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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Joseph Allan Strain
Stat Years
1973-1983  [mlb] 1979-1981
Height/Weight
5-10 / 169
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
2B (490) ... 3B (7) ... SS (3)
Draft Position
2B
Born Date/Place
1954-04-30 in Denver, Colorado   [66.105]
High School
George Washington (Denver,CO)
Colleges
University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, Colorado)
Draft
Signed as undrafted free agent by the San Francisco Giants in 1976
Bonus
Signing Scouts
MLB Debut
1979-06-28 - Boxscore  (Age: 25.059)
Service Time
Organizations
SFN [4] CHN [2] TEX [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 18525 ... retro id: straj101 ... mlbam id: 122850
Relations
Father of Ryan Strain
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1973Northern ColoradoPlainsNCAA-1------192b------2500000001200000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1974Northern ColoradoPlainsNCAA-1------202b------4500000001800000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    1975Northern ColoradoPlainsNCAA-1------212b------3713436447463311024400000.328.000.575.57507717.000.247.0000.000.000.1722.30.0038.6
    1976Northern ColoradoPlainsNCAA-1------222bDR:0-0---3713645519110416218500000.375.000.676.67609220.463.301.0000.000.000.2813.60.0039.2
    1976Great FallsPioRk----222b---1712826394137150000000000.333.333.440.77328212421.000.107.0000.000.000.00282.00.3522.3
    1977Fresno GiantsCalifA+sfn-232b---2136556124188333788428821764400.338.426.446.87265224843.317.108.33812.582.610.2179.41.0722.9
    1978Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn-242b---3138561881713743523510693031200.305.383.401.78463622544.264.096.31710.854.720.43187.00.4725.7
    1979Phoenix GiantsPCLAAAsfn6252b---475310479213112676241822200.297.349.355.70434011015.139.058.3117.065.290.75310.00.2916.3
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn20252bL-S-E-P467257276281112841321311105.241.285.292.5772857510.117.051.2584.567.371.62257.00.3516.1
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn20262bL-S-E-P57718926546001612101007108.286.320.317.637207606.079.031.3004.834.831.000.00.0011.1
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAAchn-272b---61127461001005400000.222.344.259.6033271.222.037.26115.6312.500.800.00.0016.7
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLBchn17272bL-S-E-P625747141001005710001.189.250.203.45380151.081.014.2096.258.751.400.00.007.1
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAAchn-282b---780266487813112488251813210.293.354.361.7152979615.162.068.3098.426.060.72266.00.3419.2
    1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAAtex-292b---88633645889302735381623300.262.338.307.64538210312.152.045.2729.954.190.420.00.0013.6
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)169520601301511299628384182014.250.292.288.58057215017.098.038.2674.906.641.36520.00.1713.1
    National League Totals (3 yrs)169520601301511299628384182014.250.292.288.58057215017.098.038.2674.906.641.36520.00.1713.1
    Minor League Totals59723384197171191913268953724310314131310.307.373.391.7642621913151.213.084.3159.273.930.42179.90.5021.1
    Minor: Rk Totals712826394137150000000000.333.333.440.77328212421.106.107.3310.000.000.00282.00.3522.3
    Minor: A+ Totals136556124188333788428821764400.338.426.446.87265224843.317.108.33812.582.610.2179.41.0722.9
    Minor: AAA Totals3901500232435739513053291618689910.290.360.361.721168754187.194.071.3039.545.100.53300.00.3020.0
    San Francisco Giants Totals (2 yrs)144446531161411289623313182013.260.300.303.60349213516.101.043.2764.676.301.35446.00.2013.8
    Chicago Cubs Totals (1 yrs)25747141001005710001.189.250.203.45380151.081.014.2096.258.751.400.00.007.1
    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
    1978Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA242B13800.033649323141852829.9736.000.0098.6100.01
    1979Phoenix GiantsPCLAAA252B7500.01692381847425407.9585.400.0051.0100.01
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB252B6700.0147188632341335.9825.000.0041.4100.01
    1979San Francisco GiantsNLMLB253B100.00100111.0001.000.000.61.56
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB262B4200.085102215189187.9894.500.0026.154.52
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB263B600.0311211614.8752.300.003.77.83
    1980San Francisco GiantsNLMLB26SS100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.34
    1981Iowa OaksAmerAAA272B300.076111413.9294.300.002.227.33
    1981Chicago CubsNLMLB272B2000.03881310122119.9756.000.0019.480.04
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAA282B5900.0116169634291285.9794.800.0043.773.82
    1982Iowa CubsAmerAAA28SS200.0241076.8573.000.001.52.53
    1983Oklahoma City 89ersAmerAAA292B8600.0182224953415406.9784.700.0063.7100.01
    MLB Totals - (2B)129002703711157652641.9835.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)700312211715.8822.100.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)100000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)3610081011305727619971940.9715.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)200241076.8573.000.000.00.00
    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
    1978Minor---138-------
    1979MLB---671------
    1979Minor---75-------
    1980MLB---4261-----
    1981MLB---20-------
    1981Minor---3-------
    1982Minor---59-2-----
    1983Minor---86-------
    Totals---49073-----