Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 7/6/12
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Carlos Lee paid immediate dividends for his new team. Less than 24 hours after being traded from Houston to Miami, Lee went 2-for-4 in his Marlins debut and scored a run while batting third in the order. He's obviously an upgrade over Gaby Sanchez at first for Miami and the Marlins are an upgrade for him over the Astros. He could be in line for an uptick in fantasy stock as he joins a better lineup hitting behind Jose Reyes and Hanley Ramirez. Lee could also help out a few of his teammates, in particular Logan Morrison, who has finally started hitting lately. Morrison had two hits and two RBIs in the clean-up spot and should continue to take the plate with runners on base in that spot in the order. If the Marlins offense improves with Lee, that would also benefit the pitchers including Mark Buehrle, who was great against the Brewers on Thursday. He pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings with eight strikeouts and didn't get a blown save from Heath Bell, who threw a perfect ninth inning. Bu...
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