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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Fred Michael Costello
Stat Years
1986-1995
Height/Weight
6-4 / 190
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (261)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Oceana (Pacifica,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Houston Astros in Round #4 (#94 overall) of the 1986 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Tom Wheeler,Bill Hallauer,Walt Matthews
MLB Debut
Service Time
Organizations
HOU [8] SFN [1] CHA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 75634
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1986Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-191---454.7514121102066.1744235126511061.5110.040.143.536.925.701.96.444
    1986Minor Totals: HOUbyYearRk----191---454.7714121102066.3744235126511061.5110.080.143.546.945.721.96.444
    1987Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-202---573.2213120011072.2744026128459011.409.170.123.475.574.951.61.417
    1987Minor Totals: HOUbyYearRk----201---573.2413120011072.7744026128459011.419.220.123.495.614.991.61.417
    1988Asheville TouristsSALAhou-213---673.555100037511176.0763430531652031.419.000.593.677.704.032.10.462
    1988Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA----211---673.555100037511176.0763430531652031.419.000.593.677.704.032.10.462
    1989Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-224---453.33300001730354.0392220521395001.116.500.833.506.503.671.86.444
    1989Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----221---453.33300001730354.0392220521395001.116.500.833.506.503.671.86.444
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-235---054.17355002030745.1543121423396011.7010.720.794.577.746.151.70.000
    1990Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA----231---054.19355002030745.3543121423396011.7110.780.804.597.786.191.70.000
    1991Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-246---107.5050002506.08552350001.8312.003.004.507.507.501.671.000
    1991Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+----241---107.5050002506.08552350001.8312.003.004.507.507.501.671.000
    1992Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-257---122.7010000210113.1147402100001.209.450.001.356.754.735.00.333
    1992Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-257---222.70360001036053.1512216313352001.208.610.512.195.913.712.69.500
    1992Minor Totals: HOUbyYearA+/AA----252---342.72460001246166.7652920315452001.218.840.412.046.123.943.00.429
    1993Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-268---832.8212120000060.2572419213451031.158.460.301.936.683.563.46.727
    1993Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-268---623.6914140000083.0924234633361061.519.980.653.583.904.551.09.750
    1993Minor Totals: HOUbyYearAA/AAA----262---1453.33262600000143.71496653846812091.369.360.502.895.094.151.76.737
    1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-279---7105.3034140010202113.214180671039527141.5811.160.793.094.126.331.33.412
    1994Minor Totals: SFNbyYearAAA----271---7105.3334140010202113.714180671039527141.5911.210.803.104.136.361.33.412
    1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAAcha-2810---025.11700057012.117971762001.9512.410.735.114.386.570.86.000
    1995Minor Totals: CHAbyYearAAA----281---025.21700057012.317971762001.9812.640.745.214.466.690.86.000
    Minor League Totals44503.90261691110419224656.769735828440239428361241.439.560.553.285.874.911.79.468
    Minor: Rk Totals9123.95272411130139.014882612549610071.459.580.133.506.225.311.78.429
    Minor: A Totals673.555100037511176.0763430531652031.419.000.593.677.704.032.10.462
    Minor: A+ Totals224.2415000415119.32212925150001.4110.370.942.367.075.653.00.500
    Minor: AA Totals14153.211131700479610213.32019976147015814041.278.490.592.966.674.182.26.483
    Minor: AAA Totals13144.6555280015272209.0250131108177994101101.5710.770.733.404.055.641.19.481
    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 NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1986Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-19p11411110000000602000.091.091.091.1821310.000.000.2000.0046.150.000.00.000.0
    1987Gulf Coast Astros GCLRkhou-20p21311010001005705000.091.375.091.4662110.455.000.25023.8133.331.400.00.000.0
    1989Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-22p3302000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAAhou-23p4354000000000301000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Jackson GeneralsTexAAhou-26p51216000000000900000.000.000.000.0001600.000.000.0000.0056.250.000.00.000.0
    1993Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-26p51414020001001802000.143.200.143.3431720.071.000.3335.8847.068.000.00.000.0
    1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAAsfn-27p63416021000000602000.125.125.188.3131831.063.063.2000.0033.330.000.00.0050.0
    Minor League Totals1527416100200641012000.081.150.095.2459271.095.014.1826.5244.576.830.00.0016.7
    Minor: Rk Totals27221200010051307000.091.259.091.3503420.227.000.22214.7138.242.600.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals77220000000001401000.000.000.000.0002300.000.000.0000.0060.870.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals48300410010011404000.133.161.167.3283551.067.034.2502.8640.0014.000.00.0025.0
    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 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
    1986Gulf Coast Astros GCLRk19P1400.0215402117.8101.200.0022.2100.04
    1987Gulf Coast Astros GCLRk20P1300.077301714.8241.100.0021.0100.05
    1988Asheville TouristsSALA21P5100.0219132221.9550.400.0036.4100.01
    1989Columbus MudcatsSouAA22P3000.01802991.0000.300.0021.0100.04
    1990Columbus MudcatsSouAA23P3500.03501881.0000.200.0024.3100.03
    1991Osceola AstrosFSLA+24P500.01000111.0000.200.003.9100.016
    1992Osceola AstrosFSLA+25P1000.01100221.0000.200.0014.7100.012
    1992Jackson GeneralsTexAA25P3600.02500771.0000.200.0026.7100.03
    1993Jackson GeneralsTexAA26P1200.04100114141.0001.200.008.9100.012
    1993Tucson TorosPCLAAA26P1400.04100114141.0001.000.009.8100.011
    1994Phoenix FirebirdsPCLAAA27P3400.08100118181.0000.500.0023.9100.05
    1995Nashville SoundsAmerAAA28P700.0111032.6670.300.004.9100.017
    AAA Totals - (P)55001321123534.9710.600.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)1130010280438381.0000.300.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)15002100331.0000.200.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)5100219132221.9550.400.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)2700922703831.8161.100.000.00.00
    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
    1986Minor14----------
    1987Minor13----------
    1988Minor51----------
    1989Minor30----------
    1990Minor35----------
    1991Minor5----------
    1992Minor46----------
    1993Minor26----------
    1994Minor34----------
    1995Minor7----------
    Totals261----------