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Lester Strode

James Lester Strode

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Unknown, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 165 lb.

Born: June 17, 1958 in McMinnville, Tennessee, US
School: Kentucky State University (Frankfort, KY)

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 4th round of the 1980 MLB June Amateur Draft from Kentucky State University (Frankfort, KY).

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1980 22 2.0 Royals Blue GULF Rk KCR 0 1 .000 1.80 6 5 1 0 0 20.0 13 5 4 1 10 0 27 1 0 1 1.150 5.8 0.4 4.5 12.2 2.70
1981 23 2.2 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk KCR 3 4 .429 3.00 12 12 0 0 0 0 63.0 54 23 21 0 40 0 52 2 2 5 1.492 7.7 0.0 5.7 7.4 1.30
1981 23 2.8 Royals Blue GULF Rk KCR 0 2 .000 4.24 4 4 0 0 0 0 17.0 15 9 8 0 8 0 17 1 0 1 1.353 7.9 0.0 4.2 9.0 2.13
1981 23 2.0 Charleston SALL A KCR 3 2 .600 2.54 8 8 0 0 0 0 46.0 39 14 13 0 32 0 35 1 2 4 1.543 7.6 0.0 6.3 6.8 1.09
1982 24 1.8 Fort Myers FLOR A KCR 8 11 .421 3.55 24 24 0 5 1 0 144.1 131 74 57 5 79 1 109 5 2 8 1.455 8.2 0.3 4.9 6.8 1.38
1983 25 1.4 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 7 5 .583 3.20 25 18 5 3 1 0 118.0 98 58 42 9 50 1 95 5 2 4 1.254 7.5 0.7 3.8 7.2 1.90
1984 26 1.4 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA KCR 10 9 .526 3.25 25 25 0 9 3 0 168.2 116 63 61 14 73 6 115 1 1 3 1.121 6.2 0.7 3.9 6.1 1.58
1984 26 2.3 Memphis SOUL AA KCR 9 2 .818 2.43 13 13 0 7 3 0 92.2 55 25 25 5 32 0 50 0 0 0 0.939 5.3 0.5 3.1 4.9 1.56
1984 26 0.2 Omaha AA AAA KCR 1 7 .125 4.26 12 12 0 2 0 0 76.0 61 38 36 9 41 6 65 1 1 3 1.342 7.2 1.1 4.9 7.7 1.59
1985 27 0.6 Omaha AA AAA KCR 7 7 .500 4.37 21 19 0 3 0 0 113.1 97 57 55 12 73 2 105 4 4 6 1.500 7.7 1.0 5.8 8.3 1.44
1986 28 1.4 Omaha AA AAA KCR 9 11 .450 4.14 28 27 0 5 2 0 169.2 154 87 78 19 88 0 73 3 3 9 1.426 8.2 1.0 4.7 3.9 0.83
1987 29 2.5 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL,BAL 0 1 .000 7.07 9 7 1 0 0 0 35.2 54 29 28 12 11 0 16 0 1 0 1.822 13.6 3.0 2.8 4.0 1.45
1987 29 2.6 Rochester IL AAA BAL 0 1 .000 8.56 4 3 1 0 0 0 13.2 21 13 13 7 3 0 7 0 0 0 1.756 13.8 4.6 2.0 4.6 2.33
1987 29 2.5 Louisville AA AAA STL 0 0 6.14 5 4 0 0 0 0 22.0 33 16 15 5 8 0 9 0 1 0 1.864 13.5 2.0 3.3 3.7 1.13
1988 30 3.6 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHC,STL 2 3 .400 4.87 24 2 7 0 0 0 61.0 64 35 33 2 27 0 35 3 7 1 1.492 9.4 0.3 4.0 5.2 1.30
1988 30 3.6 Iowa, Louisville AA AAA STL,CHC 2 3 .400 4.87 24 2 7 0 0 0 61.0 64 35 33 2 27 0 35 3 7 1 1.492 9.4 0.3 4.0 5.2 1.30
1988 30 3.6 Louisville AA AAA STL 6
1988 30 3.6 Iowa AA AAA CHC 18
9 Seasons 46 52 .469 3.82 174 139 13 26 7 0 893.2 781 431 379 74 451 10 627 24 22 37 1.379 7.9 0.7 4.5 6.3 1.39
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 0 3 .000 2.92 10 9 0 1 0 0 37.0 28 14 12 1 18 0 44 2 0 2 1.243 6.8 0.2 4.4 10.7 2.44
A (2 seasons) A 11 13 .458 3.31 32 32 0 5 1 0 190.1 170 88 70 5 111 1 144 6 4 12 1.476 8.0 0.2 5.2 6.8 1.30
AA (2 seasons) AA 16 7 .696 2.86 38 31 5 10 4 0 210.2 153 83 67 14 82 1 145 5 2 4 1.116 6.5 0.6 3.5 6.2 1.77
