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Jamal StrongTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1999-2008 MLB Years: 2003-2005
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PositionsOF-705, LF-7, DH-7, CF-6, RF-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameJamal Najar Strong
Height5-10Weight180BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 5,1978 [39.264]PlacePasadena,California
High SchoolPasadena (Pasadena,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners [Team Picks] in the 6th round (176th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 35th round (1052nd overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates [Team Picks] in the 38th round (1116th overall) of the 1996 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$7,500Signing ScoutsMark Lummus
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-SEA-#9 ... 2003-SEA-#10 ... 2004-SEA-#10
MLB DebutSeptember 2,2003 [25.028]
OrganizationsSEA [6] NYA [1] ATL [1] CHN [1] Awards6
TBC Player ID7161Retrosheet IDstroj002MLBAM ID425473
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed82Power18Contact72XBH14RBIs31Runs56Hitting70Durability59Team.529Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999NebraskaCollegeSocf2053217667594032345262144200.346.422.424.8469213253.379.078.332.38210.288.300.810.000.0017.33
2000University of NebraskaBig12NCAA-1cf2159236597140029357371875301.301.406.318.724754288.321.017.292.34412.856.250.490.000.005.63
2000Everett Aqua SoxNwstA-sea4of21752966393731286014522945110.314.422.368.79010911358.345.054.385.36614.538.100.560.28296.0011.83
2001Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea-of22511844165121019354402751122.353.478.429.9077913231.411.076.462.40817.3211.690.680.000.0020.00
2001San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+sea-of228133174103112032478516056024.311.411.356.76711813393.380.045.317.35012.9815.271.180.000.0012.62
2001Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         13251511516823305182129187107146.326.436.383.81919726624.392.057.369.37214.5813.940.960.000.0015.48
2002San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea13of231275036314016513146166287102517.278.366.336.70216922582.331.058.241.32010.6514.951.400.17503.0015.71
2003Arizona MarinersArizRksea-of2427550104303110200.714.6921.0001.6927113.625.2861.143.61523.087.690.330.000.0020.00
2003Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea36of24562103864612192611253853103.305.390.371.761789244.363.066.257.34610.2515.571.520.82105.0014.06
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         582174369622232911283963303.318.406.392.7988510257.374.074.286.36010.8915.181.390.78108.5014.49
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea36dh24122200000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea36of25642384677112324196382836103.324.421.424.84510116286.356.100.315.37913.299.790.741.0579.3320.78
2005Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea-of269338257112165436256436756104.293.371.393.76415025437.346.100.262.3429.8415.331.560.9295.5022.32
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea53lf-cf261620650102002610100.250.333.350.6837124.333.100.200.3038.3325.003.000.000.0020.00
2006Richmond BravesILAAAatl-of279732940841421261624163682210.255.347.319.66610517386.311.064.231.30410.6216.321.540.26329.0020.24
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn21of271428320000101710004.071.133.071.2042030.095.000.071.1073.3323.337.000.000.000.00
2006Totals for AAA-AAA         11135743861421261724270782214.241.331.300.63110717416.295.059.218.28910.1016.831.670.24357.0019.77
2007Trenton ThunderEastAAnya27of2858201254631014122372943025.229.360.254.614514245.267.025.259.29515.1011.840.780.000.008.70
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre YanILAAAnya4of2840912326320631161663003.286.425.363.788335116.347.077.275.36813.7913.791.000.000.0019.23
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         982924872630201535345106028.247.380.288.668849361.291.041.264.31814.6812.470.850.000.0012.50
2008Long Island DucksAtlInd--292910810325001721171023300.296.392.343.735375133.317.047.213.33812.787.520.590.000.0015.63
MLB Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2822850102002610100.227.308.318.6267126.294.091.182.0007.6923.083.000.000.0020.00
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter7582800478817992512239293704094525543141045.292.391.358.74910021363321.343.066.292.00012.3213.611.110.36233.3316.65
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter3641278207365501210111902616421926265227.286.377.367.744469721499.337.081.260.00010.9414.611.340.67127.8019.73
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter185704881861961455818991161455312.264.364.313.67722026827.313.049.246.00011.9714.031.170.12704.0013.98
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8133174103112032478516056024.311.411.356.76711813393.380.045.317.00012.9815.271.180.000.0012.62
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter511844165121019354402751122.353.478.429.9077913231.411.076.462.00017.3211.690.680.000.0020.00
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter752966393731286014522945110.314.422.368.79010911358.345.054.385.00014.538.100.560.28296.0011.83
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter27550104303110200.714.6921.0001.6927113.625.2861.143.00023.087.690.330.000.0020.00
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2910810325001721171023300.296.392.343.735375133.317.047.213.00012.787.520.590.000.0015.63
NCAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter11245312514613406169126339119501.322.414.369.78316717541.348.047.311.00011.657.210.620.000.0011.64
Seattle Mariners Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2822850102002610100.227.308.318.6267126.294.091.182.0007.6923.083.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16212746290601200123560600.227.308.318.626416150.294.091.182.0007.6923.083.000.000.0020.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162598102175215351631587971293210.292.391.358.74921429710.343.066.292.00012.3213.611.110.36233.3316.65

