Tips Updates
Daily
Players
Teams
Leagues
Draft
Boxscores
Minor Leagues
College
People
Extra Bases
Applications
About

Mike LaCossTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1974-1992 MLB Years: 1978-1991
Follow TBC on Twitter and Facebook


PositionsP-446Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael James Lacoss
Height6-4Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateMay 30,1956 [61.356]PlaceGlendale,California
High SchoolMount Whitney (Visalia,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Cincinnati Reds [Team Picks] in the 3rd round (71st overall) of the 1974 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
MLB DebutJuly 18,1978 [22.049]
OrganizationsCIN [8] SFN [6] HOU [3] KCA [1] MON [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID14022Retrosheet IDlacom001MLBAM ID117395
Research ToolsTrack this Player -- Intersect Player -- Compare Player -- Random Player
About Profile Data

Pitching Stats -- Batting Stats -- Fielding Statistics -- Baseball Jobs -- Transactions -- Salaries
This player page is available for sponsorship:
Sponsor the Mike LaCoss page  -  You can show your support to the The Baseball Cube by sponsoring all of a player's pages for only $10/year.
About Sponsorships Program


Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts27Walks38Hittable43SO/BB23vsPower43Hitting31Durability56Team.538Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1974nullRk--Rel18652.7913013000087.0814027038580001.378.38--3.936.001.53.545-
1975nullA+--Rel19472.86230230000151.01316148041720001.147.81--2.444.291.76.364-
1976nullAA--Rel2012102.94250250000162.01486653053800001.248.22--2.944.441.51.545-
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin25ST2111133.87272708100186.0181938015651044001.328.760.733.155.031.60.458-
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-ST221153.461919010300130.01296250649675001.378.930.423.394.641.37.688-
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51ST22484.5016151210096.01045648546312111.569.750.474.312.910.67.3334.09
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51ST231483.50353236100205.220292801379733321.378.840.573.463.190.92.6364.03
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51ST2410124.62342954210169.020710187968593211.6211.000.483.613.140.87.4553.97
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51S/R25476.1220137113178.01025553730221011.6911.770.813.462.540.73.3644.39
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51Rel26662.904183300110115.01074137354515141.408.370.234.233.990.94.5003.68
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51S/R27574.433817212061138.014281681056539121.439.260.653.653.460.95.4174.19
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51S/R28754.023918212163132.01326459355869101.429.000.203.755.861.56.5833.01
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST29123.22440100022.023128115114001.709.270.406.044.430.73.333-
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca30Rel29115.0921021007140.2492523229262001.9210.840.446.425.750.90.5004.18
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29ST3010133.57373164110204.017999811470865561.227.880.623.083.791.23.4353.94
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29ST3113103.683926132140171.018478701663796121.449.680.843.324.161.25.5654.30
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29ST32773.62191901100114.0995546547706211.287.790.393.705.511.49.5003.37
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29S/R3310103.1745182710166150.01436253365781571.388.560.183.894.671.20.5003.42
1990San Jose GiantsCalifA+sfn-ST34101.5011000006.05111060000.837.501.50--9.000.001.000-
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29ST34643.9413121100077.2753734539391101.478.690.584.524.521.00.6004.15
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29S/R35157.2318513006047.0613938424302021.8011.600.764.565.701.25.1674.33
1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-Rel36037.30716001012.01711102570001.7812.411.463.655.111.40.000-
MLB Totals - 14 Season(s)Filter981034.0241524317226961121737.21786885777997257835523291.449.240.513.754.051.08.4881.14
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter46453.29119526719410756.27153462772526640513001.308.500.303.164.821.52.505-
AAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter23233.805751619410350.23501781482413418913001.388.980.623.444.851.41.500-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter12102.94250250000162.01486653053800001.248.22--2.944.441.51.545-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter572.81241230000157.01366249141780001.137.800.062.354.471.90.417-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter652.7913013000087.0814027038580001.378.38--3.936.001.53.545-
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter47493.791711116093276763.0741370322473083822114181.378.720.553.624.491.24.490-
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter18183.83118437541234385.03811861641616519023361.428.910.373.864.441.15.500-
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter32354.39105891613541548.1615304268342231859651.5310.080.563.663.030.83.478-
Kansas City Royals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter115.0921021007140.2492523229262001.9210.840.446.425.750.90.500-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings12134.025231213182220.0226112981392997341.449.240.513.754.051.08.4801.14
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings13133.293515206100220.0208101817771184001.308.500.303.164.821.52.500-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1977Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin252127675510030032604000.075.114.090.2046174.122.015.060.1004.0535.148.670.000.0020.00
1978Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAcin-p221922150004003701000.227.320.227.5475026.333.000.136.26711.5426.922.330.000.000.00
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51p2217303210010001706000.067.067.100.1673136.154.033.033.0740.0047.220.000.000.0050.00
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51p2335703910000032505002.129.164.143.30710178.200.014.057.1463.8532.058.330.000.0011.11
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51p2434552510010012316000.091.123.109.2326163.156.018.036.1121.5936.5123.000.000.0020.00
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin51p252019000000000807000.000.000.000.0000026.000.000.000.0000.0030.770.000.000.000.00
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51p264124261000001803000.250.280.292.5727128.375.042.083.2613.5728.578.000.000.0016.67
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51p2738351300010011204000.086.111.086.1973040.130.000.029.0952.5030.0012.000.000.000.00
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou51p2839311410010001606101.129.125.161.2865138.250.032.032.1260.0042.110.000.000.0025.00
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p30376181420290032405000.230.266.361.62722469.343.131.180.2804.3534.788.002.9030.5028.57
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p3139502300030021614001.060.113.060.1733057.088.000.040.0913.5128.078.000.000.000.00
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p3219333810020021304000.242.286.273.5599139.400.031.091.2585.1333.336.500.000.0012.50
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p3345411320010041603001.073.156.122.2785248.120.049.146.1418.3333.334.000.000.0066.67
