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German BarrancaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1975-1985 MLB Years: 1979-1982
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Positions2B-405, SS-91, OF-70, 3B-18, DH-1Position when Drafted2BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGerman Barranca Costales
Height6-0Weight160BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateOctober 19,1956 [61.245]PlaceVeracruz,Mexico

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1974 by the Kansas City Royals.
MLB DebutSeptember 2,1979 [22.318]
OrganizationsKCA [6] CIN [2] BAL [1] CLE [1] DET [1] SLN [1] TEX [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID8511Retrosheet IDbarrg101MLBAM ID110609
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed87Power43Contact70XBH44RBIs27Runs56Hitting54Durability44Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1975GCL RoyalsGCLRk-18226414172004000000000.266.266.297.56319264.266.031.031.2570.000.000.000.000.0011.76
1975WaterlooMidwA-1865190264353022000000000.226.226.284.510548190.226.058.058.2310.000.000.000.000.0018.60
1975Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         87254406073026000000000.236.236.287.5237310254.236.051.051.2380.000.000.000.000.0016.67
1976WaterlooMidwA-19923196989143027000000000.279.279.342.62110917319.279.063.063.2840.000.000.000.000.0019.10
1977Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-2011840947106940362984357313100.259.333.301.63412313469.300.042.198.2959.1712.151.330.000.0012.26
1978Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-2b2149182224432213134191702000.242.313.313.626577203.258.071.225.2939.368.370.890.9991.0015.91
1978Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2b2161229235450017126293111300.236.321.258.579595263.269.022.175.27711.0311.791.070.000.009.26
1978Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1104114598822302510484813300.238.317.282.59911612466.264.044.197.28410.3010.301.000.43205.5012.24
1979Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2b22122472791201878497517664216400.254.344.373.71717633549.263.119.381.32812.027.650.641.4659.0027.50
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23dh-3b2255331000310000000.600.600.8001.400415.600.200.600.6200.000.000.000.000.0033.33
1980Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-of23983053969103326285374103400.226.306.308.6149416349.249.082.279.28510.6011.751.110.86101.6723.19
1981Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-2b2412548268137223534229426215260.284.342.373.71518030532.317.089.203.3267.8911.651.480.9496.4021.90
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin122496220001000000000.333.333.333.666206.333.000.000.3060.000.000.000.000.000.00
1982Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-2b25361071832403776171601010.299.395.421.816457125.330.122.290.37013.6012.800.942.4035.6721.88
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin122b25465111131302202901001.255.283.392.67520454.310.137.216.2983.7016.674.500.000.0030.77
1983Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-2b-3b263211019326051984121300320.291.352.482.8345311125.284.191.336.3619.6010.401.084.0022.0034.38
1983Evansville TripletsAmerAAAdet-2b2619434730013261111000.163.280.233.51310351.219.070.233.25011.7621.571.830.000.0042.86
1983Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-2b2662217345052927188364712310.230.339.396.7358616259.250.166.378.33213.9018.151.313.4724.1132.00
1983Totals for AAA-AAA         812603857829282110425823310.219.329.369.6989619310.245.150.354.31913.5518.711.382.9028.8933.33
1983Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         113370578914214472914547123630.241.336.403.73914930435.258.162.349.33112.4116.321.313.2226.4333.71
1984Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-2b276217928507432690202201610.279.341.413.7547414206.294.134.296.3349.7110.681.101.4659.6728.00
1985Waterbury IndiansEastAAcle-ss-2b286419727486101379221911110.244.321.284.605567222.268.040.142.2819.918.560.860.000.0014.58
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter676219182303512901001.290.313.419.73226565.340.129.226.0003.0813.854.500.000.0027.78
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter1027350551789811932383212317834937893627120.256.323.341.66411951893926.276.085.228.0008.899.631.080.9792.2421.05
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter5852034293519741931187174532532725202290.255.336.356.6927241242334.278.101.285.00010.8411.651.081.3365.6123.89
AA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter263898115230247781572596106416530.256.329.322.651289381019.282.066.208.0009.4210.401.100.69128.2916.52
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter15750995132196049000000000.259.259.320.57916325509.259.061.061.0000.000.000.000.000.0018.94
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter226414172004000000000.266.266.297.56319264.266.031.031.0000.000.000.000.000.0011.76
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter555713151303202901001.263.288.386.67422460.313.123.193.0003.3315.004.500.000.0026.67
Kansas City Royals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125631000310000000.600.600.8001.400415.600.200.600.0000.000.000.000.000.0033.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621504644570712252202002.290.313.419.7326312157.340.129.226.0003.0813.854.500.000.0027.78
Average Minor - Per 162 games162553821421956513612556016420.256.323.341.66418930619.276.085.228.0008.899.631.080.9792.2421.05