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 19 29 .396 4.54 94 67 8 10 2 0 455.2 430 246 230 54 240 8 294 11 16 19 1.470 8.5 1.1 4.7 5.8 1.23
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1980 22 1.9 Royals Blue GULF Rk KCR 10 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs Rk-A KCR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 23 3.1 Royals Blue GULF Rk KCR 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1981 23 2.1 Charleston SALL A KCR 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1982 24 1.9 Fort Myers FLOR A KCR 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1983 25 1.5 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA-AA KCR 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 26 2.2 Memphis SOUL AA KCR 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1984 26 0.5 Omaha AA AAA KCR 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1985 27 0.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1986 28 1.9 Omaha AA AAA KCR 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1987 29 3.1 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL,BAL 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1987 29 3.1 Louisville AA AAA STL 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1987 29 3.5 Rochester IL AAA BAL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1988 30 3.6 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHC,STL 24 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1988 30 3.6 Iowa,Louisville AA AAA STL,CHC 24 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
1988 30 3.6 Louisville AA AAA STL 6
1988 30 3.6 Iowa AA AAA CHC 18
9 Seasons 178 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Rk (2 seasons) Rk 14 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) A 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 38 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (5 seasons) AAA 94 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
1980 22 Royals Blue GULF Rk KCR P 6 4 0 3 1 0 .750 0.50
1981 23 2 Teams 2 Lgs A-Rk KCR P 12 17 4 13 0 3 1.000 1.42
1981 23 Royals Blue GULF Rk KCR P 4 2 1 1 0 0 1.000 0.50
1981 23 Charleston SALL A KCR P 8 15 3 12 0 3 1.000 1.88
1982 24 Fort Myers FLOR A KCR P 24 41 4 33 4 0 .902 1.54
1983 25 Jacksonville SOUL AA KCR P 25 18 6 9 3 1 .833 0.60
1984 26 2 Teams 2 Lgs AA-AAA KCR P 25 23 4 17 2 1 .913 0.84
1984 26 Memphis SOUL AA KCR P 13 13 3 8 2 1 .846 0.85
1984 26 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 12 10 1 9 0 0 1.000 0.83
1985 27 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 21 18 5 12 1 0 .944 0.81
1986 28 Omaha AA AAA KCR P 28 29 7 22 0 1 1.000 1.04
1987 29 2 Teams 2 Lgs AAA STL,BAL P 9 6 0 5 1 1 .833 0.56
1987 29 Rochester IL AAA BAL P 4 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.25
1987 29 Louisville AA AAA STL P 5 5 0 4 1 1 .800 0.80
1988 30 2 Teams 1 Lg AAA CHC,STL P 24 15 6 9 0 1 1.000 0.63
1988 30 Iowa, Louisville AA AAA STL,CHC P 24 15 6 9 0 1 1.000 0.63
1988 30 Louisville AA AAA STL P 6 0.00
1988 30 Iowa AA AAA CHC P 18 0.00
9 Seasons 174 171 36 123 12 8 .930 0.91
A 7890 value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Sabr ID: 73edf4bf

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