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Tim CostoTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-1998 MLB Years: 1992-1993
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

Positions1B-605, OF-75, SS-40, 3B-25, 2B-1Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Roger Costo
Height6-5Weight220BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 16,1969 [49.065]PlaceMelrose Park,Illinois
High SchoolGlenbard South (Glen Ellyn,IL)
CollegeUniversity of Iowa (Iowa City,IA)

DraftedSelected by the Cleveland Indians [Team Picks] in the 1st round (8th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 41st round (1034th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$300,000Signing ScoutsDoug Takaragawa
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-MLB-#17 ... 1991-CLE-#2 ... 1992-MLB-#6 ... 1993-MLB-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 18,1992 [23.214]
OrganizationsCIN [4] CLE [4] SLN [1] TOR [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID10224Retrosheet IDcostt001MLBAM ID112715
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed28Power71Contact52XBH71RBIs67Runs44Hitting57Durability57Team.537Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988IowaCollegeFrrf-1b1954180344913342210203900000.272.345.444.7898020200.328.172.289.35410.0019.501.952.0045.0040.82
1989IowaCollegeSorf-1b20572095371102217720224100000.340.403.7081.11114833231.340.368.483.4859.5217.751.869.099.9546.48
1990IowaCollegeJrrf-1b21571965973151166551262400000.372.446.7041.15013832222.365.332.485.50011.7110.810.927.2112.2543.84
1990Kinston IndiansCaroA+cle-1b-ss2156206346513144240234760800.316.387.447.8349218243.374.131.262.3729.4719.342.041.6551.5027.69
1991Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-1b22852933182193529115206540200.280.332.416.74812227319.342.136.225.3366.2720.383.251.5758.6032.93
1991Canton/Akron IndiansEastAAcle-1b2252192285210312421154400600.271.315.370.6857114213.333.099.182.3067.0420.662.930.47192.0026.92
1991Totals for AA-AA         137485591342966531363510940800.276.325.398.72319341532.339.122.208.3246.5820.493.111.1380.8330.60
1992Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin-1b231214246310218228714548128111210.241.332.491.82320848486.274.250.361.3699.8826.342.675.7615.1447.06
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin571b231236382002005600104.222.310.278.58810242.258.056.194.27711.9014.291.200.000.0025.00
1993Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-1b2410636249118302115732226051110.326.372.511.88318543391.366.185.249.3885.6315.352.732.8132.9136.44
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin18of2431981322503120041700201.224.250.367.617368104.238.143.184.2703.8516.354.252.8832.6736.36
1994Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-of-1b251936673005006411000.194.326.278.60410344.219.084.250.28813.649.090.670.000.0042.86
1995Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-1b261053244180112116020276583707.247.314.395.70912824369.271.148.238.3157.3217.622.412.9829.4530.00
1996Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-1b2783252255412082812195904147.214.268.357.6259020276.247.143.214.2706.8821.383.112.9031.5037.04
1997Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln241b2812140052121262145444417232214.303.370.483.85319342448.339.180.283.3739.1516.071.763.1328.5734.71
1998Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-1b2910136545108182145512267221207.296.344.471.81517234396.335.175.244.3556.5718.182.773.5426.0731.48
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter431341630703140092300305.224.267.343.6104610146.243.119.187.0006.1615.752.562.0544.6733.33
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter849285437478916017964253221247616401331725.276.339.445.78412712733185.319.169.259.0007.7619.342.493.0129.7334.60
AAA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter53517392184881008582591110141332191213625.281.339.447.7867781661924.316.166.248.0007.3317.262.353.0129.9834.02
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter258909122236478341241711832371511010.260.328.441.769401891018.312.181.279.0008.1523.282.863.3426.7437.71
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter56206346513144240234760800.316.387.447.8349218243.374.131.262.0009.4719.342.041.6551.5027.69
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter16858514619338641164816810400000.330.400.6261.02636685653.345.296.424.00010.4115.931.536.2814.2744.04
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter431341630703140092300305.224.267.343.6104610146.243.119.187.0006.1615.752.562.0544.6733.33
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625056011326011530034870011019.224.267.343.61017338550.243.119.187.0006.1615.752.562.0544.6733.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games162545711513131881644711882615.276.339.445.78424352608.319.169.259.0007.7619.342.493.0129.7334.60

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1990Kinston Indians CaroA+cle211B32--26719125287286.9978.94------5657.123.7
1990Kinston Indians CaroA+cle21SS19--315614910187.8614.58------5633.914.1
1991Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin221B69--48125446510506.9927.33------8581.247.9
1991Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle221B52--46326748496489.9869.40------52100.037.1
1991Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin22SS19--2437386461.9533.21------8522.413.2
1991Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle22SS1--13--441.0004.00------521.90.7
1992Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin231B119--9736278510421035.9938.70------12198.383.2
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin231B12--848-1592921.0007.67------12100.07.4
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin241B67--46830441502498.9927.43------10663.246.9
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24OF29--421--43431.0001.48------10627.420.3
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin243B13--629473935.8972.69------10612.39.1
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24SS1---11-21.5001.00------1060.90.7
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24OF26--4911-5150.9801.92------3183.916.0
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin243B2---1--111.0000.50------316.51.2
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin241B2--21--331.0001.50------316.51.2
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25OF5--3-1-43.7500.60------1926.33.5
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin251B3--221132423.9587.67------1915.82.1
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle261B66--58447656637631.9919.56------10562.945.8
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle26OF12--10-1-1110.9090.83------10511.48.3
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle263B3--121-43.7501.00------1052.92.1
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle271B54--41735139453452.9988.37------8365.137.5
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle273B4--252197.7781.75------834.82.8
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle27OF3--2-1-32.6670.67------833.62.1
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle272B1--141-65.8335.00------831.20.7
1997Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln281B88--75254468810806.9959.16------12172.761.5
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor291B41--34726134374373.9979.10------10140.628.9
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor293B3--35--881.0002.67------1013.02.1
MLB Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF26--4911-5150.9801.92------260.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B14--869-1595951.0006.79------140.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B2---1--111.0000.50------20.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 6 season(s)-   1B319--25901931724128002783.9948.72------3190.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF49--5713-6158.9511.18------490.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 4 season(s)-   3B23--1241786053.8832.30------230.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B1--141-65.8335.00------10.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS1---11-21.5001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B240--19171131817920482030.9918.46------2400.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS20--2540386865.9563.25------200.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B32--26719125287286.9978.94------320.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS19--315614910187.8614.58------190.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1990Kinston Indians CaroA+cle21--32-19------
1991Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin22--69-19------
1991Canton/Akron Indians EastAAcle22--52-1------
1992Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin23--119--------
1992Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23--12--------
1993Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin24--67-113---29-
1993Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24--2--2---26-
1994Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin25--3------5-
1995Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle26--66--3---12-
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle27--541-4---3-
1997Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln28--88--------
1998Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor29--41--3-----

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1994-12-14TradeTraded by Reds to Indians for Mark Lewis. 
1991-06-14TradeTraded by Indians to Reds for Reggie Jefferson. 
* 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
1990Cleveland Indians-21300,000-------300,000Signing Bonus out of 1990 Draft (1st round - 8th overall)
1992Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll23109,000-68035-962,245109,000409,000
1993Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll24109,000-75736-968,431109,000518,000
* 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