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Fight overshadows near no-hitter

CHICAGO - Derrek Lee saw the pitch and was sure it was aimed at his head. He got out of...steps backward. "If it happened yesterday they have to hit me, not Derrek Lee," Soriano said. "If he did it on purpose, they hit the wrong guy...
Marlins 6, Braves 1

...Fla. -- Brad Penny allowed one run over six innings, Derrek Lee hit a two-run double in the first inning and the Florida...with the fastball." ... Tim Raines, Cliff Floyd, Derrek Lee and Mike Redmond all had two hits for Florida.
Lee takes swing at .400, Triple Crown

...CHICAGO - When opposing players reach first base, they ask Derrek Lee what he's eating. They touch the Cubs star, Florida," Cubs general manager Jim Hendry says. Derrek Lee grew up around ballparks, watching his father, Leon...
Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting brawl in Venezuela

...Zambrano was in the majors with the Chicago Cubs he was suspended for 30 days in 2011 after a shouting match with teammate Derrek Lee. YANKEES: Authorities say pitching prospect has been arrested for drunken driving in Tampa, Fla.Police say 21-year-old...
Rockies' Blackmon hopes hot start isn't fluke

...led the majors in batting average at the end of April in each of the past 10 seasons, starting in 2004: Barry Bonds, Derrek Lee, Miguel Tejada, Lee again, Chipper Jones, Kevin Youkilis, Robinson Cano, Matt Holliday, Matt Kemp and Carlos Santana...
Ankiel's triple lifts Braves

CHICAGO --- Derrek Lee struggled in his first game with the Atlanta Braves and still had a good time.This was exactly what the big first baseman expected...
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Padres and Cubs split doubleheader

...season debut, while Kerry Wood struggled again. Prior pitched six shutout innings in his first game of the season and Derrek Lee had five RBIs, leading the Chicago Cubs over the San Diego Padres 8-3 Wednesday for a doubleheader split. Wood gave...
Lee, Jones power USA past Mexico

...big swings and a parade of strong arms got the United States off to a successful start in the World Baseball Classic. Derrek Lee and Chipper Jones homered, Jake Peavy and six U.S. relievers combined on a four-hitter as Team USA beat Mexico...
Huge error sinks Braves

...didn't dare go near Braves manager Bobby Cox, standing on the mound making a pitching change. Finally, teammate Derrek Lee wandered over, giving Conrad a pat on the back.Nothing helped. All Conrad could do was bend over in anguish."I...
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Cubs nip Astros the Chicago Cubs a 3-2 victory Sunday that cut Houston's NL wild-card lead to one game over Philadelphia. Derrek Lee also connected for the Cubs, who took two of three from the Astros. "I think we want to take it down to the wire...