead (Northern) 
1995-01-01ContractSigned by independent Brandon (Prairie) 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2006Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll33327,000-74235-2,365,072327,000327,000
2007Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll34385,000-67326162,459,737380,000712,000
2008Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll35415,0002.07755628392,696,252390,0001,127,000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll36460,000-51526362,746,792400,0001,587,000
2009Houston AstrosTeam Payroll36460,000-51523362,746,792400,0001,587,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red