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CLIFF LEE RUMORS & GOSSIP

$27.5 million cash grab: Cliff Lee ignoring recommendation for surgery is all about the money

View image | gettyimages.com We all love(d) Cliff Lee. The 2009 Phillies season and playoffs were some of the most exciting, enjoyable baseball of my lifetime. When Lee returned to the Phillies as a free agent, baseball was at its all-time high in the City of Philadelphia. Now, the Phillies...
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Put Cliff Lee on 60-Day DL

It appears as though Cliff Lee and the Phillkes will give rehab one more shot before opting for surgery.  The Phillies called a press conference Monday evening to announce the move–Lee to to 60-day DL. They will shut him down completely and begin a rehabilitation process once his elbow is rested enough. Lee noted in the press conference that surgery has been recommended for him...
Via Phillies Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies are not speaking about Cliff Lee's status

Photo: Philliedelphia.com/Matt Rappa This is the $27.5 million question: will Cliff Lee pitch in 2015? If Lee finishes 2015 with the Phillies, his $27.5 million option will vest for 2016. If Lee is healthy and pitching well, the Phillies can trade him. As time goes on, Lee's status remains worrysome...and...
Via Philliedelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

No change for Cliff Lee following bullpen session

Last week, we found out that following a throwing session, Cliff Lee felt discomfort in his throwing elbow. On Tuesday, Ruben Amaro Jr. broke the news about Lee and his torn tendon in his elbow, revealing that the team wasn't terribly optimistic about his future. On Wednesday morning in Clearwater,...
Via Philliedelphia
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Lee to undergo potentially career-ending surgery?

  CLEARWATER, Fla. — Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee is awaiting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews on his ailing left elbow and says surgery would end his season and possibly his career.   The 36-year-old left-hander didn’t pitch after July 31 last year because of a left flexor pronator strain. He said his left elbow felt normal as he threw two scoreless...
Via NESN.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

If Lee’s Career is Over, What Will His Legacy in Philly Be?

Cliff Lee has suffered yet another elbow injury after pitching two scoreless innings in his Spring debut last Thursday against the Astros. If surgery is required, we may have seen Lee’s final appearance as a Phillie, and a pitcher in MLB. “Basically, if I have the surgery, this season will be done, possibly my career, I guess. “I don’t know. We’ll have to see,” Lee told AP...
Via Phillies Nation
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Lee’s elbow is sore again

The Philadelphia Phillies would have one hell of a trade chip at the deadline in Cliff Lee…if Lee was able to prove he was healthy this season. Well, just one start into the spring, Lee’s elbow is sore again. So much for that. Details from the Philadelphia Daily News… General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Lee will be temporarily shut down after getting an MRI on his left elbow...
Via The Outside Corner
23 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
February 19, 2015  |  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
February 07, 2015  |  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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