Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 12/23/13
Chen-Chang Lee was called the most Major League ready Indians' prospect at the beginning of 2013 (by BurningRiverBaseball) and the number two prospect in 2012 (behind T.J. McFarland, who was taken in the 2013 Rule 5 Draft). Since he was signed as a 21 year old out of Taiwan in 2008, he has been one of the Indians best relief prospects and he finally made his debut last year. Since the Indians had such a dominant bullpen in 2013, Lee was not used much during the play-off stretch, but with Chris Perez, Joe Smith and Matt Albers all leaving there are glaring holes that must be filled. Lee is a prime candidate to fill one of these holes.  Last season, in very limited use, Lee threw just 4.1 innings in eight games. In that time, he struck out four batters and allowed two runs, but it is impossible to really gouge his talent by such a small sample size. A better judge would be his AAA league numbers as these are against other borderline Major Leaguers and are of a much larger quantity...
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