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  1. Lee greets ex-mates with two homers

    Bruce Levine

    PITTSBURGH -- The trading deadline can be a tough time for a veteran player like Derrek Lee when you are playing without a no-trade clause. The former Cubs first baseman found himself with his fourth team in less than a year on Monday after being tra...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  2. Cubs let deadline pass without another deal

    Bruce Levine

    ST. LOUIS -- The Chicago Cubs dealt Kosuke Fukudome on Thursday, but didn't find another suitable deal as the trading deadline passed on Sunday afternoon. But don't count them out of making some trades through waivers in August and September. Cubs...

    Blog | July 31, 2011
  3. Major deadline deal unlikely for Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    ST. LOUIS - Don't expect the Cubs to be involved in any big deals as baseball's non-waiver trading deadline comes and goes on Sunday afternoon. However, looking at it objectively, keep in mind the Cubs moved Derrek Lee a week after the non-waiver t...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  4. Lee: Chicago can be tough place to play

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Derrek Lee will take with him mostly fond memories of his time as the Chicago Cubs first baseman. "Chicago was my home for seven years," said Lee, who was traded to the Atlanta Braves in August and signed a one-year deal with the Baltim...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  5. Cubs spring training preview: Infield

    Bruce Levine

    Looking back at Opening Day 2010, the Chicago Cubs' infield consisted of Derrek Lee at first base, Mike Fontenot at second base, Ryan Theriot at shortstop and Aramis Ramirez at third base. Going into the 2011 season, only Ramirez remains. Lee, who...

    Blog | February 11, 2011
  6. Dunn would be perfect fit at Wrigley

    Bruce Levine

    After hiring a new manager in the next couple of weeks, the Chicago Cubs will concentrate their effort on filling the void of first baseman Derrek Lee. Free-agent first baseman Adam Dunn is the top priority for the Cubs. Dunn, who will be 31 on No...

    Blog | October 14, 2010
  7. Levine's Cubs season in review

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs' season was a tale of three parts in 2010: The quick failure of the team to compete, the drama of Lou Piniella retiring and staying on as manager and then retiring again, and the resurgence of the team in the last 40 games under Mike...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  8. Olney on Lee's struggles

    Bruce Levine


    Blog | September 08, 2010
  9. Lee not same player, but could help Braves

    Bruce Levine

    Derrek Lee's day started with a prank by his former team as he drove up to Wrigley Field to park his car in the Cubs players lot, only to be told he couldn't park there. "They played a good trick on me," Lee said. "I pulled up and he said 'No, you...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  10. Colvin to play first base next week

    Bruce Levine

    The Tyler Colvin experiment at first base is set to begin during the Cubs' trip to Washington next week. After Derrek Lee was traded to Atlanta, Colvin began taking ground balls at first. "Colvin will play at first base and some in the outfield," ...

    Blog | August 20, 2010
  11. Ramirez not likely to leave Cubs in 2011

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs third baseman Aramis Ramirez must feel like a castaway on a desert island after watching his teammate for the last seven years - Derrek Lee - get traded on Wednesday to the Atlanta Braves for three minor-league pitchers. Ramirez was a...

    Blog | August 19, 2010
  12. Chicago Cubs will evaluate Tyler Colvin at first base

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs will evaluate Tyler Colvin at first base to replace Derrek Lee.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  13. What's next for the Cubs at 1st?

    Bruce Levine

    Ten days ago, Cubs general manager said the team was three or four solid moves away from contending in 2011. After trading away first baseman Derrek Lee to the Braves for three prospects Wednesday, Hendry again talked about the near future of the f...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  14. Cubs brace to lose another key teammate

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs' clubhouse braced Wednesday for another big move from the front office as the Cubs and Braves worked on finalizing a deal that would send veteran first baseman Derrek Lee to Atlanta for prospects and cash considerations. Lee has t...

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  15. Cubs, Braves working on deal for Lee

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves are working on a deal to send first baseman Derrek Lee to Atlanta for prospects, according to a league source. Read the entire story....

    Blog | August 18, 2010
  16. Chicago Cubs trade Derrek Lee to Atlanta Braves for three pitchin...

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs traded first baseman Derrek Lee to the Atlanta Braves for three pitching prospects.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2010