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CLIFF LEE RUMORS & GOSSIP

LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound for spring debuts

A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Thursday: --- STARTER SPOTLIGHT Cliff Lee, who made his final start of 2014 on July 31 because of a strained left elbow, starts for Philadelphia against Houston in Kissimmee, Florida. Lee, the 2008 AL Cy Young Award winner with Cleveland, was sidelined from May 18 until July 21 because...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Howard Looking Fit; Lee Looking Like Lee

-According to many reports in Clearwater, Ryan Howard has come into camp looking as fit as he has in many years. That line is rather customary this time of year, and can often mean nothing down the line. However, if there’s anyone who needs to be in pristine shape, it’s Ryan Howard. Hopefully his svelte appearance and somewhat-nimble feet translate into something that is a positive...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies lefthander Cliff Lee pitches for the first time since injury

The look on Cliff Lee's face (above) was right after he threw a pitch for the final time in 2014. July 31, the non-waiver trade deadline, when conceivably Lee could have been traded, he sprained his pitching elbow. Now in camp, trade rumors were already swirling upon Lee, even before...
Via Philliedelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Cliff Lee be in the Cards?

Cliff Lee is entering the final guaranteed year of his contract with the Philadelphia Phillies after a season marred by injury. Reuters Yesterday, MLB.com and Sports on Earth columnist Anthony Castrovince created a list of five bold predictions for Spring Training. His list includes a couple demotions to the minor leagues and a couple trades. One of those deals caught the eye of...
Via Cardinals Farm
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Lee uses Magic 8 Ball to answer reporters’ questions (VIDEO)

Wednesday marked the beginning of spring training for the Philadelphia Phillies as pitchers and catchers reported to Clearwater, Florida. The first workouts of the season will take place on Thursday, so players had some time to settle in and speak with the media. Cliff Lee participated in a brief media session and fielded questions from reporters. But he mixed things up a bit....
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Lee answered questions using a Magic 8-Ball

So, just how much of a circus is Phillies camp in Clearwater already? Today, Cliff Lee answered questions from reporters…and used a Magic 8-Ball to give his answers. Your browser does not support iframes. Cliff Lee used a Magic 8 Ball to answer the tough quesitons today. pic.twitter.com/EqqbQEqmMU — Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) February 19, 2015 Cliff Lee, man. What a character...
Via The Outside Corner
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Prospects Lost and Found Part II - The Cliff Lee Trades

View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday, we took a look at the 2009 trade the brought Roy Halladay to Philadelphia. The Phillies parted with three prospects, including the then untouchable Kyle Drabek, to get Halladay in red pinstripes. Today, we move on to another ace in Cliff Lee. The Phillies emerged...
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Healthy Cliff Lee: Examining A Possible Blue-Chip Asset

With an uninspiring, injury-marred 2014 season and $25 million owed to him in 2015, the value of Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee could not be more up in the air. The veteran ace will also be turning 37 in August, meaning that maintaining his level of success going forward will be against the odds. Even with those possible issues, there is no doubt that Lee will be a popular subject...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Lee could be traded during spring training

The Philadelphia Phillies have traded Marlon Byrd and Jimmy Rollins this winter, have aggressively tried (and failed) to move both Ryan Howard and Jonathan Papelbon, and are listening on Cole Hamels. The forgotten man in their rebuild is Cliff Lee, who made just three starts after mid-May because of an elbow strain. But according to ESPN’s Jayson Stark, the Phillies could still...
Via The Outside Corner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cliff Lee wraps up interview with loud fart

Your browser does not support iframes.Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee wrapped up a postgame interview with a loud fart after Monday night's game against San Francisco.Lee took the loss in the Phillies' 7-4 defeat to the Giants, giving up 6 runs on 12 hits in 5.2 innings. After calmly discussing his disappointing performance with a group of reporters, Lee may have stepped...
Via Holdout Sports
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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