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Phillies reissue Cliff Lee's jersey number 33, issue some new numbers

View image | The Phillies updated some of their uniform numbers this week. For the first time since 2011, someone other than Cliff Lee will wear a number 33 jersey. Plus, a former fan favorite returns to his familiar jersey number and new acquisition Jeremy Hellickson is assigned a...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

A Different Kind of Phillies Off-Season is Off and Running

For a while there, Phillies fans became accustomed to big off-season moves. Jim Thome, Cliff Lee, Roy Halladay, and even Brad Lidge were big named, high priced pick-ups made to try and contend immediately. The Phillies flexed their financial muscle to make fast improvements to the team. The Phillies are...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: November 13, 2008

Starting pitcher Cliff Lee takes home the American League Cy Young Award after his 22-3 season for the Indians in 2008. Cleveland has now won back-to-back Cys after ending a drought dating back to 1972. The Indians lefty earned 24 of 28 first place votes for 132 vote points overall. Lee, who was in his seventh season for the Tribe, engineered an incredible comeback season after going...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The biggest potential bargains of the 2015-16 free agent class

The World Series ended on Sunday and the moment it did, all pending free agents officially became untethered from their previous clubs. However they do still have to wait until Friday November 6th – five days after the end of the World Series – before they’re allowed to negotiate with other teams. That won’t matter though, as many free agents wait to sign until the Winter...
Via The Outside Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies decline 2016 club option on Cliff Lee, pay $12.5 million buyout

View image | PHILADELPHIA - The Cliff Lee era in Philadelphia is officially over -- again. Tuesday afternoon, the Philadelphia Phillies declined the left hander's $27.5 million team option for 2016, and will pay the $12.5 million buyout, according to Todd Zolecki of On Dec. 15, 2010, Lee...
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21 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...
March 09, 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...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Storyline: Debating Trades and Rumors for the Phillies

Although he will still be a member of the Philadelphia Phillies on August 1, Cliff Lee could bring a decent package of untested talent within the next five weeks. But how much money would the Phils have to eat for a worthwhile return? Before reviewing the local stars who could change uniforms, this article presents the unvarnished predicament when a run is over. Please, scroll down...
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Making a stink: Cliff Lee wraps up clubhouse interview with ‘emphatic fart’ (video)

Cliff Lee made his first start on Monday after coming off the 60-day DL and the rust showed as the Philadelphia Phillies pitcher surrendered six runs on 12 hits over 5 2/3 innings in a 7-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants. As trade rumors swirl around the veteran pitcher, Lee elected to end a […] The post Making a stink: Cliff Lee wraps up clubhouse interview with ‘emphatic fart’...
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July 22, 2014  |  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...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

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