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Lester StrodeTrack this Player High Level: AAA Stat Years: 1980-1988
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PositionsP-174Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMinors Leaguers
Proper NameJames Lester Strode
Height5-11Weight165BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateJune 17,1958 [59.306]PlaceMcMinnville,Tennessee
High SchoolWarren County (McMinnville,TN)
CollegeKentucky State University (Frankfort,KY)

DraftedSelected by the Kansas City Royals [Team Picks] in the 4th round (94th overall) of the 1980 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
OrganizationsKCA [7] SLN [2] BAL [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID96909Retrosheet IDstrol801
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts53Walks44Hittable67SO/BB48vsPower67Hitting0Durability63Team.511Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpct
1980GCL Royals BlueGCLRkkca-S/R22011.80651100020.01354110271001.155.850.454.5012.152.70.000
1981GCL Royals BlueGCLRkkca-ST23024.24440000017.0159808171001.357.94--4.249.002.13.000
1981Charleston (sc) RoyalsSALAkca-ST23322.54880000046.0391413032354001.547.63--6.266.851.09.600
1981Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST0343.0012120000063.0542321040525001.497.71--5.717.431.30.429
1982Fort Myers RoyalsFSLA+kca-ST248113.55242405100144.013174575791098001.458.170.314.936.801.38.421
1983Jacksonville SunsSouAAkca-S/R25753.20251873150118.0985842950954001.257.470.693.817.251.90.583
1984Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-ST26922.4313130730092.2552525532500000.945.340.493.114.861.56.818
1984Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST26174.2612120200076.0613836941653001.347.221.074.867.701.59.125
1984Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--ST01093.25252509300168.2116636114731153001.126.190.753.906.141.58.526
1985Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST27774.37211923000113.097575512731056001.507.700.955.808.341.44.500
1986Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-ST289114.14282715200169.215487781988739001.438.171.014.673.870.83.450
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R29006.14541000022.03316155890001.8613.502.053.273.681.13-
1987Rochester Red WingsILAAAbal-S/R29018.56431001013.22113137370001.7613.834.611.984.612.33.000
1987Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorAAA--S/R0017.07972001035.25429281211160001.8213.633.032.784.041.45.000
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-Rel30234.8724222007061.0643533227351001.499.440.303.985.161.30.400
Minor League Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter46523.8217413935267130891.27814313797445162737001.387.870.754.546.311.39.469
AAA Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter19294.5494672710280454.24302462305424029419001.478.491.074.745.811.23.396
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1672.863831710450210.2153836714821454001.126.540.603.506.191.77.696
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8113.55242405100144.013174575791098001.458.170.314.936.801.38.421
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter322.54880000046.0391413032354001.547.63--6.266.851.09.600
Rk Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter032.921091100037.0281412118442001.246.810.244.3810.702.44.000
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings11133.82433496230220.019210693181111549001.387.870.754.546.311.39.458

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p2951000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
1988Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-p30244000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter395200000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter295000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162218000000001200000.000.000.000.0000021.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca22P6---31-43.7500.50------1060.09.5
1981GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca23P4--11--221.0000.50------4100.06.3
1981Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca23P8--312-315151.0001.88------8100.05.6
1982Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca24P24--4334-4137.9021.54------24100.017.5
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca25P25--69311815.8330.60------25100.017.2
1984Memphis Chicks SouAAkca26P13--38211311.8460.85------13100.08.9
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca26P12--19--10101.0000.83------12100.07.8
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca27P21--5121-1817.9440.81------21100.014.8
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca28P28--722-129291.0001.04------28100.019.7
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln29P5---41154.8000.80------5100.03.6
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal29P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln30P24--69-115151.0000.63------24100.016.9
AAA Totals for P - 5 season(s)-   P94--1957237876.9740.81------940.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P38--917523126.8390.68------380.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--4334-4137.9021.54------240.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P8--312-315151.0001.88------80.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P10--141-65.8330.50------100.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1980GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca226----------
1981GCL Royals Blue GCLRkkca234----------
1981Charleston (sc) Royals SALAkca238----------
1982Fort Myers Royals FSLA+kca2424----------
1983Jacksonville Suns SouAAkca2525----------
1984Memphis Chicks SouAAkca2613----------
1984Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2612----------
1985Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2721----------
1986Omaha Royals AmerAAAkca2828----------
1987Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln295----------
1987Rochester Red Wings ILAAAbal294----------
1988Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln3024----------

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
1989Wytheville CubsAppRkMinorchn31Pitching Coach693435.49313.54Steve Roadcap
1990Peoria ChiefsMidwAMinorchn32Pitching Coach1375582.40134.58Greg Mahlberg
1991Peoria ChiefsMidwAMinorchn33Pitching Coach1386276.44918.56Bill Hayes
1992Winston-Salem SpiritsCaroA+Minorchn34Pitching Coach692940.4208.04Bill Hayes
1993Daytona CubsFSLA+Minorchn35Pitching Coach1335776.42922.54Bill Hayes
1994Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn36Assistant Coach1134964.43416.55Tom Trebelhorn
1995Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn37Assistant Coach1447371.50712.03Jim Riggleman
1996Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn38Minor League Pitching Coordinator1627686.46912.04Jim Riggleman
1997Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn39Minor League Pitching Coordinator1626894.42016.05Jim Riggleman
1998Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn40Minor League Pitching Coordinator1639073.55212.52Jim RigglemanLost in 1st Round (Braves)
1999Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn41Minor League Pitching Coordinator1626795.41430.03Jim Riggleman
2000Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn42Minor League Pitching Coordinator1626597.40130.06Don Baylor
2001Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn43Minor League Pitching Coordinator1628874.5435.03Don Baylor
2002Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn44Minor League Pitching Coordinator1626795.41430.05Bruce Kimm,Don Baylor-
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn45Minor League Pitching Coordinator1628874.543--1Dusty BakerLost NLCS (Marlins)
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn46Minor League Pitching Coordinator1628973.54916.03Dusty Baker-
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn47Minor League Pitching Coordinator1627983.48821.04Dusty Baker-
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn48Minor League Pitching Coordinator1626696.40717.56Dusty Baker
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn49Bullpen Coach1628577.525--1Lou PiniellaLost in NLDS (Arizona)
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn50Bullpen Coach1619764.602--1Lou PiniellaLost in NLDS (Los Angeles)
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn51Bullpen Coach1618378.5167.54Lou Piniella
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn52Bullpen Coach1627587.46316.05Mike Quade,Lou Piniella
2011Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn53Bullpen Coach1627191.43825.05Mike Quade
2012Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn54Bullpen Coach16261101.37736.05Dale Sveum
2013Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn55Bullpen Coach1626696.40731.05Dale Sveum
2014Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn56Bullpen Coach1627389.45117.05Rick Renteria
2015Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn57Bullpen Coach1629765.5993.03Joe MaddonLost in ALCS (Mets)
2016Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn58Bullpen Coach16110358.640--1Joe MaddonWon World Series (Indians)
2017Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn59Bullpen Coach1629270.568--1Joe MaddonLost in NLCS (Dodgers)
2018Chicago CubsNLMLBMLBchn60Bullpen Coach000.000--4Joe Maddon
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
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* Highlighted rows indicate league champions