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  Derrek Lee MLB Baseball at CBSSports.com
Cubs 1B Derrek Lee's two-run double in the fifth inning Thursday against the Padres capped a four-run outburst by Chicago and also ran Greg Maddux from the game after 5 1/3 innings.
Lee kind of disappointed in 2007 with just 22 homers, but that was because of a slow start.
Lee is batting.365 with nine home runs, 17 RBIs and 23 runs in 21 home games this season compared to batting.271 with one homer, 10 RBIs and nine runs in 17 road games.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/players/playerpage/7805   (332 words)

  Derrek Lee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lee was named to the U.S. roster for the 2006 World Baseball Classic, where he was the first player to hit a home run for Team USA in the WBC.
Derrek Lee is the son of Leon Lee.
Derrek Lee is the nephew of former Major League outfielder Leron Lee, who played 8 seasons with the Cardinals, Dodgers, Indians and Padres respectively and to this day holds Japan's highest batting average for both Japanese and foreign players.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Derrek_Lee   (695 words)

 Derek Lee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Derek Vincent Lee, LL.B., B.A., (born October 2, 1948) is a lawyer and politician in Canada.
Lee will now sit in the Liberal opposition in the Canadian House of Commons for the first time since 1988.
Lee has been mentioned as an able candidate for the Liberal Party leadership in the upcoming 2006/07 leadership convention.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Derek_Lee   (219 words)

 JockBio: Derrek Lee Biography
Derrek Leon Lee was born in Sacramento, California on September 6, 1975, to Pamela and Leon Lee.
Derrek’s minor league numbers were good—19 homers and a.283 average—but his combined stats for the Marlins in April and September (five home runs and a.205 average) were not.
Derrek was the hottest hitter in the majors in April, and continued his torrid hitting through May. As June began, he was at or near the top of all three Triple Crown categories and drawing raves from fans and teammates.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Lee/Lee_bio.html   (3408 words)

 Derrek Lee : Chicago Cubs Derrek Lee
Derrek Lee is a professional baseball player who at present plays with the Chicago Cubs since 2004.
Lee was born on September 6, 1975 in Sacramento, California.
Lee is a slashing, line drive hitter who hits the ball to all fields but was able to take advantage of Wrigley Field's cozy left-center field power alley.
www.mlb-players.com /players/players.php?id=236   (399 words)

 JockBio: Derrek Lee Facts
Derrek is the first Cubs righty to make an Opening Day start at first base since Andre Thornton in 1976.
Derrek’s father and uncle were often confused in early media coverage of Derrek’s career.
Derrek’s dad was hired to manage the Brooklyn Cyclones in 2004, but resigned after being accused of indecent exposure by a Florida woman.
www.jockbio.com /Bios/Lee/Lee_numbers.html   (461 words)

 KFFL - Article - Derrek Lee, 1B, Chicago Cubs
On Nov. 25, 2003, the Florida Marlins began reshaping the team that would defend their second World Series title by trading 1B Derrek Lee to the Chicago Cubs, the team they beat for the 2003 NL pennant; in return, the Marlins received young 1B Hee Seop Choi and a player to be named later.
Lee was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 1993 and made a brief appearance with them in 1997, posting impressive minor league power (34 HR with Memphis in 1996) and speed (four seasons between 13 and 18 SB) along the way.
Lee struggled early in his career to hit for average as the Marlins gave him the playing time he needed to try to establish himself as an everyday 1B in the majors.
www.kffl.com /article.php/4167/288?printarticle=1   (1551 words)

 Derrek Lee : USAToday.com - Derrek Lee Biography from USAToday.com
Derrek Lee has gone 6-for-12 with three RBI since being activated from the disabled list.
Lee isn't likely to put up 2005-type numbers over the final five weeks, but he should be stronger than he was when he first tried to return from his broken wrist.
ET Derrek Lee (wrist) took batting practice Wednesday for a third straight day and hopes to return to the Cubs' lineup soon.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=2375   (300 words)

 Cubs sign Derrek Lee to five-year deal - Boston.com
Reigning National League batting champion Derrek Lee signed a five-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, he and the club announced on Tuesday.
Lee, 30, a two-times Gold Glove winner who rarely misses a game, broke out last year and flirted with a rare Triple Crown.
Lee, who bats third in a Cubs lineup improved by the acquisition of outfielders Juan Pierre and Jacque Jones, has done his part with a.375 average and three homers.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2006/04/11/cubs_sign_derrek_lee_to_five_year_deal   (375 words)

