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Jamal StrongHigh 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 [39.204]PlacePasadena,California
High SchoolPasadena (Pasadena,CA)
CollegeUniversity of Nebraska (Lincoln,NE)

DraftedSelected by the Seattle Mariners in the 6th round (176th overall) of the 2000 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 35th round (1052nd overall) of the 1997 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates 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] ATL [1] CHN [1] NYA [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%
1999NebraskaCollege-cf2053217667594032345262144200.346.422.424.8469213253.379.078.332.38210.288.300.810.000.0017.33
2000University of NebraskaBig12NCAA-1-cf2159236597140029357371875301.301.406.318.724754288.321.017.292.34412.856.250.490.000.005.63
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 MarinersALMLBsea26DH3---------------1618.81.9
2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea26CF44308---881.0002.000.27-----1625.02.5
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 DescriptionRoster 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