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p3413232110000001008000.043.043.087.1302131.077.044.043.0560.0032.260.000.000.00100.00
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn29p35189220000001600000.222.300.222.5222010.667.000.111.25210.0060.006.000.000.000.00
1992Indianapolis IndiansAmerAAAmon-p3671000000001100000.000.500.000.500002.000.0001.000.35350.0050.001.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 13 Season(s)Filter39548130601102190018194261105.125.159.160.3197713563.203.035.073.0003.2034.4610.780.36240.5021.67
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter539061010070073405000.111.175.122.297111102.179.011.089.0006.8633.334.860.000.0010.00
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter539061010070073405000.111.175.122.297111102.179.011.089.0006.8633.334.860.000.0010.00
San Francisco Giants Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter171217183160215001285124002.143.191.198.389438254.223.055.111.0004.7233.467.080.79108.5025.81
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter106174816300200473124002.092.117.109.226193203.158.017.040.0001.9735.9618.250.000.0018.75
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter11890413200200236013101.144.161.167.328152106.236.023.044.0001.8933.9618.000.000.0015.38
Average MLB - Per 162 games1621971225501800780125002.125.159.160.319325231.203.035.073.0003.2034.4610.780.36240.5021.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622751831300210021104015000.111.175.122.297343312.179.011.089.0006.8633.334.860.000.0010.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin22P19--1639335855.9482.89------19100.014.1
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22P16-96813--21211.0001.310.22-----1794.19.9
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23P35-2051534245149.9611.400.24-----35100.021.7
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin24P34-169934344643.9351.260.25-----34100.021.0
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin25P20-786141-2120.9521.000.26-----20100.018.5
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P41-115716332623.8850.560.20-----41100.025.3
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P38-138627-133331.0000.870.24-----38100.023.5
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P39-132920223129.9350.740.22-----39100.024.1
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca29P4---5--551.0001.25------4100.02.8
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca29P21-4018-1991.0000.430.23-----21100.013.0
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn30P37-2041934125453.9811.430.26-----37100.022.8
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn31P39-1711543246058.9671.490.34-----39100.024.1
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn32P19-1141032-142421.0002.210.37-----19100.011.7
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn33P45-1501220413632.8890.710.21-----45100.027.8
1990San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn34P1----1-1---------1100.00.7
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn34P13-7758111413.9291.000.17-----13100.08.0
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35P18-47451-109.9000.500.19-----18100.011.1
1992Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon36P7---4--441.0000.57------7100.04.9
MLB Totals for P - 14 season(s)-   P415-17361263082024454434.9561.050.25-----4150.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P30--1648336764.9552.13------300.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1----1-1---------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1978Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAcin2219----------
1978Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2216----------
1979Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2335----------
1980Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2434----------
1981Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2520----------
1982Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2641----------
1983Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2738----------
1984Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2839----------
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca294----------
1985Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca2921----------
1986San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3037----------
1987San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3139----------
1988San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3219----------
1989San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3345----------
1990San Jose Giants CalifA+sfn341----------
1990San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3413----------
1991San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn3518----------
1992Indianapolis Indians AmerAAAmon367----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1979Cincinnati RedsChamp. SeriesMLB230110.801001.2124004.175.400.0021.600.000.000.00.000
1987San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB31000.002003.1103201.292.700.008.105.400.670.00.000
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB33009.001003.0730202.3321.000.000.006.0000.00.000
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB33006.232004.1433201.718.310.006.234.150.670.00.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 3 yrs015.6340400008.0905074002.0010.130.007.884.500.570.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs006.2320200004.3403032001.628.310.006.234.150.670.00.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1989San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB3311000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1989San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB3321000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs21000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2012San Rafael PacificsNAMLIndIndy-56Pitching Coach603426.567--2Mike Marshall
* 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

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
1991-07-03Released by Giants. 
1987-11-24ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1987-11-09Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-12-09ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1986-11-12Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1986-02-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Giants. 
1985-11-06Released by Royals. 
1985-02-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1984-11-08Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1982-04-06Claimed on waivers by Astros from Reds. 
* 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
1985Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll2960,000-51630-370,78060,00060,000
1986San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll30225,000-3891545386,34760,000285,000
1987San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll31300,000-2781660344,90660,000585,000
1988San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll32500,000-2131370++392,10762,5001,085,000
1989San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll331,100,000-89489++429,80262,5002,185,000
1990San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll341,150,000-114684++515,727100,0003,335,000
1991San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll351,450,000-161978++742,231100,0004,785,000
* 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