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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Benjamin Strong
Stat Years
1984-2004  [mlb] 2000-2001
Height/Weight
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (362) ... OF (3)
Draft Position
p
Born Date/Place
Death
High School
Colleges
University of California-Riverside (Riverside, California)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #15 (#376 overall) of the 1984 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
2000-05-11 - Boxscore  (Age: 37.244)
Service Time
Organizations
OAK [3] MIA [2] SDN [1] MIL [1] TBA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7620 ... retro id: stroj001 ... mlbam id: 313392
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1984Medford A'sNwstA-oak-211---563.88209301011272.0643331236664021.398.000.254.508.254.131.83.455
    1984Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA-----211---563.88209301011272.0643331236664021.398.000.254.508.254.131.83.455
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-222---775.0642112018316110.1103796210608210001.488.400.824.896.696.441.37.500
    1985Minor Totals: OAKbyYearA+----221---775.0742112018316110.3103796210608210001.488.420.824.906.706.461.37.500
    1986Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-233---223.423600030361152.2432320528391021.357.350.854.786.663.931.39.500
    1986Huntsville StarsSouAAoak-233---115.4060002608.18553750001.808.643.247.565.405.400.71.500
    1986Minor Totals: OAKbyYearAA/A+----232---333.694200032421161.0512825835441021.417.521.185.166.494.131.26.500
    1988Reno Silver SoxCalifA+----254---4134.79312420470161.216811486109610713071.639.350.565.345.966.351.11.235
    1988Minor Totals: byYearA+----251---4134.80312420470161.716811486109610713071.649.380.565.365.976.361.11.235
    1989Reno Silver SoxCalifA+----265---813.585300047531873.0623529422792031.157.640.492.719.744.323.59.889
    1989Minor Totals: byYearA+----261---813.585300047531873.0623529422792031.157.640.492.719.744.323.59.889
    1993Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-306---102.70700067110.0103302132001.209.000.001.8011.702.706.501.000
    1993Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn-306---106.75430011014.2131311211130001.647.981.236.757.987.981.181.000
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-306---135.6721000521027.0372317410180021.7412.331.333.336.007.671.80.250
    1993Minor Totals: SDNbyYearAA/A+/AAA----303---335.45323001229151.7603931623442021.6210.551.054.047.736.861.91.500
    1994San Bernardino SpiritCalifA+----317---236.7112110001053.26046401127436231.6210.061.844.537.217.711.59.400
    1994Minor Totals: byYearA+----311---236.7712110001053.76046401127436231.6410.151.864.577.277.781.59.400
    1995Surrey GlaciersWestIndy------328---892.75201992010131.012055407481293171.288.240.483.308.863.782.69.471
    1995Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----321---892.75201992010131.012055407481293171.288.240.483.308.863.782.69.471
    1998Hyundai---Intl----359---652.95530000532758.064019029540001.609.930.004.508.380.001.86.545
    1998Intl TotalsbyYearIntl----351---652.95530000532758.064019029540001.609.930.004.508.380.001.86.545
    1999Orlando RaysSouAAtba-3610---145.681172034038.0402424618340101.539.471.424.268.055.681.89.200
    1999Durham BullsILAAAtba-3610---017.98610015114.220131348120001.9112.272.454.917.367.981.50.000
    1999Minor Totals: TBAbyYearAAA/AA----362---156.381782049152.76037371026460101.6510.341.724.487.936.381.77.167
    2000Calgary CannonsPCLAAAmia393711---214.03291002128944.2442120120337041.438.870.204.036.654.231.65.667
    2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia503711Log - Sp - Ext - Perf117.3218000518119.2261616312182021.9311.901.375.498.247.321.50.500
    2000Minor Totals: MIAbyYearAAA----371---214.07291002128944.7442120120337041.458.960.204.076.724.281.65.667
    2000MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----371Log - Sp - Ext - Perf117.5018000518119.7261616312182021.9812.191.415.638.447.501.50.500
    2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAmia-3812---636.25460001346159.0804541918486051.6612.201.372.757.326.862.67.667
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia503812Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.3550002506.23111340000.904.051.354.055.401.351.33.000
    2001Minor Totals: MIAbyYearAAA----381---636.25460001346159.0804541918486051.6612.201.372.757.326.862.67.667
    2001MLB Totals: MIAbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf001.4550002506.73111340000.974.351.454.355.811.451.33.000
    2002Bridgeport BluefishAtlIndy------3913---701.04300001630434.22754214350201.187.010.523.639.091.302.501.000
    2002Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil403913---004.19150001015119.123992871011.6010.710.933.723.264.190.88.000
    2002Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----391---701.05300001630434.72754214350201.207.110.533.689.211.322.501.000
    2002Minor Totals: MILbyYearAAA----391---004.24150001015119.323992871011.6210.840.943.773.304.240.88.000
    2003ReynosaMexAAA----4014---642.714620038441666.1542420528445101.247.330.683.805.973.261.57.600
    2003Minor Totals: byYearAAA----401---642.724620038441666.3542420528445101.247.350.683.815.993.271.57.600
