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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Michael James Lacoss
Stat Years
1974-1992  [mlb] 1978-1991
Height/Weight
6-4 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (446)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Mount Whitney (Visalia,CA)
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #3 (#71 overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1978-07-18 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.049)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [6] CIN [5] HOU [3] MON [1] KCA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 14022 ... retro id: lacom001 ... mlbam id: 117395
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1974BillingsPioRk----181---652.791300000087.0814027038580001.378.380.003.936.004.141.53.545
    1974Minor Totals: byYearRk----181---652.7913000013087.0814027038580001.378.380.003.936.004.141.53.545
    1975TampaFSLA+----192---7102.86232294010151.01316148041720001.147.810.002.444.293.641.76.412
    1975Minor Totals: byYearA+----191---7102.86232294010151.01316148041720001.147.810.002.444.293.641.76.412
    1976Three RiversEastAA----203---12102.9425000000162.01486653053800001.248.220.002.944.443.671.51.545
    1976Minor Totals: byYearAA----201---12102.94250000250162.01486653053800001.248.220.002.944.443.671.51.545
    1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin25214---11133.87272781000186.0181938015651044001.328.760.733.155.034.501.60.458
    1977Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----211---11133.87272781000186.0181938015651044001.328.760.733.155.034.501.60.458
    1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-225---1153.461919103000130.01296250649675021.378.930.423.394.644.291.37.688
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51225Log - Sp - Ext - Perf484.5016152101096.01045648546312111.569.750.474.312.915.250.67.333
    1978Minor Totals: CINbyYearAAA----221---1153.461919103000130.01296250649675021.378.930.423.394.644.291.37.688
    1978MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf484.5016152101096.01045648546312111.569.750.474.312.915.250.67.333
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51236Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.50353261030205.220292801379733321.378.840.573.463.194.030.92.636
    1979MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1483.51353261030205.720292801379733321.378.860.573.463.204.040.92.636
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51247Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10124.62342942150169.120710187968593211.6211.000.483.613.145.370.87.455
    1980MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10124.63342942150169.320710187968593211.6311.020.483.623.145.380.87.455
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51258Log - Sp - Ext - Perf476.1220131137178.01025553730221011.6911.770.813.462.546.350.73.364
    1981MLB Totals: CINbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf476.1220131137178.01025553730221011.6911.770.813.462.546.350.73.364
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51269Log - Sp - Ext - Perf662.904180011330115.01074137354515141.408.370.234.233.993.210.94.500
    1982MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf662.904180011330115.01074137354515141.408.370.234.233.993.210.94.500
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou512710Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.433817206211138.014281681056539121.439.260.653.653.465.280.95.417
    1983MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf574.433817206211138.014281681056539121.439.260.653.653.465.280.95.417
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou512811Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.023918216213132.01326459355869101.429.000.203.755.864.361.56.583
    1984MLB Totals: HOUbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf754.023918216213132.01326459355869101.429.000.203.755.864.361.56.583
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-2912---123.22441000022.123128115114001.709.270.406.044.434.840.73.333
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca302912Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.0921000721140.2492523229262001.9210.840.446.425.755.530.90.500
    1985Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----291---123.26441000022.323128115114001.729.370.416.114.484.890.73.333
    1985MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf115.1521000721140.7492523229262001.9410.970.456.495.825.600.90.500
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293013Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10133.57373141160204.117999811470865561.227.880.623.083.794.361.23.435
    1986MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10133.57373141160204.317999811470865561.227.890.623.093.794.371.23.435
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293114Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13103.683926214130171.018478701663796121.449.680.843.324.164.111.25.565
    1987MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13103.683926214130171.018478701663796121.449.680.843.324.164.111.25.565
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293215Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.62191911000114.1995546547706211.287.790.393.705.514.331.49.500
    1988MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf773.63191911000114.3995546547706211.287.810.393.715.524.341.49.500
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293316Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.1745181016276150.11436253365781571.388.560.183.894.673.711.20.500
    1989MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf10103.1845181016276150.31436253365781571.398.570.183.904.683.721.20.500
    1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-3417---101.5011000006.05111060000.837.501.500.009.001.500.001.000
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293417Log - Sp - Ext - Perf643.9413121001077.2753734539391101.478.690.584.524.524.291.00.600
    1990Minor Totals: SFNbyYearA+----341---101.5011000006.05111060000.837.501.500.009.001.502.001.000
    1990MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf643.9613121001077.7753734539391101.488.740.584.554.554.311.00.600
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn293518Log - Sp - Ext - Perf157.2318500613047.1613938424302021.8011.600.764.565.707.421.25.167
    1991MLB Totals: SFNbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf157.2618500613047.3613938424302021.8011.660.764.595.737.451.25.167
    1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-3619---037.30710016012.11711102570001.7812.411.463.655.118.031.40.000
    1992Minor Totals: MONbyYearAAA----361---037.44710016012.31711102570001.8212.641.493.725.218.181.40.000
    MLB Totals (14 yrs)981034.0241524326961172121,739.71786885777997257835523291.449.240.513.754.054.581.08.488
