Post Tagged with: "Derrek Lee"


Adam Dunn Loves the Chicago Cubs

Adam Dunn Loves the Chicago Cubs

After trading Derrek Lee, the Chicago Cubs opened up a substantial void at first base – a void, though, that was likely to be opened after the season anyway. Lee[Read More…]

by August 25, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
The Problem with an Interim Manager Like Mike Quade: Tyler Colvin to Remain in the Outfield

The Problem with an Interim Manager Like Mike Quade: Tyler Colvin to Remain in the Outfield

Being the manager of the Chicago Cubs – even in a mere interim capacity – brings with it certain indelicacies. Most notably? The microscope. Every move you make is scrutinized[Read More…]


Tyler Colvin is Likely to Start Playing Games at First Base This Week

With Derrek Lee off to the Atlanta Braves, and without a clear replacement in the Chicago Cubs’ system, outfielder Tyler Colvin will start playing some games at first base starting[Read More…]

by August 21, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Unsurprisey Surprise: Tyler Colvin Working Out at First Base

Unsurprisey Surprise: Tyler Colvin Working Out at First Base

As we fans looked ahead to 2011, on the assumption that Derrek Lee would not return to the Chicago Cubs, we had a collective head-scratching session on who would be[Read More…]

by August 20, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

It’s Official: Cubs Trade Derrek Lee to Braves

We’ll have some further analysis and commentary about the deal soon, but for now, I wanted to make sure to get you the basics. Lee, who invoked his 10-and-5 rights[Read More…]

Reports: Derrek Lee to Be Traded to Atlanta Braves

The Chicago Cubs on the verge of trading first baseman Derrek Lee to the Atlanta Braves, according to multiple reports. Lee is in the last year of his contract with the Cubs,[Read More…]

by August 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Back is Jacked

God’s Wrath Watch: Derrek Lee’s Back is Jacked

Oh, you fickle deity. Just when Derrek Lee starts really grooving at the plate, he starts suffering from a bulging disc in his lower back. The discomfort was severe enough[Read More…]

by August 17, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Derrek Lee is Back, Micah Hoffpauir is Out

Derrek Lee has returned from his stint on the bereavement list while he attended to his ill grandfather, and in the requisite corresponding move, the Cubs booted Micah Hoffpauir back[Read More…]

by August 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Chicago Cubs Almost Traded Mike Fontenot and Xavier Nady to Giants

Chicago Cubs Almost Traded Mike Fontenot and Xavier Nady to Giants

We haven’t heard too much about the trades that never were, but it seems that the Chicago Cubs nearly dealt outfielder Xavier Nady and infielder Mike Fontenot to the San[Read More…]

Derrek Lee and Geovany Soto Out, Micah Hoffpauir and Welington Castillo In

Derrek Lee and Geovany Soto Out, Micah Hoffpauir and Welington Castillo In

Just like that, two Chicago Cubs starters are out of the picture for a stretch. Catcher Geovany Soto, battling a right shoulder strain, has been placed on the 15-day disabled[Read More…]

by August 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Zambranogate: Teammates and Lou Piniella Looking Forward to Carlos Zambrano’s Return

Zambranogate: Teammates and Lou Piniella Looking Forward to Carlos Zambrano’s Return

Tomorrow, Zambranogate – the obvious and cheesy name I gave to the events and aftermath surrounding Carlos Zambrano’s explosion on his teammates last month – will come to a close,[Read More…]

by July 29, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee and Ted Lilly Are Tweety

Lukewarm Stove: Derrek Lee and Ted Lilly Are Tweety

The Twitterverse (*shudder* I’ll never use that term again, I promise) is atwitter (but I’ll use that one as much as I please) with tidbits about Derrek Lee and Ted[Read More…]

by July 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Lukewarm Stove: Angels Still Looking at Derrek Lee

Lukewarm Stove: Angels Still Looking at Derrek Lee

Following their trade for starter Dan Haren, the Los Angeles Angels are setting their sites on another need: a middle of the order bat, and preferably one that can play[Read More…]

by July 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors