Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:11:22 -0700
Retired 1B Derrek Lee has decided to stay retired despite the New York Yankees reaching out to him to replace sidelined 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist).
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:16:06 -0700
Retired 1B Derrek Lee is believed to be intrigued by the opportunity to possibly play for the New York Yankees while 1B Mark Teixeira (wrist) heals for the first month of the season. "I reached out to him. I expressed an interest," general manager Brian Cashman said. "He's the type of player that is Yankee-like in terms of capabilities when he was playing and makeup for the clubhouse and stuff like that. I just planted the seed, if you have an interest in thinking of playing, let me know. That was it."
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 06:37:55 -0700
The New York Yankees are trying to lure 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates) out of retirement to fill in during 1B Mark Teixeira's (wrist) absence.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:29:43 -0700
Free-agent 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates) is still open to signing with a team if it was the right situation for him.
Wed, 07 Mar 2012 12:14:09 -0800
Free-agent OF Vladimir Guerrero (Orioles) and 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates) both still plan on playing in 2012 and don't have plans to retire.
Sun, 22 Jan 2012 11:58:17 -0800
Contrary to previous reports, a source claims that the Detroit Tigers are reportedly looking at free-agent OF/DH Johnny Damon (Rays). He appears to be a more likely candidate to join the team than free-agent 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates).
Sun, 22 Jan 2012 11:30:24 -0800
Free-agent 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates) may decide to retire if he doesn't receive a contract offer to his liking in free agency.
Wed, 14 Dec 2011 05:32:45 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates are still interested in re-signing 1B Derrek Lee.
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 22:51:32 -0800
Free-agent 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates) reportedly has little interest in joining the Cleveland Indians, a team looking for a right-handed bat.
Wed, 07 Dec 2011 22:20:57 -0800
Free-agent 1B Derrek Lee (Pirates) rejected an arbitration offer from the Pittsburgh Pirates Wednesday, Dec. 7, but the team will keep the door of communication open.