Brian Cotgrove
Carlton Blues (ML)
Brian Cotgrove
Birthdate:
May 9, 1955 (31 y, 3 m, 1 d)
Position:
P
Bats/Throws:
R/R
Height/Weight:
6'3"/201
Entry:
Unknown
Contract:
$22k / 1 year
ML Service Time:
5 years, 78 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 5 years, 78 days
40-man Service Time None
Time as Pro 11 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Personality
Leadership Normal
Loyalty Normal
Greed Normal
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Normal
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Fair
Current Contract
1986 $22k ($22k left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 1 3 1 3 1
vs R 1 3 1 3 1
vs L 1 3 1 3 1
Potential 1 3 1 3 1
Fielding C IF OF
Range 2 2
Error 4 1
Arm 1 7 1
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
Pitcher 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 1
Running 4
Sac Bunt 9
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 6 5 5
vs R 6 5 5
vs L 6 5 5
Potential 6 5 5
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 6 6
Cutter 6 6
Curveball 7 7
Changeup 1 6
Other Pitching
Velocity 96-98 mph
GB % 52%
Arm Slot Over the Top
Stamina 6
Hold 4
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
1986-04-14
Outfield Range decreased from 3 to 2
GB% increased from 50% to 52%
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Fair
1986-02-02
Weight increased from 200 to 201
1986-01-05
GB% increased from 49% to 50%
1985-11-24
P defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 199 to 200
1985-11-17
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1985-09-29
Outfield Error decreased from 2 to 1
GB% decreased from 51% to 49%
1985-08-28
Weight decreased from 199 to 198
1985-07-17
Hold increased from 3 to 4
Weight increased from 198 to 199
1985-03-31
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
Weight increased from 197 to 198
Local Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1985-01-06
Contact Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Contact decreased from 2 to 1
Contact vs R decreased from 2 to 1
Contact vs L decreased from 2 to 1
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Stuff Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
1984-10-28
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1984-09-30
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
1984-09-04
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
GB% decreased from 53% to 51%
Cutter Pot decreased from 7 to 6
1984-07-17
Eye vs R decreased from 3 to 2
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% increased from 51% to 53%
Cutter Pot increased from 6 to 7
1984-04-02
Eye Potential increased from 2 to 3
Eye increased from 2 to 3
Eye vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
Cutter Pot decreased from 7 to 6
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
1984-01-01
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
Changeup decreased from 2 to 1
1983-12-04
Stuff decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Stuff vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Position changed from RP to SP
Role changed from RP to SP
1983-09-06
Eye vs L decreased from 3 to 2
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 2 to 1
GB% increased from 50% to 51%
1983-04-19
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1983-04-09
Movement Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Movement decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Movement vs L decreased from 6 to 5
Cutter decreased from 7 to 6
1983-04-05
GB% increased from 49% to 50%
Cutter increased from 6 to 7
Local Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
1983-01-23
Weight increased from 197 to 198
1983-01-02
GB% decreased from 50% to 49%
Weight increased from 196 to 197
1982-09-07
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
Stamina increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 197 to 196
1982-08-04
Control Potential increased from 4 to 5
