Tag: Derrek Lee

LEE BACK ON FRIDAY

Derrick Lee will be back in the Cubs lineup on Friday in St. Louis. “We found out (Thursday) morning that Derrek’s grandfather has been put in hospice,” said Cubs Bench Coach Alan Trammell.  “He needed to get away.  Our thoughts and prayers are with Derrek and his family.  He’ll be back with us tomorrow.” Time... Read more »

SEE THE BIG Z IN DENVER

Carlos Zambrano’s exile will come to an end on Friday. Zambrano, who’s been on the restricted list since a dugout blowup in late June on the South Side, will finally have a chance to apologize to the team — in person — when the Cubs open a three-game series in Denver. “We’re looking forward to... Read more »

LEE ON TRADE TALK

Derrek Lee shot down a foxsports.com report about waiving his no-trade clause for the right team. Here’s what the Cubs all-star first baseman had to say on the topic when I talked to him in LA for the Cubs Central Pregame Show: Q: Under what considerations would you waive your no-trade clause? A: “You know... Read more »
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