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By Michael Widlanski
Leveling the battlefield to aid terrorists enables evil to fight on
Topic - Derrek Lee
Charlie Blackmon is remaining modest about his stellar start.
The Pittsburgh Pirates placed first baseman Derrek Lee on the 15-day disabled list before their game with the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.
The Pittsburgh Pirates aren't wasting much time to see what their new acquisitions can do.
Orioles first baseman Derrek Lee has been traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
First baseman Derrek Lee has been told by the Baltimore Orioles that they are close to completing a trade that would send him to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Buck Showalter is at it again.
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The Baltimore Orioles have had their starting lineup intact this spring — except for Derrek Lee.
First baseman Derrek Lee has signed a one-year contract with the Baltimore Orioles, who hope he can provide punch to a lineup that ranked 21st in home runs last season.
First baseman Derrek Lee finalized a $7.25 million, one-year contract Thursday with the Baltimore Orioles, who hope he can provide punch to a lineup that ranked 21st in home runs last season.
The Baltimore Orioles and free agent first baseman Derrek Lee have reached an oral agreement on a one-year contract pending a physical.
Livan Hernandez homered and limited Atlanta to five hits in eight innings Tuesday night to help the Washington Nationals to a 6-0 win over the Braves, ending a six-game losing streak.
After seven mostly happy years with the Chicago Cubs, first baseman Derrek Lee has returned to the site of his favorite memory as a ballplayer: the tiny visiting clubhouse at historic Wrigley Field.
Nyjer Morgan had two hits and scored two runs in his return from the disabled list, Willie Harris padded the lead with a two-run homer in the ninth and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Thursday.
Derrek Lee passed up the chance to get on the fringe of the playoff race. Now he's right in the middle of it. The NL East-leading Atlanta Braves bulked up for the pennant chase Wednesday, acquiring the slugging first baseman from the Chicago Cubs for three minor league pitchers.
Lee says Baltimore manager Buck Showalter informed him Friday night that the deal is nearly finished.
"We're putting too much pressure on our pitching staff," said Derrek Lee, who went 0 for 3 with three strikeouts. "It's just too hard when we're scoring one and two runs every day. We are fighting hard, maybe too hard. We probably need to try to do a little less, maybe play some small-ball a little bit or something like that."