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C.C. Lee | Relief Pitcher | #20

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/21/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 190
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Taiwan Phys. Ed. College
Drafted: 2008 / UDFA / CLE
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A day after the Indians granted his release, C.C. Lee signed a deal with the Seibu Lions in Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball League.
It may have been a challenge for the 29-year-old hurler to find a favorable landing spot stateside, so he'll head back overseas to continue his career. The 29-year-old appeared in 47 games with the Indians over the past three years, pitching to a 4.50 ERA and 1.59 WHIP. Sat, Nov 21, 2015 10:36:00 AM

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Indians released RHP C.C. Lee.

The 29-year-old right-hander has appeared in 47 games with the Indians over the past three seasons, registering a 4.50 ERA, 1.59 WHIP and 33/16 K/BB ratio over 34 innings. He'll likely have to settle for a minor league deal with a spring training invite this winter.
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 08:59:00 AM

Indians recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Triple-A Columbus.

The 28-year-old right-hander owns an ugly 4.64 ERA and 1.55 WHIP in 33 career major league innings. Lee will pitch in low-leverage situations down the stretch.
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 04:45:00 PM

Indians optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus.

Lee becomes the odd-man out in the Indians bullpen with the return of Scott Atchison. He appeared in just one game with the Tribe, allowing a run on two hits in 2/3 of an inning.
Sat, Jun 13, 2015 12:28:00 PM

Indians recalled C.C. Lee from Triple-A Columbus.

Lee gives the Indians a fresh bullpen arm. The 28-year-old right-hander had registered a 2.35 ERA, 1.04 WHIP, and 29/6 K/BB ratio through 23 innings this season at Triple-A and should do well in middle relief.
Thu, Jun 11, 2015 09:39:00 AM

Indians optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus.

Lee walked five batters and yielded four hits in six innings this spring. He's organizational relief depth.
Thu, Mar 26, 2015 12:28:00 PM

Indians recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Triple-A Columbus.

Lee has posted a 4.26 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 12 2/3 innings over a few different stints this season for the Indians. The right-hander will pitch in middle relief.
Thu, Aug 7, 2014 03:37:00 PM

Indians optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus.

Lee has a 4.26 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 12 2/3 innings this season for the Indians. He was sent to the minors Tuesday to clear a spot for starter Danny Salazar.
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 04:20:00 PM

Indians recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Triple-A Columbus.

Lee has appeared in 13 games for the Tribe this season, posting a 4.76 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 11/3 K/BB ratio over 11 1/3 innings. He'll be used in middle relief.
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 06:32:00 PM

Indians optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus.

The 27-year-old appeared in 13 games for the Tribe, posting a 4.76 ERA, 1.24 WHIP and 11/3 K/BB ratio over 11 1/3 innings. He'll continue to serve as bullpen depth and should get another opportunity with the big league club at some point during the season.
Sat, May 17, 2014 03:01:00 PM

Indians recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Triple-A Columbus.

He's taking Vinnie Pestano's spot on the roster. Lee, who was up for a day last week but didn't appear in a game, holds a career 2.94 ERA and 327/85 K/BB ratio over 266 minor league relief innings.
Wed, Apr 9, 2014 09:46:00 AM

Indians optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus.

Lee was up for one day as the 26th man for Wednesday's doubleheader against the A's. He didn't make an appearance. The reliever should be back up later this season.
Fri, Apr 4, 2014 08:26:00 AM

Indians recalled RHP C.C. Lee from Triple-A Columbus.

He'll serve as their 26th man for Wednesday's doubleheader against the A's. Unless there's an injury elsewhere, Lee figures to be sent right back down after the games.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 01:50:00 PM

Indians optioned RHP C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus.

Lee was unable to crack the Indians' Opening Day bullpen despite posting some decent numbers this spring in Cactus League play. He should be up eventually.
Mon, Mar 24, 2014 01:15:00 PM

Indians recalled RHPs C.C. Lee and Josh Tomlin from Triple-A Columbus.

Lee tossed two scoreless innings over three appearances during a brief stint with the Indians in July. Tomlin underwent Tommy John surgery last August and fulfilled his goal of returning to the majors in 2013. Both will be used as bullpen reinforcements for the next four weeks.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 03:51:00 PM

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