C. C. Lee
|C. C. Lee|
|Cleveland Indians – No. 20|
October 21, 1986 |
Penghu, Republic of China（Taiwan）
|Bats: Right||Throws: Right|
|July 14, 2013 for the Cleveland Indians|
(through May 16, 2014)
|Earned run average||4.60|
|Competitor for Chinese Taipei|
|C. C. Lee|
Lee Chen-ch'ang, (Chinese: 李振昌; pinyin: Lǐ Zhènchāng; Wade–Giles: Li³ Chen⁴-Ch'ang¹; born October 21, 1986) is a Taiwanese Major League Baseball relief pitcher for the Cleveland Indians. Lee began playing baseball while a student at National Pingtung Senior High School. He has competed for Taiwan (ROC) at the international level in the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2009 World Baseball Classic.
Lee was called up by the Cleveland Indians from their Triple-A affiliate Columbus Clippers on July 12, 2013. He became the tenth Taiwanese player to play in the MLB. In his debut on July 14, Lee pitched 1.1 innings in relief of Ubaldo Jimenez, allowing no hits and 1 walk. He was optioned back to Columbus on July 23.
- Lin, Hon-hai (12 October 2013). "Strong motivation key to Taiwanese pitcher's MLB success". Central News Agency. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- Chinese Taipei roster for 2008 Summer Olympics IBAF.org
- Axisa, Mike (12 July 2013). "The Indians are calling up a pitcher named C.C. Lee -- seriously". CBS Sports. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- Massie, Jim (July 12, 2013). "Tribe calls up Lee; options Salazar". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved July 12, 2013.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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