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Slugger Carlos Lee ends career

According to published reports, veteran slugger Carlos Lee has officially retired from baseball. Lee, according to MLB.com, made the announcement Thursday on a radio station in his native Panama on his 37th birthday. Lee, who played last season for the Houston Astros and Florida Marlins, reportedly was seeking a two-year deal this season but was unable to secure one from the four...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Lee retires from baseball

 Carlos Lee has retired from baseball, according to a report from ESPNDeportes. Lee said on a radio show in Panama that he received offers from [...]
Via Tireball.com
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Alex Cora Won’t Fist Bump Carlos Lee

Things really are getting bad down in Miami. The Dolphins suck and the Marlins, at a record of 69-92, are a whopping 28 games behind Washington going into today’s season finale. Fans gave up, Ozzie Guillen lost control and players mailed it in back in August. Last night, as Carlos Lee was trotting out to the field in the 9th inning, he went for a friendly fist pound with teammate...
Via Busted Coverage
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins bench coach Joey Cora reluctantly fist bumps Carlos Lee (Video)

Miami Marlins bench coach Joey Cora wanted nothing to do with Carlos Lee's fist bump as Lee headed out to the field for the ninth inning of Tuesday night's game against the New York Mets. Since Cora wouldn't reciprocate, Lee took it upon himself to grab Cora's arm with one hand to bump his own fist. Your browser does not support iframes. Video via MLB...
Via Holdout Sports
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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Cora gives Lee funny, stubborn fist pound

Your browser does not support iframes. The Miami Marlins haven't had much to cheer about in 2012. They are destined to finish in last place in the NL East after many pundits projected them to win the division in the preseason.Marlins bench coach Alex Cora realizes this, and that's probably the reason he blew off Carlos Lee's attempt at a fist bump during Tuesday's...
Via Bush League Chronicle
October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Buehrle outpitches Lee in Marlins win over Phillies

MIAMI -- It was decided a long time ago that the Miami Marlins would not be reaching their goal of making the playoffs. However, the National League East division rival Philadelphia Phillies still had an outside shot heading into the final stretch of the season. That is until Carlos Lee hit a walk-off single in the ninth to lift the Marlins to a 2-1 win over the Phillies, snapping...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins 2, Phillies 1

Carlos Lee's game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia and eliminated the Phillies from playoff contention Friday night. The Phillies overcame a horrible first half and came from way behind to get within three games of St. Louis for the second wild card spot. But they lost five of the next six to fall out of...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins Officially Eliminated the Phillies From Playoffs on a Walk-off Hit

This will be a short and sweet recap. Cliff Lee gave up a homerun to Giancarlo Stanton as the Marlins take 1-0 lead. It was the only run allowed by Lee. He allowed just three hits, no walks and a run over seven innings. Meanwhile, the Phillies scored a run in the eighth as Jimmy Rollins singled in John Mayberry Jr to tie the game, 1-1.  Carlos Lee’s single scored Bryan Peterson...
Via Philliedelphia
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Lee's single in the ninth gives Marlins win

MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Lee's game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia and eliminated the Phillies from playoff contention Friday night. The Phillies overcame a horrible first half and came from way behind to get within three games of St. Louis for the second wild card spot. But they lost five of the next six...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins open series against visiting Phillies

The end of disappointing seasons for both the Philadelphia Phillies and Miami Marlins probably can't come soon enough. Before that, these underachievers open a series Friday night in Miami as Cliff Lee and the Phillies try to extend the Marlins' season-high skid to eight games. The winner of the last five NL East titles and World Series champion in 2008, Philadelphia (78...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins 6, Reds 4

Carlos Lee homered and drove in three runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Saturday night. Mark Buehrle (13-12) allowed four runs on seven hits over 7 2-3 innings to improve to 4-1 in his last six starts. Jose Reyes had three hits and also drove in a run for Miami. Johnny Cueto (17-9) suffered his third straight loss and failed to last five innings for the...
Via AP on Fox
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Lee homers as Buehrle, Marlins beat Reds

MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Lee homered and drove in three runs and the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-4 on Saturday night. Mark Buehrle (13-12) allowed four runs on seven hits over 7 2-3 innings to improve to 4-1 in his last six starts. Jose Reyes had three hits and also drove in a run for Miami. Johnny Cueto (17-9) suffered his third straight loss and failed to last five innings...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

High Hopes for the Phils as they hope to continue their winning streak today against the Astros.

