He left at the end of the season as contract talks broke down.
But as contract talks wound down, he wanted something in return.
Contract talks have been in mediation for more than a year.
Contract talks have been going on for several weeks, with the two sides far apart.
Until late this week, both parties were far apart on contract talks.
In April 2011, he began contract talks on a new two-year deal.
"I can't really comment on that situation right now," he said when asked about the contract talks.
He has represented both during contract talks with their clubs.
As with any negotiation, the contract talks could fall apart.
"Eric will tell them we want no more contract talk," Strawberry said.