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
1982-04-01
Weight decreased from 198 to 197
1982-01-03
Eye vs L increased from 2 to 3
GB% increased from 49% to 50%
Stamina decreased from 7 to 5
1981-10-04
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 1 to 2
Sac Bunt decreased from 10 to 9
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Infield Error increased from 3 to 4
Control Potential decreased from 5 to 4
Control decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs R decreased from 5 to 4
Control vs L decreased from 5 to 4
GB% increased from 48% to 49%
Stamina decreased from 8 to 7
Fastball Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Fastball decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 196 to 198
1981-01-18
Stuff Potential decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs R decreased from 8 to 7
Stuff vs L decreased from 8 to 7
GB% decreased from 49% to 48%
Curveball Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Curveball decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 190 to 196
Local Popularity increased from Insignficant to Well Known
National Popularity increased from Unknown to Well Known
1980-03-16
Sac Bunt increased from 9 to 10
Baserunning increased from 3 to 4
Stuff increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs R increased from 7 to 8
Stuff vs L increased from 7 to 8
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 6
Movement decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 6
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 6
Control vs R decreased from 6 to 5
Cutter Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Position changed from SP to RP
Role changed from SP to RP
1979-11-04
Eye Potential decreased from 3 to 2
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Control vs R increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 50% to 49%
Stamina increased from 7 to 8
Curveball Pot decreased from 9 to 8
Changeup Pot decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 188 to 190
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1979-02-11
Contact Potential increased from 1 to 2
Contact increased from 1 to 2
Contact vs R increased from 1 to 2
Contact vs L increased from 1 to 2
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff vs L increased from 6 to 7
Movement increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs R increased from 6 to 7
Movement vs L increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 4 to 5
Control vs R increased from 4 to 5
Control vs L increased from 4 to 5
GB% decreased from 51% to 50%
1978-10-08
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 1 to 2
Stuff increased from 6 to 7
Stuff vs R increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential decreased from 6 to 5
Stamina decreased from 8 to 7
Fastball increased from 6 to 7
Curveball Pot increased from 8 to 9
Curveball increased from 7 to 8
Changeup Pot decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 185 to 188
1977-09-06
Weight increased from 183 to 185
1977-04-05
Weight decreased from 184 to 183
Local Popularity decreased from Insignficant to Unknown
1977-01-02
Eye vs R increased from 1 to 2
Control increased from 3 to 4
Control vs L increased from 3 to 4
1976-09-07
Eye increased from 1 to 2
Eye vs L increased from 1 to 2
Stuff vs L increased from 5 to 6
GB% decreased from 53% to 51%
Cutter increased from 5 to 6
Curveball increased from 6 to 7
Weight decreased from 185 to 184
1976-04-02
Avoid Ks Potential decreased from 2 to 1
Stuff Potential decreased from 9 to 8
Stuff increased from 5 to 6
Stuff vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs R increased from 5 to 6
Movement vs L increased from 5 to 6
Control vs R increased from 3 to 4
GB% increased from 51% to 53%
Stamina decreased from 9 to 8
Curveball Pot decreased from 9 to 8
Weight decreased from 186 to 185
Local Popularity increased from Unknown to Insignficant
1976-01-04