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2000Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea21OF74--159321164162.9882.19------7598.797.4
2001Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea22OF48--79-1-8079.9881.65------5194.135.3
2001San Bernardino Stampede CalifA+sea22OF81--16454-173169.9772.09------81100.057.9
2002San Antonio Missions TexAAsea23OF125--2801365299293.9802.34------12798.489.3
2003Arizona Mariners ArizRksea24OF2--8-1-98.8894.00------2100.03.6
2003Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24OF55--136261144138.9582.51------5698.238.2
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24DH4---------------1233.32.5
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24CF2-3-------------1216.71.2
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25OF61--127321132130.9852.13------6495.343.0
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26OF87--197451206201.9762.31------9393.560.4
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26LF721841--551.0000.710.28-----1643.84.3
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26CF44308---881.0002.000.27-----1625.02.5
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26DH3---------------1618.81.9
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26RF1-3-------------166.30.6
2006Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27OF93--21433-220217.9862.33------9795.965.0
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27OF7--3---331.0000.43------1450.04.9
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya28OF42--83-3-8683.9651.98------5872.429.6
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya28OF30--561--57571.0001.90------4075.021.0
MLB Totals for DH - 2 season(s)-   DH7---------------70.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF721841--551.0000.710.28-----70.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF64338---881.0001.330.24-----60.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF1-3-------------10.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF333--73313163762746.9792.24------3330.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF167--3631395385376.9772.25------1670.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF81--16454-173169.9772.09------810.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF48--79-1-8079.9881.65------480.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF74--159321164162.9882.19------740.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF2--8-1-98.8894.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2000Everett Aqua Sox NwstA-sea21---------74-
2001Wisconsin Timber Rattlers MidwAsea22---------48-
2001San Bernardino Stampede CalifA+sea22---------81-
2002San Antonio Missions TexAAsea23---------125-
2003Arizona Mariners ArizRksea24---------2-
2003Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea24---------55-
2003Seattle MarinersALMLBsea24-------2--4
2004Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea25---------61-
2005Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea26---------87-
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26------741-3
2006Richmond Braves ILAAAatl27---------93-
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn27---------7-
2007Trenton Thunder EastAAnya28---------42-
2007Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees ILAAAnya28---------30-

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor2328941722010987182022304.234.359.255.614241119.286.021.22315.1316.811.110.000.004.55
2003Peoria JavelinasArizona Fall LgMinor24217291841072141800000.250.289.333.62224576.333.083.1535.2623.684.500.000.0027.78
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27320210000000000001.0001.0001.5002.5003121.000.500.5000.000.000.000.000.0050.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 2 yrs49166264042016108223822304.241.332.289.621486195.305.048.19311.2819.491.730.000.0015.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 1 yrs320210000000000001.0001.0001.5002.5003121.000.500.5000.000.000.000.000.0050.00

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2000Minor League Short-Season All-Star Team (OF) ... Northwest League All-Star Team (OF)2
2001Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (OF) ... Carolina League All-Star Team (OF) ... Midwest League All-Star Team (OF) ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF)4

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2005-09-13InjuredDisabled -- fractured left hand 
2000-06-14Contractsigned 
* 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
2000Seattle Mariners-217,500-------7,500Signing Bonus out of 2000 Draft (6th round - 176th overall)
2003Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll24300,000-70332-2,163,527300,000307,500
2005Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll26300,000-79441-2,189,055300,000607,500
* 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