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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Christopher Robert Coste
Stat Years
1995-2009  [mlb] 2006-2009
Height/Weight
6-1 / 205
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
C (667) ... 1B (229) ... 3B (186) ... 2B (32) ... OF (13) ... P (5) ... DH (3)
Draft Position
C
Born Date/Place
High School
Fargo South (Fargo,ND)
Colleges
Concordia College (Moorhead, Minnesota)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Indians in 1999
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2006-05-26 - Boxscore  (Age: 33.111)
Service Time
2.077 (2008)
Organizations
PHI [5] CLE [3] MIL [1] BOS [1] HOU [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 4982 ... retro id: costc001 ... mlbam id: 400120
Relations
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1995Brandon Grey OwlsPrairieIndy------22c---124941224700132131000000.255.278.330.60897317.117.075.0003.0910.313.330.00.0029.2
    1995Brainerd BearsNcentIndy------22c---122911326812172061320212.286.337.462.7991014211.264.176.3085.9412.872.1745.51.9842.3
    1996Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernIndy------23c-2b---2813154099300656231756104406.314.364.467.83135014736.203.153.3624.8616.003.2952.51.7136.4
    1997Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernIndy------24c---384337451052201250712353701010.312.367.484.85136816334.258.172.3416.2514.402.3028.13.2632.4
    1998Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernIndy------25c---485326591071721055633130302014.328.390.485.87536215829.261.157.3378.568.290.9732.62.7627.1
    1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernIndy------26c---585352671181821660413142000017.335.389.534.92338318836.295.199.0008.0910.971.3522.04.1830.5
    2000Akron AerosEastAAcle16271b---665240328020423112153340127.333.381.475.85626011426.200.142.3795.7712.692.20120.00.7732.5
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle-27c---63196152920480131211004.302.330.448.778101436.167.146.3132.9711.884.0024.03.9620.7
    2001Akron AerosEastAAcle-28c---7624130000011300000.125.160.125.2852530.000.000.1434.0012.003.000.00.000.0
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle428c-1b---7752713178162750011550414111.288.330.439.76929511925.203.151.3265.0816.953.3338.72.3732.0
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle44291b---8124478591523218670034541303214.318.377.439.81652821041.192.121.3446.4410.231.5959.81.5227.0
    2003Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRkbos-30c-1b---91130372116007500012.233.378.467.84537144.467.234.25018.9213.510.7130.02.7057.1
    2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos4430c-1b---9299651850180041801103.188.218.271.489102266.125.083.2183.9217.654.5096.00.9833.3
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil-313b-c---1078262347721122623203752206.294.353.405.75829110624.183.111.3336.8712.711.85131.00.6931.2
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-323b---11134506731482612089344085907025.292.351.466.81756223647.251.174.3147.1215.122.1325.33.5631.8
    2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-331b---12391471226802141192830212.177.236.272.5081614010.156.095.2025.5917.393.1173.51.2438.5
    2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2733cL-S-E-P1265198256514073200103150016.328.376.505.88121310021.227.177.3634.6914.553.1028.33.2932.3
    2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-34c-3b---13310341001000100000.400.400.500.9001051.100.100.4440.0010.000.000.00.0025.0
    2007Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-34c---13271081431505310051310215.287.319.472.7911165110.231.185.2834.3111.212.6021.64.3132.3
    2007Ottawa LynxILAAAphi-341b---1326908215001000101411001.233.317.289.606102265.167.056.2769.8013.731.400.00.0023.8
    2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2734cL-S-E-P13481291536305220042022011.279.311.419.730137548.171.140.2982.9214.605.0025.83.6522.2
    2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2735cL-S-E-P14982742872170936011651103217.263.325.423.74830511626.215.160.2925.2516.723.1930.42.9536.1
    2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi2736cL-S-E-P15451021225802800142711012.245.342.382.7241183910.275.137.31511.8622.881.9351.01.6940.0
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLBhou4136c-1bL-S-E-P1543103321500100082800103.204.259.252.511112265.126.048.2767.1425.003.500.00.0023.8
    MLB Totals (5 yrs)299806832194702310801521571863419.272.329.416.74588533570.207.144.3125.8817.743.0235.02.6032.0
    National League Totals (5 yrs)299806832194702310801521571863419.272.329.416.74588533570.207.144.3125.8817.743.0235.02.6032.0
