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Chipper Jones to Yankees: 'No thanks'

TAMPA, Fla., March 11 (UPI) -- Former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones said Monday he's not coming out of retirement to play for the injury-plagued New York Yankees.

MLB: Arizona 8, Pittsburgh 5

PHOENIX, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Miguel Montero went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer and Arizona moved closer to clinching the National League West Wednesday with an 8-5 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 5, Arizona 3

PHOENIX, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Pedro Alvarez and Derrek Lee homered Tuesday to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-3 win over Arizona.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Nick Punto provided a go-ahead RBI double in the ninth inning Tuesday and the St. Louis Cardinals kept their playoff hopes alive with a 6-4 win over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Pittsburgh 3, Houston 1

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- James McDonald held the Astros to one run over seven-plus innings Monday and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Houston 3-1.

MLB: Pittsburgh 7, Chicago Cubs 5

CHICAGO, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Derrek Lee bashed a ninth-inning grand slam Saturday, handing the Pittsburgh Pirates a rain-delayed 7-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.

Pirates put Derrek Lee on disabled list

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday placed first baseman Derrek Lee on the 15-day disabled list due to a fractured left wrist.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Carlos Zambrano fired six innings of one-run ball and Geovany Soto provided a go-ahead RBI double Monday in the Chicago Cubs' 5-3 win over Pittsburgh.
Pirates dump Overbay after Lee trade

Pirates dump Overbay after Lee trade

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates made room for newly acquired Derrek Lee Monday by sending first baseman Lyle Overbay to the minor leagues.

Derrek Lee goes from Orioles to Pirates

PITTSBURGH, July 31 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates have obtained veteran first baseman Derrek Lee from Baltimore as they make a push for the National League Central title.

MLB: Baltimore 12, Toronto 4

TORONTO, July 26 (UPI) -- J.J. Hardy smashed a pair of homers and Derrek Lee went 4-for-5 with five RBI Tuesday in the Baltimore Orioles' 12-4 pasting of Toronto.

MLB: Baltimore 7, Cincinnati 5

BALTIMORE, June 26 (UPI) -- Derrek Lee and Mark Reynolds each smashed fourth-inning homers Sunday, handing the Baltimore Orioles a 7-5 interleague victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: Baltimore 5, Cincinnati 4 (12 inn.)

BALTIMORE, June 24 (UPI) -- Derrek Lee hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning off Jose Arredondo Friday to give Baltimore a 5-4 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: Baltimore 8, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, June 20 (UPI) -- Adam Jones triggered a big first inning with a two-run single and the Baltimore Orioles banged out 14 hits Monday in an 8-3 interleague victory over Pittsburgh.
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Derrek Lee
Chicago Cubs' Derrek Lee follows through on an RBI double scoring Ryan Theriot during the fourth inning against the Houston Astros at Wrigley Field in Chicago on July 29, 2009. The Cubs won 12-0. UPI/Brian Kersey

Derrek Leon Lee (born September 6, 1975), or "D-Lee", is a Major League Baseball first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Lee has also played with the San Diego Padres (1997), the Florida Marlins (1998–2003), Chicago Cubs (2004–2010), Atlanta Braves (2010) and the Baltimore Orioles (2011). He bats and throws right-handed.

Lee was born on September 6, 1975. Leon Lee is his father and Leron Lee is his uncle. Each of them played professional baseball in Japan. During his elementary years Lee lived in Japan, and during his high school years he often lived there during his summer breaks. Lee was born in Sacramento, California. Lee played Little League Baseball at Whitney Little League and graduated from El Camino High School in 1993.

Lee was drafted in the first round (14th overall) of the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft by the San Diego Padres, and made his major league debut on April 28, 1997.

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