    2004Camden RiversharksAtlIndy---344115---302.202900023291528.21987111310001.055.970.313.459.732.512.821.000
    2004Monclova AcererosMexAAA----4115---334.84150001415222.1221212113191001.578.870.405.247.664.841.46.500
    2004Yucatan LeonesMexAAA----4115---135.4014000814316.2181010010161001.689.720.005.408.645.401.60.250
    2004Indy TotalsbyYearIndy----411---302.232900023291528.71987111310001.066.060.323.519.892.552.821.000
    2004Minor Totals: byYearAAA----412---465.08290002229539.0402222123352001.629.230.235.318.085.081.52.400
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)115.8623000723126.3291717415222021.6910.001.385.177.595.861.47.500
    National League Totals (2 yrs)115.8623000723126.3291717415222021.6910.001.385.177.595.861.47.500
    Minor League Totals51554.72414699023134571864.386953245379422678594291.499.050.824.407.065.541.61.481
    Minor: Intl Totals652.95530000532758.064019029540001.609.930.004.508.380.001.86.545
    Minor: Indy Totals1892.36791992396019194.3166685110731953371.237.700.463.389.043.152.67.667
    Minor: A- Totals563.88209301011272.0643331236664021.398.000.254.508.254.131.83.455
    Minor: A+ Totals24264.68181464010513536461.344630024040235363342151.488.710.784.597.095.861.54.480
    Minor: AA Totals355.90211020611061.06142401136520101.599.001.625.317.676.201.44.375
    Minor: AAA Totals19184.7319240011018833270.029815714226115197211121.539.930.873.836.575.231.71.514
    Florida Marlins Totals (2 yrs)115.8623000723126.3291717415222021.6910.001.385.177.595.861.47.500
    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 Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+oak-22p---1421000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    1988Reno Silver SoxCalifA+----25p---2359200000001700000.000.100.000.1001000.111.000.00010.0070.007.000.00.000.0
    1993Wichita WranglersTexAAsdn-30p---341000001000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-30p---3211000000000001000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Calgary CannonsPCLAAAmia3937p---4293020000001100000.667.750.6671.417420.333.0001.00025.0025.001.000.00.000.0
    2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia5037pL-S-E-P4161000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAmia-38p---5461000000000000000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBmia5038pL-S-E-P551000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (2 yrs)212000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (2 yrs)212000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor League Totals177162200010021002000.125.222.125.3472020.125.000.33310.0050.005.000.00.000.0
    Minor: A+ Totals7710200000001800000.000.091.000.0911100.100.000.0009.0972.738.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AA Totals41000001000101000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Minor: AAA Totals965020000001101000.400.500.400.900720.200.000.50014.2914.291.000.00.000.0
    Florida Marlins Totals (2 yrs)212000000000200000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    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 Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1984Medford A'sNwstA-21P2000.0215412117.8100.900.0027.0100.03
    1985Modesto A'sCalifA+22P4200.0815532823.8210.500.0029.2100.02
    1986Modesto A'sCalifA+23P3600.00110011111.0000.300.0025.4100.02
    1986Huntsville StarsSouAA23P600.01001111.0000.200.004.3100.017
    1988Reno Silver SoxCalifA+25OF300.05100661.0002.000.002.18.613
    1988Reno Silver SoxCalifA+25P3100.0830444238.9051.200.0021.888.64
    1989Reno Silver SoxCalifA+26P5300.049311613.8130.200.0037.3100.01
    1993Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+30P700.00300331.0000.400.005.1100.019
    1993Wichita WranglersTexAA30P400.00400441.0001.000.002.9100.019
    1993Las Vegas StarsPCLAAA30P2100.0151176.8570.300.0014.7100.09
    1994San Bernardino SpiritCalifA+31P1200.02120014141.0001.200.008.8100.012
    1999Orlando RaysSouAA36P1100.00801881.0000.700.008.0100.014
    1999Durham BullsILAAA36P600.01100221.0000.300.004.2100.021
    2000Calgary CannonsPCLAAA37P2900.01700881.0000.300.0020.4100.05
    2000Florida MarlinsNLMLB37P18019.22400661.0000.300.3111.2100.013
    2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAA38P4600.04500991.0000.200.0032.2100.02
    2001Florida MarlinsNLMLB38P506.20400441.0000.800.653.1100.017
    2002Indianapolis IndiansILAAA39P1500.03401771.0000.500.0010.5100.012
    MLB Totals - (P)23025280010101.0000.400.390.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)117001022123332.9700.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)21001120213131.0000.600.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)3005100661.0002.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)181002280128114102.8950.600.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)2000215412117.8100.900.000.00.00
    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 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
    1984Minor20----------
    1985Minor42----------
    1986Minor42----------
    1988Minor31--------3-
    1989Minor53----------
    1993Minor32----------
    1994Minor12----------
    1999Minor17----------
    2000MLB18----------
    2000Minor29----------
    2001MLB5----------
    2001Minor46----------
    2002Minor15----------
    Totals362--------3-