    Minor League Totals6482358290674143105234171316335341622880.286.340.421.7612590993205.202.135.3156.2913.632.1745.32.0130.4
    Minor: Indy Totals38115152364791025462512391112042249149.316.369.481.8501661729153.248.165.3406.6812.281.8432.92.7731.9
    Minor: Rk Totals1130372116007500012.233.378.467.84537144.467.234.25018.9213.510.7130.02.7057.1
    Minor: A+ Totals310341001000100000.400.400.500.9001051.100.100.4440.0010.000.000.00.0025.0
    Minor: AA Totals9837247114254762132149503312.306.349.452.80140116836.196.146.3355.2412.222.3353.11.7531.6
    Minor: AAA Totals536194623754911554427261013529836619466.282.337.414.7512142806164.199.132.3116.3013.912.2144.22.0529.9
    Philadelphia Phillies Totals (4 yrs)25670380198420239801441291862416.282.339.440.77977330965.219.158.3165.6916.692.9330.62.9832.8
    Houston Astros Totals (1 yrs)43103321500100082800103.204.259.252.511112265.126.048.2767.1425.003.500.00.0023.8
    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 Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1995Brandon Grey OwlsPrairieIndy------221---0115.7511000004.09771330003.0020.252.256.756.7515.751.00.000
    1995Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----221---0115.7511000004.09771330003.0020.252.256.756.7515.751.00.000
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAAcle44292---113.6020002205.03221031000.605.401.800.005.403.600.00.500
    2002Minor Totals: CLEbyYearAAA----291---113.6020002205.03221031000.605.401.800.005.403.602.00.500
    2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos44303---009.0020002202.02221110001.509.004.504.504.509.001.00.000
    2003Minor Totals: BOSbyYearAAA----301---009.0020002202.02221110001.509.004.504.504.509.001.00.000
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAAphi-324---000.0010001101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    2005Minor Totals: PHIbyYearAAA----321---000.0010001101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    Minor League Totals114.5050005508.06442251001.006.752.252.255.634.502.50.500
    Minor: Indy Totals0115.7511000004.09771330003.0020.252.256.756.7515.751.00.000
    Minor: AAA Totals114.5050005508.06442251001.006.752.252.255.634.502.50.500
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1996Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd23C4800.03122863346340.9837.100.0057.159.31
    1996Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd232B2700.05388221143141.9865.200.0032.133.31
    1997Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd24C6100.04583775502495.9868.100.0072.672.61
    1997Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd243B2600.01439545853.9142.000.0031.031.01
    1998Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd25C8400.05954023637635.9977.600.0098.898.81
    1998Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd251B100.01110212121.00012.000.001.21.21
    1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd26C8300.05135886579571.9866.900.0097.697.61
    1999Fargo-Moorhead RedHawksNorthernInd263B400.02730129.7502.300.004.74.71
    2000Akron AerosEastAA27C500.0371103938.9747.600.003.57.74
    2000Akron AerosEastAA271B2100.017713114191190.9959.000.0014.732.33
    2000Akron AerosEastAA273B600.0111101312.9232.000.004.29.22
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAA27C2400.01151522132130.9855.400.0016.677.43
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAA271B100.08001881.0008.000.000.73.24
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAA273B400.05411109.9002.300.002.812.96
    2000Buffalo BisonsILAAA27OF100.03000331.0003.000.000.73.211
    2001Akron AerosEastAA28C500.0357124342.9778.400.003.583.35
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAA28C3200.02571732277274.9898.600.0022.542.73
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAA281B1900.016214120177176.9949.300.0013.425.32
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAA283B100.01101221.0002.000.000.71.310
    2001Buffalo BisonsILAAA28OF1200.02610027271.0002.300.008.516.08
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAA29C2000.0118913128127.9926.400.0013.916.13
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAA291B6500.054343769593586.9889.000.0045.152.41
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAA293B1600.0434254038.9502.400.0011.112.93
    2002Buffalo BisonsILAAA29P200.01000111.0000.500.001.41.629
    2003Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRk30C500.03040134341.0006.800.008.545.57
    2003Gulf Coast Red Sox GCLRk301B400.04270349491.00012.300.006.836.46
    2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA30C800.0463215149.9616.100.005.627.64