Gap Potential decreased from 4 to 3
Gap decreased from 4 to 3
Gap vs L decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Stuff Potential increased from 8 to 9
Movement Potential increased from 6 to 7
Control Potential increased from 5 to 6
Control increased from 2 to 3
Control vs R increased from 2 to 3
Control vs L increased from 2 to 3
Velocity increased from 94-96 mph to 96-98 mph
GB% increased from 49% to 51%
Cutter Pot increased from 7 to 8
Curveball increased from 5 to 6
Weight decreased from 187 to 186
1975-09-03
Baserunning increased from 2 to 3
Weight decreased from 188 to 187

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
Carlton - VBL
CRL - VBL
1985 30 7 7 38.2 3-2 0 23 10 14.29% 6.21% 5.59% 76.14% 56.98% 0.261 5.121 5.435 138 3.944 -0.31 -0.12
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1984 29 29 29 142.2 4-16 0 76 61 12.04% 9.67% 3.80% 66.88% 53.82% 0.281 5.488 4.976 124 4.499 0.51 0.22
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1983 28 27 27 145.1 8-10 0 95 52 15.42% 8.44% 2.76% 76.35% 47.00% 0.274 3.839 3.917 96 4.435 -0.08 2.18
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1982 27 17 17 90.0 6-5 0 63 35 16.41% 9.11% 3.13% 79.21% 56.35% 0.319 4.100 4.392 102 4.245 -0.29 1.10
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1981 26 0 14 22.0 2-0 0 21 11 23.08% 12.09% 2.20% 68.97% 48.78% 0.222 2.864 3.397 83 3.833 -0.53 0.26
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1980 25 4 8 22.1 2-1 0 15 12 14.42% 11.54% 1.92% 69.06% 46.94% 0.338 5.642 4.031 98 4.798 1.61 0.26
STG - SBC
1979 24 0 25 29.0 2-2 1 20 15 15.15% 11.36% 2.27% 73.06% 56.45% 0.303 4.655 4.269 114 4.234 0.39 -0.11
Total - SBC
SBC
0 25 29.0 2-2 1 20 15 15.15% 11.36% 2.27% 73.06% 56.45% 0.303 4.655 4.269 114 4.234 0.39 -0.11
Total - VBL
VBL
84 102 461.0 25-34 0 293 181 14.75% 9.11% 3.32% 73.15% 51.85% 0.285 4.549 4.446 109 4.365 0.10 3.91
Total - All
All
84 127 490.0 27-36 1 313 196 14.77% 9.25% 3.26% 73.15% 52.12% 0.286 4.555 4.435 109 4.358 0.12 3.80

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age GS G IP W-L SV K BB K% BB% HR% LOB% GB% BABIP ERA FIP FIP- xFIP E-F WAR
WIL - SBL
1985 30 4 4 28.2 3-0 0 30 3 27.78% 2.78% 0.93% 91.84% 46.30% 0.222 0.942 2.237 50 3.448 -1.30 1.21
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1981 26 4 5 25.1 1-1 1 23 9 21.30% 8.33% 1.85% 86.09% 63.46% 0.306 2.132 4.186 90 4.400 -2.05 0.45
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1979 24 1 1 8.0 1-0 0 10 2 33.33% 6.67% 0.00% 100.00% 57.14% 0.177 0.000 2.370 49 3.792 -2.37 0.36
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1978 23 7 7 53.2 5-1 0 60 8 30.15% 4.02% 2.01% 74.26% 53.85% 0.272 2.516 2.903 62 3.302 -0.39 1.95
ERS - RES
1978 23 6 6 29.0 1-1 0 25 9 19.38% 6.98% 4.65% 66.49% 48.28% 0.345 6.517 5.723 121 4.842 0.79 0.05
ERS - RES
1977 22 5 5 22.0 2-1 0 20 7 21.51% 7.53% 2.15% 73.53% 60.47% 0.339 4.091 4.019 85 4.110 0.07 0.46
ERS - RES
1976 21 1 1 2.2 0-0 0 1 2 8.33% 16.67% 0.00% 75.00% 57.14% 0.222 3.375 5.188 107 7.108 -1.81 0.02
MAR - YL
1976 21 2 5 9.0 1-0 0 15 4 36.59% 9.76% 2.44% 79.37% 63.64% 0.421 3.000 3.839 85 3.094 -0.84 0.17
MAR - YL
1975 20 9 28 68.1 3-3 1 80 25 27.21% 8.50% 1.02% 77.71% 57.66% 0.387 3.161 3.451 76 3.996 -0.29 1.57
Total - AAA
AAA
28 29 169.1 13-4 1 169 40 24.89% 5.89% 2.21% 77.58% 54.23% 0.288 2.976 3.621 77 3.943 -0.64 4.51
Total - AA
AA
11 33 77.1 4-3 1 95 29 28.36% 8.66% 1.19% 77.90% 58.20% 0.390 3.142 3.496 77 3.891 -0.35 1.74

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
Carlton - VBL
CRL - VBL
1985 30 7 13 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.30
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1984 29 29 50 46 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 28 0 0 0.044 0.064 0.129 0.1111 0.060 -0.92
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1983 28 27 53 45 4 1 1 0 2 1 0 22 0 0 0.089 0.109 0.264 0.1739 0.116 -0.71
