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Shane CostaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 2001-2012 MLB Years: 2005-2007
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Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-384, RF-58, LF-44, CF-21, DH-13Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameShane Jeremey Costa
Height6-1Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 12,1981 [36.189]PlaceVisalia,California
High SchoolGolden West (Visalia,CA)
CollegeCal State Fullerton (Fullerton,CA)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 2nd round (42nd overall) of the 2003 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 37th round (1096th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$775,000Signing ScoutsGary JohnsonService Time1.135 (2008)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2004-KCA-#7 ... 2005-KCA-#7 ... 2006-KCA-#10
MLB DebutJune 2,2005 [23.172]
OrganizationsKCA [8] Awards4
TBC Player ID27250Retrosheet IDcosts001MLBAM ID430573
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed58Power56Contact82XBH57RBIs56Runs55Hitting77Durability51Team.489Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1of1961129254912201141612113001.380.452.504.9566514149.419.124.194.4204.038.052.000.000.0028.57
2002Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1So33of205823355852364401411718265104.365.462.5671.02913233282.382.202.330.4476.036.381.061.4258.2538.82
2003Cal State FullertonBigWestNCAA-1Jr33of21662705410128355928101526206307.374.442.556.99815036314.397.182.304.4324.788.281.731.5954.0035.64
2003Arizona Royals IIArizRkkca-of212388223464124436740102.386.444.5801.024511199.407.194.273.4396.067.071.171.0188.0032.35
2003Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca8of2137111000002110000.143.400.286.6862110.167.143.429.34020.0010.000.500.000.00100.00
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         2695233574124438850102.368.440.558.9985312109.391.190.284.4307.347.341.000.9295.0034.29
2004Wilmington Blue RocksCaroA+kca19of2212345170139204759943243110617.308.364.417.78118831500.324.109.191.3436.408.601.341.4064.4322.30
2005Wichita WranglersTexAAkca4of23752773778182843512423816210.282.349.448.79712428316.278.166.267.3447.597.280.962.5334.6335.90
2005Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-of23416131001000100000.188.188.250.4384116.200.062.063.1890.006.250.000.000.0033.33
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         792933881192844512424816210.276.341.437.77812829332.273.161.256.3367.237.231.002.4136.6335.80
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca15lf232781131920270051111003.235.287.333.62027488.250.098.160.2775.6812.502.202.2740.5021.05
2006Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-of2428030001000100000.375.375.375.750308.429.000.000.3340.0012.500.000.000.000.00
2006Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-of24521993568124102940132573216.342.398.593.99111826224.349.251.337.4185.8011.161.924.4619.9038.24
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         542073571124103040132673216.343.397.585.98212126232.353.242.324.4155.6011.212.004.3120.7036.62
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32rf-cf247223723652013232062952225.274.304.405.7099624252.300.131.165.3042.3811.514.831.1979.0036.92
2007Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-of2559233467620351482262051213.326.402.502.90411728267.338.176.313.3939.747.490.771.8746.6036.84
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca32lf-rf25551031323610120152300102.223.257.301.558317109.284.078.117.2484.5921.104.600.000.0030.43
2008Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca32of267529242862101042112283913428.295.354.469.82313731328.308.174.301.3568.5411.891.393.0529.2036.05
2009Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca32rf2712110000000000000.500.500.5001.000102.500.000.000.4470.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Arizona RoyalsArizRkkca-rf2811368133016103500200.361.390.528.91819441.375.167.278.3917.3212.201.672.4436.0030.77
2010Wilmington blue RocksCaroA+kca35lf2829110012000200001.111.111.444.555419.000.333.333.2300.0022.220.0011.119.00100.00
2010Northwest Arkansas NaturaTexAAkca-2813000000000000000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         14489143028103700201.292.321.479.80023553.293.187.271.3425.6613.212.333.7724.0035.71
2011St. Paul SaintsAmerAssocInd--2945171255712112331261440107.333.431.433.8647414202.357.100.263.38712.876.930.540.50171.0024.56
2012St. Paul SaintsAmerAssocInd--30331251433400810171620000.264.361.296.657374144.303.032.176.30511.8111.110.940.000.0012.12
MLB Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15442149107282542211663633210.254.289.366.65515435449.287.112.152.0003.5614.033.941.1184.2032.71
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter43116212645031021743221421213416737823737.310.371.474.8457681621823.321.164.265.0007.359.161.252.3637.7032.21
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter191742125234547258623467851378417.315.378.508.88637786837.327.193.309.0008.0010.161.272.9929.6836.75
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter782883781182844512424816210.281.347.441.78812728327.279.160.257.0007.347.341.002.4536.0034.57
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter12846772141214861943446120618.302.360.415.77519433519.317.113.197.0006.558.861.351.5458.3823.40
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter341243047942305391240302.379.429.565.9947015140.398.186.274.0006.438.571.331.4362.0031.91
Ind Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter78296399016113141433060107.304.402.375.77711118346.335.071.226.00012.438.670.700.29296.0020.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter185632134235631191104612385657144012.372.451.5491.00034783745.396.177.291.0005.107.521.471.2170.2235.32
Kansas City Royals Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter15442149107282542211663633210.254.289.366.65515435449.287.112.152.0003.5614.033.941.1184.2032.71