    2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA301B600.0440134544.9787.300.004.220.74
    2003Pawtucket Red SoxILAAA30P200.01000111.0000.500.001.46.924
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAA31C2700.01801532198195.9857.200.0018.834.63
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAA311B1300.08970896961.0007.400.009.016.73
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAA312B500.06100216161.0003.200.003.56.45
    2004Indianapolis IndiansILAAA313B3400.01855657973.9242.100.0023.643.62
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA32C900.0437115150.9805.600.006.36.73
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA321B2900.0225270252522521.0008.700.0020.121.63
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA323B9300.0471921122250239.9562.600.0064.669.41
    2005Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA32P100.0000000.0000.000.000.70.722
    2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA33C1200.07750182821.0006.800.008.530.83
    2006Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red BaronsILAAA331B2600.0240110232512511.0009.700.0018.366.72
    2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB33C5446434.13281240344340.9886.300.7833.383.12
    2006Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB331B204.13001331.0001.500.731.23.13
    2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+34C200.01620018181.0009.000.001.466.76
    2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+341B100.06100771.0007.000.000.733.33
    2007Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+343B100.01000111.0001.000.000.733.35
    2007Reading PhilliesEastAA34C1800.01451110157156.9948.700.0012.866.73
    2007Reading PhilliesEastAA341B700.05070557571.0008.100.005.025.95
    2007Ottawa LynxILAAA34C600.04550050501.0008.300.004.223.13
    2007Ottawa LynxILAAA341B1600.0125140141391391.0008.700.0011.261.54
    2007Ottawa LynxILAAA343B100.0000000.0000.000.000.73.84
    2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB34C3125243.215712031691691.0005.500.6919.164.63
    2007Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB341B117.06001661.0006.000.860.62.14
    2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB35C7869612.04882336514511.9946.600.8347.979.62
    2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB351B119.07100881.0008.000.890.61.05
    2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB36C2922211.01646011701701.0005.900.8117.964.43
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB36C2614141.01165001211211.0004.700.8616.060.52
    2009Houston AstrosNLMLB361B1513115.21187116126125.9928.301.099.334.92
    2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB361B119.09001991.0009.001.000.62.24
    2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLB36DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.96.71
    Ind Totals - (C)276001878163231717.0000.000.00---------
    Ind Totals - (1B)10011102112.0000.000.00---------
    Ind Totals - (2B)2700538822115.0000.000.00---------
    Ind Totals - (3B)300016468412.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (C)2181761,64112535871016.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (1B)2016144143811918.0000.000.00---------
    MLB Totals - (DH)300000000.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (C)1380088176121217.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (1B)175001436116916319.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (2B)5006100213.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (3B)1490075286203412.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (OF)13002910012.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)500200010.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (C)2800217193218.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (1B)28002272011919.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (3B)6001111012.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (C)2001620019.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (1B)100610017.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (3B)100100011.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (C)5003040117.0000.000.00---------
    Rk Totals - (1B)40042703112.0000.000.00---------
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    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
    2000Minor-2922-10----1-
    2001Minor-3719-1----12-
    2002Minor22065-16------
    2003Minor21310--------
    2004Minor-2713534------
    2005Minor1929-93------
    2006MLB-542--------
    2006Minor-1226--------
    2007MLB-311--------
    2007Minor-2624-2------
    2008MLB-781--------
    2009MLB-5516-------3
    Totals53912285156----133