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God Relents: Derrek Lee’s Neck Injury is Minor

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Derrek Lee’s bothersome neck is fine, he says. He’ll be ready for the doubleheader today.

“I’m good; I’ll be in the lineup tomorrow,” he said. “There’s no story. I’m good. Just a tweak. I got out as a precaution.” DailyHerald.com.

That’s quite a precaution, given that it was just a four-run game at the time. Which, to me, screams not a precaution, but whatever. We’ll take him at his word. Which is good. This lineup is nothing right now without Lee.


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Given that it is not uncommon for guys to sit out one half of doubleheaders anyway, don’t be surprised if Lee doesn’t play in both games.


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