 Chicago Cubs : News : Chicago Cubs News   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Derrek Lee was injured in the seventh inning on Wednesday, when the Dodgers' Rafael Furcal collided with the first baseman at the bag.
Lee has a fracture of the distal radial and the distal ulna bone in his hand.
Lee was injured in the Dodgers' seventh on Wednesday.
chicago.cubs.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20060420&content_id=1409827&vkey=news_chc&fext=.jsp&c_id=chc   (629 words)

 Serious Baseball: Projecting Derrek Lee
Lastly, since Lee is one of those rare first baseman who can swipe a bag, let's take a look at his performance with respect to stealing bases.
I'm not going to weigh this facet of Lee's 2005 season lightly, as I did with his hitting statistics, because his base running is completely separate from what he did at the plate.
To say the least, Lee is a superstar, and if it weren't for Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals, he would widely be considered the best first baseman in the league.
www.athomeplate.com /sb031206.shtml   (1005 words)

 Derrek Lee - tpwwforums.com
Carlos Lee has been a pretty bomb hitter for a while now, but I think the White Sox were right to trade him.
Lee was the man when he played for the Marlins.
Also, my comments about Lee's MVP chances were made just because (I think it was Stima)'s remarks made it sound like he didn't have a chance to, or was unlikely to.
www.tpww.net /forums/showthread.php?t=32248   (956 words)

 USATODAY.com - Hits keep coming for emerging Lee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CHICAGO — Near the end of Derrek Lee's latest four-hit game — his fifth of at least that many this season — fans at Wrigley Field stood Tuesday night to register a vote that was as forceful as it was premature.
Lee turned down a baseball scholarship to the University of North Carolina when he was the 14th player chosen in the 1993 major league draft.
Derrek Lee says he gives little thought to the possibilities, even after a dominant start that produced overwhelming sta tistics.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/cubs/2005-06-15-d-lee-triple-threat_x.htm?csp=34   (1357 words)

 Derrek Lee : Cubs Derrek Lee Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Derrek Leon Lee is an excellent all-around defensive athlete who knows how to handle throws in the dirt and stretch to beat the runner.
Derrek's exposure to professional baseball right from his formative years along with his inherited gifts helped him to emerge as a terrific hitter and fielder.
On November 25, 2003, Florida Marlins traded Derrek Lee to the Chicago Cubs for Hee Seop Choi and Mike Nannini.
www.mlb-teams.com /players/cubs_player/D_Lee.php   (351 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on derrek lee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lee, who has been sidelined since fracturing his right wrist on April 19, is scheduled to play for the Triple-A Iowa Cubs on......
Leon Lee scouted and signed Hee Seop Choi, a Cubs prospect who was traded to the Florida Marlins with Mike Nannini in November 2003 for Derrek Lee.
The Chicago Cubs activated slugger Derrek Lee from the disabled list on Sunday, and he was in the lineup at designated hitter against the Twins one day sooner than initially planned....
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/derrek_lee   (1021 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Cubs, Derrek Lee agree on $6.9 million, one-year deal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
CHICAGO – First baseman Derrek Lee and the Chicago Cubs agreed to a $6.9 million, one-year deal Monday and avoided salary arbitration.
Lee, who helped the Florida Marlins win the World Series after they beat Chicago in the NL championship series, was traded to the Cubs in November for first baseman Hee Seop Choi and minor league pitcher Michael Nannini.
Lee's father, Leon, is also a longtime scout for the Cubs.
www.signonsandiego.com /sports/baseball/20040119-1336-bbn-cubs-lee.html   (357 words)

 SportingNews.com Blogs
With Derrek Lee now on the disabled list with his sore wrist the Chicago Cubs will turn to Carlos Zambrano to play first base on his non-pitching days...
Derrek Lee broke 2 bones in his right wrist in a collision with Rafael Furcal.
Lee, Wood, Prior...I'm pretty sure that by June, the Cubs' DL will be more highly-paid than their starting lineup.
www.sportingnews.com /tag/DerrekLee   (133 words)

 ChicagoSports.com - Wrist of fate
Derrek Lee could miss at least two months with a broken right wrist, putting the injury-plagued Cubs in the same boat in which they capsized last summer.
Lee will be in a cast for up to six weeks after fracturing the distal radial bone and the distal ulna bone in his wrist during a freakish collision with Los Angeles shortstop Rafael Furcal in the seventh inning of Wednesday night's 5-4 victory at Dodger Stadium.
Lee moved over to the base to try to reel in the high toss, but Furcal plowed directly into him, jamming Lee's right hand as he tried to brace himself from the collision.
chicagosports.chicagotribune.com /sports/baseball/cubs/cs-060420lee,1,5989180.story?coll=cs-home-headlines   (870 words)

