Originally written on 60ft6in  |  Last updated 5/23/13
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Clifton was drafted three seperate times before he finally decided to sign with the Montreal Expos in 2000. As an amateur, Lee pitched for Meridian Community College in Mississippi and the University of Arkansas. In 2002, he was part of the famous trade involving himself, Brandon Phillips, and Grady Sizemore for Bartolo Colon. Lee has been part of three more trades since then, despite putting up some excellent numbers since 2008. Cliff Lee has made himself into the best control pitcher since Greg Maddux. He works extremely fast and isn’t afraid to pitch inside. When he has his excellent control going, he can be a real force on the mound, painting corners with all his pitches and freezing hitters. His fastball is fairly straight, but he is smart with it. He’ll then use his cutter in the mid-80s as his best secondary pitch. Lee will bust bats with it, backdoor RHs, or frontdoor LHs. Cliff flips a good curveball, preferring to use it against LHs, dropping it down and away. He also thro...
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