    National League Totals (13 yrs)971023.9939424326954151111,699.01737860754976967575323291.439.200.513.694.014.561.09.487
    American League Totals (1 yrs)115.1521000721140.7492523229262001.9410.970.456.495.825.600.90.500
    Minor League Totals49483.30119742881450756.77153462772526640513021.308.510.303.174.824.121.52.505
    Minor: Rk Totals652.7913000013087.0814027038580001.378.380.003.936.004.141.53.545
    Minor: A+ Totals8102.81242394010157.01366249141780001.137.800.062.354.473.551.90.444
    Minor: AA Totals12102.94250000250162.01486653053800001.248.220.002.944.443.671.51.545
    Minor: AAA Totals23233.805751194160350.73501781482413418913021.388.990.623.444.864.571.41.500
    San Francisco Giants Totals (6 yrs)47493.791711119327606765.0741370322473083822114181.378.720.553.624.494.351.24.490
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)18183.83118434123754385.03811861641616519023361.428.910.373.864.444.351.15.500
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)32354.39105891354161549.0615304268342231859651.5310.080.563.663.034.980.83.478
    Kansas City Royals Totals (1 yrs)115.1521000721140.7492523229262001.9410.970.456.495.825.600.90.500
    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%
    1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin2521p---127675510030032604000.075.114.090.2047461.060.015.1224.0535.148.670.00.0020.0
    1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-22p---21922150004003701000.227.320.227.5472650.136.000.33311.5426.922.330.00.000.0
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5122pL-S-E-P217303210010001706000.067.067.100.1673631.033.033.1540.0047.220.000.00.0050.0
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5123pL-S-E-P335703910000032505002.129.164.143.30778101.057.014.2003.8532.058.330.00.0011.1
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5124pL-S-E-P434552510010012316000.091.123.109.2326361.036.018.1561.5936.5123.000.00.0020.0
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin5125pL-S-E-P52019000000000807000.000.000.000.0002600.000.000.0000.0030.770.000.00.000.0
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5126pL-S-E-P64124261000001803000.250.280.292.5722871.083.042.3753.5728.578.000.00.0016.7
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5127pL-S-E-P738351300010011204000.086.111.086.1974030.029.000.1302.5030.0012.000.00.000.0
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou5128pL-S-E-P839311410010001606101.129.125.161.2863851.032.032.2500.0042.110.000.00.0025.0
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2930pL-S-E-P9376181420290032405000.230.266.361.62769224.180.131.3434.3534.788.0030.52.9028.6
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2931pL-S-E-P1039502300030021614001.060.113.060.1735730.040.000.0883.5128.078.000.00.000.0
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2932pL-S-E-P1119333810020021304000.242.286.273.5593991.091.031.4005.1333.336.500.00.0012.5
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2933pL-S-E-P1245411320010041603001.073.156.122.2784852.146.049.1208.3333.334.000.00.0066.7
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2934pL-S-E-P1313232110000001008000.043.043.087.1303121.043.044.0770.0032.260.000.00.00100.0
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn2935pL-S-E-P14189220000001600000.222.300.222.5221020.111.000.66710.0060.006.000.00.000.0
    1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-36p---1571000000001100000.000.500.000.5002001.000.000.00050.0050.001.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)39548130601102190018194261105.125.159.160.3195637713.073.035.2033.2034.4610.78240.50.3621.7
    National League Totals (13 yrs)39548130601102190018194261105.125.159.160.3195637713.073.035.2033.2034.4610.78240.50.3621.7
    Minor League Totals539061010070073405000.111.175.122.297102111.089.011.1796.8633.334.860.00.0010.0
    Minor: AAA Totals539061010070073405000.111.175.122.297102111.089.011.1796.8633.334.860.00.0010.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (6 yrs)171217183160215001285124002.143.191.198.389254438.111.055.2234.7233.467.08108.50.7925.8
    Houston Astros Totals (3 yrs)11890413200200236013101.144.161.167.328106152.044.023.2361.8933.9618.000.00.0015.4
    Cincinnati Reds Totals (4 yrs)106174816300200473124002.092.117.109.226203193.040.017.1581.9735.9618.250.00.0018.8
    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
    1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA22P1900.01639335855.9482.900.0014.1100.09
    1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLB22P16096.08130021211.0001.300.229.994.110
    1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLB23P350205.21534245149.9611.400.2421.7100.04
    1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLB24P340169.1934344643.9351.300.2521.0100.05
    1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLB25P20078.0614102120.9521.000.2618.5100.09
    1982Houston AstrosNLMLB26P410115.0716332623.8850.600.2025.3100.03
    1983Houston AstrosNLMLB27P380138.06270133331.0000.900.2423.5100.05
    1984Houston AstrosNLMLB28P390132.0920223129.9350.700.2224.1100.05
    1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA29P400.00500551.0001.300.002.8100.011
    1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29P21040.21801991.0000.400.2213.0100.09
    1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLB30P370204.11934125453.9811.400.2622.8100.06
    1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLB31P390171.01543246058.9671.500.3424.1100.05
    1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLB32P190114.110320142421.0002.200.3711.7100.010
    1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLB33P450150.11220413632.8890.700.2127.8100.03
    1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+34P100.0001010.0000.000.000.7100.017
    1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLB34P13077.258111413.9291.000.178.0100.014
    1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLB35P18047.14510109.9000.500.1911.1100.010
    1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAA36P700.00400441.0000.600.004.9100.017
    MLB Totals - (P)41501,7371263082024454434.9561.000.250.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)30001648336764.9552.100.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)100001010.0000.000.000.00.00
    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
    1978MLB16----------
    1978Minor19----------
    1979MLB35----------
    1980MLB34----------
    1981MLB20----------
    1982MLB41----------
    1983MLB38----------
    1984MLB39----------
    1985MLB21----------
    1985Minor4----------
    1986MLB37----------
    1987MLB39----------
    1988MLB19----------
    1989MLB45----------
    1990MLB13----------
    1990Minor1----------
    1991MLB18----------
    1992Minor7----------
    Totals446----------