 Derrek Lee Autographed Baseball - Steiner Sports
Derrek Lee has had a career year so far with the Chicago Cubs in 2005.
The Cubs have relied on Lee both at the plate and in the field as he has been one of the best hitters in the major leagues and maintained the great defensive prowess he has always had at first base.
Lee has to be considered one of the favorites to win the NL MVP and could be become the first National League player to capture the Triple Crown since Joe Medwick in 1937.
www.steinersports.com /ssm/control/product/~pid=LEEDBAS000000   (217 words)

 Fantasy Baseball Profile - Derrek Lee
Derrek Lee still hopes to return to action this season, though has stayed away from baseball activities for the last two weeks since returning to the disabled list because of post-injury inflammation in his right wrist.
Derrek Lee took ground balls in a pregame workout Saturday at Busch Stadium, his first time in fielding drills since the cast came off his fractured right wrist Monday.
Lee suffered a fracture of the distal radial bone and the distal ulna bones in Wednesday's collision with Rafael Furcal at first base.
www.thomasgeorge.com /baseball/profile.cfm?playerId=1590   (629 words)

 CBC Sports: Cubs shelve Lee again
Lee, 30, is suffering from inflammation in his right wrist, which he broke in two places in a collision with Rafael Furcal of the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 19.
Lee struck Furcal and fractured the distal radial and distal ulna bones in his right wrist on the play, which occurred in the seventh inning of a 5-4 Cubs win.
Lee, the reigning National League batting champion, is hitting.261 with four home runs, 14 runs batted in and 21 runs scored in 34 games this season.
www.cbc.ca /story/sports/national/2006/07/24/mlb-cubs-lee.html?ref=rss   (1028 words)

 Chicago Cubs : Player Information : Biography and Career Highlights
Derrek was the leading vote-getter in National League All-Star balloting and continued to excel through the second half of the season, winning his first career National League batting title and finishing third in NL MVP voting...
Lee was the first Cub first baseman to lead the team in steals since 1956...
Lee did not go hitless in more than two consecutive games all season...
chicago.cubs.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/team/player_career.jsp?player_id=117601   (1444 words)

 Player in the Spotlight: Derrek Lee
Derrek Lee continues to add to the baseball tradition.
With an aging Tony Gwynn and a team that was lacking an ace, the Padres moved Lee to the Marlins for Brown.
Derrek Lee has gone on to bust out even more at the dish.
www.athomeplate.com /spotlightdlee.shtml   (601 words)

 Minor League Ball :: Minor Leagues blog featuring John Sickels
Derrek Lee was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the first round of the 1993 draft, 14th overall, out of El Camino high school in Sacramento, California.
Lee returned to Rancho Cucamonga in '95, putting up a nice burst of power with 23 homers to go with a.301 batting average.
Lee's performance in the Majors is pretty much exactly what his minor league numbers imply he could do.
www.minorleagueball.com /story/2005/4/26/12619/8776   (635 words)

 USATODAY.com - Derrek Lee reaches accord with Cubs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Derrek Lee, who had the pennant-winning hit against the Cubs last fall, agreed to a three-year, $22.5 million contract with the National League club on Saturday.
Lee's two-run double in the eighth tied the game, and the Marlins went on to score eight runs and win 8-3.
The 28-year-old Lee broke in with the Marlins in 1998.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/nl/cubs/2004-02-28-lee_x.htm   (303 words)

 Major League Baseball : News : Major League Baseball News
Derrek Lee, the reigning NL batting champ, is excited to be an integral part of the Cubs.
Lee said he had a number in mind for his deal, the Cubs agreed and the two sides worked out the details.
Cubs manager Dusty Baker has known Lee since he was 12 years old and attended one of Baker's baseball schools in Sacramento, Calif. Cubs special assistant Gary Hughes was in the Marlins system and watched Lee grow up, too.
mlb.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20060410&content_id=1394245&vkey=news_mlb&fext=.jsp&c_id=mlb   (775 words)

 Derrek Lee Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Derrek Lee was born on Saturday, September 6, 1975, in Sacramento, California.
Lee was 21 years old when he broke into the big leagues on April 28, 1997, with the San Diego Padres.
Go to FoxSports.com for the most up-to-date Derrek Lee news, stats, fantasy info and much more.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=leede02   (226 words)

 Derrek Lee News
Derrek Lee news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee returned from the disabled list and was immediately inserted into the starting lineup.
Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee returns to the lineup against the Pirates Monday night after being on the disabled list since July 24 with an injured right wrist."> Notebook Tuesday, August 29, 2006; Page E04 The...
www.topix.net /baseball-players/derrek-lee   (577 words)

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