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1982 27 17 38 31 2 0 0 1 2 2 2 14 0 0 0.065 0.121 0.283 0.0625 0.130 -0.56
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1981 26 14 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.02
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1980 25 8 9 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0.167 0.286 0.452 0.2500 0.228 -0.08
STG - SBC
1979 24 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - SBC
SBC
25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0 0.000 0.00
Total - VBL
VBL
102 166 139 9 2 1 1 6 4 4 71 0 0 0.065 0.097 0.212 0.1194 0.098 -2.58
Total - All
All
127 166 139 9 2 1 1 6 4 4 71 0 0 0.065 0.097 0.212 0.1194 0.098 -2.58

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA WAR
WIL - SBL
1985 30 4 11 8 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 0 0 0.125 0.222 0.722 0.0000 0.304 -0.02
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1981 26 5 8 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0.000 0.125 0.125 0.0000 0.091 -0.13
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1979 24 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.08
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1978 23 7 22 18 4 2 0 0 3 2 2 5 0 0 0.222 0.300 0.633 0.3077 0.291 -0.08
ERS - RES
1978 23 6 11 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.27
ERS - RES
1977 22 5 9 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0.286 0.375 0.661 1.0000 0.321 -0.02
ERS - RES
1976 21 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.0000 0.000 -0.03
MAR - YL
1976 21 5 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0.500 0.500 1.500 1.0000 0.644 0.03
MAR - YL
1975 20 28 19 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0.188 0.188 0.375 0.4286 0.173 -0.22
Total - AAA
AAA
29 65 53 7 2 0 1 4 6 5 27 0 0 0.132 0.207 0.433 0.2400 0.204 -0.62
Total - AA
AA
33 22 18 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 0 0 0.222 0.222 0.500 0.5000 0.226 -0.19

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Carlton - VBL
CRL - VBL
1985 P 7 38.2 3 6 0 1.000 2.095 1.022 0.08
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1984 P 29 142.2 3 31 1 0.971 2.145 0.999 0.25
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1983 P 27 145.1 8 21 2 0.936 1.796 1.122 0.93
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1982 P 17 90.0 3 11 0 1.000 1.400 1.017 0.07
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1981 P 14 22.0 0 3 0 1.000 1.227 1.273 0.54
Geelong - VBL
GEE - VBL
1980 P 8 22.1 3 3 0 1.000 2.418 1.023 -0.00
STG - SBC
1979 P 24 29.0 1 1 0 1.000 0.621 1.009 -0.14
Total P 126 490.0 21 76 3 1.72

Career Minor League Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
WIL - SBL
1985 P 4 28.2 2 3 0 1.000 1.570 1.349 0.27
Coburg - SBL
CBG - SBL
1981 P 5 25.1 0 1 0 1.000 0.355 1.014 0.06
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1979 P 1 8.0 0 1 0 1.000 1.125 0.997 -0.01
ERS - RES
1978 P 6 29.0 0 1 0 1.000 0.310 0.994 -0.05
Rockdale - RES
ROC - RES
1978 P 7 53.2 0 7 1 0.875 1.174 0.993 -0.10
ERS - RES
1977 P 5 22.0 0 2 0 1.000 0.818 0.995 -0.03
ERS - RES
1976 P 1 2.2 0 0 0 0.000 0.000 0.000 -0.00
MAR - YL
1976 P 5 9.0 1 0 0 1.000 1.000 0.000 0.04
MAR - YL
1975 P 28 68.1 4 4 0 1.000 1.054 0.978 0.28
Total P 62 246.2 7 19 1 0.46
Date Team Players Sent Team Players Sent
Jan. 7, 1979 Newtown Willie Jarrett
Brian Cotgrove
Wal Williams
Darren Dormer
St. George Steve Rutherford
Brian Bargenquast
Blaise Nathan
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
League Champ 1986 Carlton (VBL)
1981 Geelong (VBL)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink4
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year Lg GS Rank
1983 VBL 27 6
1984 VBL 29 4
Year Lg L Rank
1983 VBL 10 9
1984 VBL 16 1
Year Lg HR Rank
1984 VBL 24 8
Year Lg BB Rank
1983 VBL 52 9
1984 VBL 61 8
Year Lg CG Rank
1984 VBL 1 6
Year Lg Hits (Low) Rank
1983 VBL 137 9
Year Lg HR (Low) Rank
1983 VBL 17 10
Year Lg W (Low) Rank
1983 VBL 8 7
1984 VBL 4 1