August 5, 1978 |
|September 2, 2003, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 11, 2005, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Runs batted in||2|
Strong was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 6th round of the 2000 Major League Baseball Draft. Strong made his major league debut in 2003 and was called up again in 2005. Strong became a free agent after the 2005 season and signed with the Chicago Cubs. The Cubs released him on April 25, 2006, and he signed with the Atlanta Braves on April 28. The Braves released him on October 15, 2006, and he later signed with the New York Yankees in 2007. After becoming a free agent after the 2007 season, Strong signed with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League for 2008. On June 6, the Ducks traded him to the Camden Riversharks for pitcher Abe Alvarez.
On April 26, 2005, Strong became the fourth baseball player to be suspended for testing positive on illegal performance-enhancing drugs under Major League Baseball's new drug policy. He was suspended for 10 days without pay as the policy dictates for a first offense.
- "Players suspended under baseball's steroids policy". espn.com. 2006-06-07. Retrieved 2007-07-20.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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