Average MLB - Per 162 games16244352113292544211766633211.254.289.366.65516237472.287.112.152.0003.5614.033.941.1184.2032.71
Average Minor - Per 162 games16260999189386168316550631439314.310.371.474.84528961685.321.164.265.0007.359.161.252.3637.7032.21

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Arizona Royals II ArizRkkca21OF19--32-4-3632.8891.68------2382.647.5
2003Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21OF3--3---331.0001.00------3100.02.5
2004Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22OF112--1691052184179.9731.60------12391.180.6
2005Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23OF72--117231122119.9751.65------7596.051.4
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca23OF4--9---991.0002.25------4100.02.8
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23LF2018162301--31311.0001.550.19-----2774.112.3
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23DH4---------------2714.82.5
2006Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24OF1--1---111.0001.00------250.00.7
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24OF52--951--96961.0001.85------52100.036.1
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24RF393430783-5-8883.9432.130.27-----7254.224.1
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24CF211815949-1-5049.9802.330.31-----7229.213.0
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24LF554210---10101.0002.000.24-----726.93.1
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24DH11--------------721.40.6
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca25OF46--102311106105.9912.28------5978.031.9
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25LF15119831-1-3231.9692.070.32-----5527.39.3
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25RF1377323---23231.0001.770.32-----5523.68.0
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25DH8---------------5514.54.9
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26OF75--13831-142141.9931.88------75100.052.1
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27RF1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca28RF5--9---991.0001.80------1145.58.9
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca28LF2--2---221.0001.00------1118.23.6
2010Wilmington blue Rocks CaroA+kca28LF2--1---111.0000.50------2100.01.4
MLB Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF5241380106-5-111106.9552.040.28-----520.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF40343027111-7372.9861.800.24-----400.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF211815949-1-5049.9802.330.31-----210.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH131--------------130.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF177--344721353351.9941.98------1770.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1--1---111.0001.00------10.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF73--118231123120.9761.64------730.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF115--1721052187182.9731.58------1150.00.0
A+ Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--1---111.0000.50------20.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF19--32-4-3632.8891.68------190.00.0
Rk Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF5--9---991.0001.80------50.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Arizona Royals II ArizRkkca21---------19-
2003Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca21---------3-
2004Wilmington Blue Rocks CaroA+kca22---------112-
2005Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca23---------72-
2005Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca23---------4-
2005Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca23------20---4
2006Wichita Wranglers TexAAkca24---------1-
2006Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca24---------52-
2006Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca24------52139-1
2007Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca25---------46-
2007Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca25------15-13-8
2008Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca26---------75-
2009Omaha Royals PCLAAAkca27--------1--
2010Arizona Royals ArizRkkca28------2-5--
2010Wilmington blue Rocks CaroA+kca28------2----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2420488153206302810101.313.346.458.80422552.366.145.2503.8515.384.000.000.0033.33
2007Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB251123573004012310100.304.370.435.80510327.333.131.1747.4111.111.500.000.0042.86
2008Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB261017240001012100100.235.300.235.5354020.235.000.05910.005.000.500.000.000.00
2009Kansas City RoyalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27253311153004105400001.455.526.5451.07118338.517.090.27313.1610.530.800.000.0020.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 4 yrs6612126419201542111620302.339.394.446.8405411137.380.107.2158.0311.681.450.000.0026.83

Awards [4]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2002Big West Conference All-Conference Team (OF)1
2003Big West Conference All-Conference Team (SS) ... Big West Conference Player of the Year2
2004Carolina League All-Star Team (OF)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-01-19ContractSigned by Royals 
2008-11-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-09-02InjuredDisabled -- Right wrist surgery 
2008-02-27ContractSigned by Royals 
2006-05-19InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-29InjuredDisabled -- left hamstring strain 
2003-07-17Contractsigned 
* 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
2003Kansas City Royals-21775,000-------775,000Signing Bonus out of 2003 Draft (2nd round - 42nd overall)
2005Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll23300,000-79443-2,189,055300,0001,075,000
2006Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll24327,500-7343582,365,072327,0001,402,500
2007Kansas City RoyalsTeam Payroll25380,000-73740-2,459,737380,0001,782,500
* 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