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca212B44--97112722216209.9684.75------4989.831.0
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca212B61--1261671350306293.9584.80------61100.045.2
1979Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca222B33--6686316155152.9814.61------12227.024.3
1979Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22SS14--1329224442.9553.00------12211.510.3
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca222B1--47-311111.00011.00------520.00.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22DH1---------------520.00.6
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca223B1---------------520.00.6
1980Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23OF52--8473-9491.9681.75------9853.138.2
1980Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca232B1--131-54.8004.00------981.00.7
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin242B108--228305663539533.9894.94------12586.479.4
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin243B8--3122-1715.8821.88------1256.45.9
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24SS3--444-128.6672.67------1252.42.2
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24OF2--2---221.0001.00------1251.61.5
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin252B26--3677412117113.9664.35------3672.219.1
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin252B6--59311714.8242.33------4613.03.7
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln262B11--1920-839391.0003.55------3234.48.1
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln263B7--315-218181.0002.57------3221.95.1
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln26OF5--81--991.0001.80------3215.63.7
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln26SS2--56221311.8465.50------326.31.5
1983Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal262B50--111154931274265.9675.30------6280.635.7
1983Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal26SS15--2146397067.9574.47------6224.210.7
1983Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet262B15--2437286361.9684.07------1978.911.0
1983Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet263B1--14-1551.0005.00------195.30.7
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex272B24--4573517123118.9594.92------6238.715.6
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27OF11--152--17171.0001.55------6217.77.1
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27SS9--1825254543.9564.78------6214.55.8
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex273B1--13--441.0004.00------621.60.6
1985Waterbury Indians EastAAcle28SS48--5888618152146.9613.04------6475.034.5
1985Waterbury Indians EastAAcle282B25--29431107372.9862.88------6439.118.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 2 season(s)-   2B7--916342825.8933.57------70.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---------------10.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH1---------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 7 season(s)-   2B318--6379024319715821539.9734.84------3180.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 3 season(s)-   OF65--10193-113110.9731.69------650.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 4 season(s)-   SS41--561041116171160.9363.90------410.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 3 season(s)-   3B10--519212624.9232.40------100.00.0
AA Totals for 2B - 3 season(s)-   2B80--145175840328320.9764.00------800.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS50--6394820165157.9523.14------500.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B7--315-218181.0002.57------70.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF5--81--991.0001.80------50.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca21---44-------
1978Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca21---61-------
1979Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca22---3314------
1979Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca22---1-1----1
1980Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca23---1-----52-
1981Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24---10838---2-
1982Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25---26-------
1982Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25---6-------
1983Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln26---1127---5-
1983Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal26---5015------
1983Evansville Triplets AmerAAAdet26---15-1-----
1984Oklahoma City 89ers AmerAAAtex27---2491---11-
1985Waterbury Indians EastAAcle28---2548------

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1982-09-07Sent to Tigers by Reds for future considerations. 
1981-01-21TradeTraded by Royals to Reds for Cesar Geronimo. 
1974-08-26Purchased by Royals from Mexico City Reds (Mexican). 
* 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.