The Phils are red hot. Last nights win was intense. Everyone was on edge as they all wanted to keep the winning streak alive. At the top of the sixth the score was stuck at 0-0.  Lee gave up a hit to Carlos Lee, which brought home Solano. The score was now 1-0, Marlins.    The Fightings weren’t giving up this easily, keeping the attitude they’ve had all season and...
Via Philliedelphia
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins swept by Phillies behind Cliff Lee

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Jimmy Rollins hit a two-run homer and Cliff Lee pitched seven strong innings to lead the streaking Philadelphia Phillies to their seventh straight win, 3-1 over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. The Phillies continued their late push for an NL wild-card spot with a three-game sweep of the Marlins. Up next for the Phillies, four games in Houston against the NL...
Via Fox Sports Florida
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Lee, Johnson Battle in Pitcher's Duel, Phillies Push to Seven Straight Wins

Last night's wacky 9-7 win must have exhausted the Phillies, as well the Marlins. On a travel day, this evening's game got underway at 4:05, so the two teams had to battle some nasty shadows. Unfortunately for the Fish, they also had to battle Cliff Lee. Let's skip ahead to the sixth inning with the score still at 0-0. Josh Johnson had not given up a hit through...
Via Philliedelphia
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Lee eyes Marlins return next season

DENVER -- Carlos Lee was supposed to be the final piece to get the Marlins into the playoffs. It won't happen this season. But what about next year? Lee sure wouldn't mind giving it a shot. "If they want me back, I like it here," the first baseman said before Thursday's 5-3 loss to Colorado at Coors Field, a game that featured Lee's second home run with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Lee eyes Marlins return next season

DENVER -- Carlos Lee was supposed to be the final piece to get the Marlins into the playoffs. It won't happen this season. But what about next year? Lee sure wouldn't mind giving it a shot. "If they want me back, I like it here," the first baseman said before Thursday's 5-3 loss to Colorado at Coors Field, a game that featured Lee's second home run with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins 3rd Base Coach Hits the Deck

The Marlins were down to their final out against the Phillies as first basemen Carlos Lee came to the plate.  The Marlins' 3rd base coach, Joey Espada, decided to go down literally as a foul ball came his way off of Lee's bat.Watch as Espada dives a little prematurely.  Though his team is about to lose, Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen even has a laugh.Check the clip out here...
Via Laugh At Sports
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins go for series win against Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez will likely play his final game in Miami this season Sunday. Chris Capuano will try to send him out a winner while ending his recent woes. The left-hander will seek his first win in four starts as the Dodgers conclude their series with the Marlins. After playing six-plus seasons in Miami and earning three All-Star nods, Ramirez was...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins pull even with Dodgers in series

MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Lee hit one of the Marlins' season-high five doubles and drove in two runs, leading Miami to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. Ricky Nolasco (9-11) allowed two runs and nine hits in five innings for Miami. Matt Kemp had three hits, stole two bases, and drove in a run for the Dodgers. Shane Victorino bounced into a fielder's...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Kemp's efforts fall short in Dodgers' loss

MIAMI (AP) -- Carlos Lee hit one of the Marlins' season-high five doubles and drove in two runs, leading Miami to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. Ricky Nolasco (9-11) allowed two runs and nine hits in five innings for Miami. Matt Kemp had three hits, stole two bases, and drove in a run for the Dodgers. Shane Victorino bounced into a fielder's...
Via Fox Sports West
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Marlins 7, Dodgers 3

Carlos Lee hit one of the Marlins' season-high five doubles and drove in two runs, leading Miami to a 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. Ricky Nolasco (9-11) allowed two runs and nine hits in five innings for Miami. Matt Kemp had three hits, stole two bases, and drove in a run for the Dodgers. Shane Victorino bounced into a fielder's choice to drive...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Lee would like to come back with the Marlins in 2013

Via PRO Rumors
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins Already Trying to Dump Carlos Lee

Back on July 4, the Miami Marlins acquired Carlos Lee from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor leaguers Matt Dominguez and Rob Rassmussen. Less than a month later, it appears the Marlins are doing whatever they can to ship Lee out of town. Reports have surfaced that leading up to baseball’s trade deadline, Miami had a deal in place to ship Lee to the New York Yankees in exchange...
Via Rumors and Rants
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Carlos Lee hits umpire in the head with his bat (Video)

The below video should be a lesson to all home plate umpires who have to stand behind Miami Marlins slugger Carlos Lee. During Wednesday's Marlins/Braves game, Lee was at the plate when a pitch from Atlanta's Ben Sheets caused Carlos to swing so hard that his back swing hit umpire Joe West in the head. West was a little bloodied from the moment but stayed on because...
Via Outside the Boxscore
August 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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