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Kirk and Rob wrap up parade coverage and look at the legacy of Red Sox slugger David Ortiz. Which moment of his numerous postseason performances is most memorable?
guys in their 30s doesn't work. Ryan Howard , Alex Rodriguez , Alfonso Soriano , Ken Griffey Jr., Jason Giambi and Carlos Lee all signed deals for at least $100 million after age 30 and all have failed to come close to earning the dough. The
if he had stayed in Boston, but that's a reach at best. Why, exactly, would he have been healthier in Boston? Carlos Lee was 30 years old when the Astros spent $100 million on him in November 2006. He had hit at least 30 homers in each
signing to impact a club in the immediate future rather than a presence around whom to build. Further, Houston has Carlos Lee , a player whose defense suggests he should serve primarily as a DH. VERDICT: Bad fit.
Andre Ethier. His .853 OPS ranked 12th among outfielders, just behind Ethier (.856), and ahead of others such as Carlos Lee (.833) and Alfonso Soriano (.832) who received far bigger contracts in that 2006-07 offseason. Though Saturday offered
team found plenty of examples from recent years of in-season swaps involving elite hitters. In 2006, Bobby Abreu and Carlos Lee were impact hitters who were dealt. In 2007, Mark Teixeira had moved at the deadline. Teixeira, Jason Bay , Manny
2008 season) or even the $16.7 million a season that Carlos Lee got from the Astros. When accounting for all ..... defensive decline, something that cannot be said of Carlos Lee or Alfonso Soriano. Since that offseason, it is
14-for-35, .400, 4 HR, 24 RBI) 0.47 – Robinson Cano (10-for-29, .345, 2 HR, 18 RBI) 0.47 – Carlos Lee (12-for-42, .286, 5 HR, 25 RBI) 0.43 – Shane Victorino (13-for-42, .310, 2 HR, 20 RBI) MLB Note
Yadier Molina of the Cardinals, and Norichika Aoki of the Brewers. Since the start of the 2002 season, now-Marlin Carlos Lee has come to bat 64 times in such situations, hit .259, and homered five times, the most by any single player in that
starters. The 31-year-old Myers has a 3.52 ERA with 19 saves. He was a starter for two seasons with the Astros before taking over as closer this season. The Astros already have traded Carlos Lee , Brandon Lyon and J.A. Happ this season.
million in 2012. Heyman added that new Astros owner Jim Crane wants the team to cut $16 million off its payroll, but Carlos Lee — the highest-paid player on the Astros at $18.5 million — cannot be traded due to his unspectacular .274 batting
franchise player and recently named All-Star Hunter Pence as well as right-handed starters Bud Norris and Jordan Lyles . Carlos Lee , who is owed $18.5 million next season and the balance of that figure this season, will most likely not be moved