C. C. Lee

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This is a Chinese name; the family name is Lee.
C. C. Lee
Cleveland Indians – No. 20
Pitcher
Born: (1986-10-21) October 21, 1986 (age 27)
Penghu, Republic of ChinaTaiwan
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
July 14, 2013 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
(through May 16, 2014)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 4.60
Strikeouts 15
Teams
C. C. Lee
Medal record
Competitor for  Chinese Taipei
Men’s Baseball
Intercontinental Cup
Bronze 2006 Taichung Team
Asian Games
Gold 2006 Doha Team
C. C. Lee
Simplified Chinese 李振昌
Traditional Chinese 李振昌

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.[1] He has competed for Taiwan (ROC) at the international level in the 2008 Summer Olympics[2] and 2009 World Baseball Classic.[3]

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.[4] 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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lin, Hon-hai (12 October 2013). "Strong motivation key to Taiwanese pitcher's MLB success". Central News Agency. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  2. ^ Chinese Taipei roster for 2008 Summer Olympics IBAF.org
  3. ^ Axisa, Mike (12 July 2013). "The Indians are calling up a pitcher named C.C. Lee -- seriously". CBS Sports. Retrieved 12 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Massie, Jim (July 12, 2013). "Tribe calls up Lee; options Salazar". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved July 12, 2013. 

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