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Derrek LeeTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1993-2011 MLB Years: 1997-2011
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

Positions1B-2311, 3B-93, DH-8Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDerrek Leon Lee
Height6-5Weight225BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateSeptember 6,1975 [42.290]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolEl Camino (Sacramento,CA)

DraftedSelected by the San Diego Padres [Team Picks] in the 1st round (14th overall) of the 1993 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$600,000Signing ScoutsReggie LollerService Time13.125 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1994-MLB-#5 ... 1995-MLB-#81 ... 1995-MLB-#4 ... 1996-MLB-#41 ... 1997-MLB-#15 ... 1997-SDN-#1 ... 1998-MLB-#47
MLB DebutApril 28,1997 [21.235]
OrganizationsCHN [7] MIA [6] SDN [5] BAL [1] PIT [1] ATL [1] Awards18Awards Voting4-342
TBC Player ID850Retrosheet IDlee-d002MLBAM ID117601
RelationshipsSon of Leon Lee, Nephew of Leron Lee
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed59Power82Contact36XBH71RBIs73Runs61Hitting73Durability73Team.475Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1993Arizona PadresArizRksdn-1b17155211171125406700010.327.397.500.89726458.349.173.365.39210.3412.071.173.4526.0023.53
1993Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-1b17207313205111002102010000.274.369.411.78030784.365.137.247.35411.9023.812.001.1973.0035.00
1993Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         3512524376231542162710010.296.380.448.8285611142.358.152.296.36911.2719.011.692.1141.6729.73
1994Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-3b181264426611819285318144295706211.267.336.373.70916529497.319.106.210.3178.4519.112.261.6155.2524.58
1995Rancho Cucamonga QuakesCalifA+sdn-1b191285028215125223951474913070728.301.366.496.86224950565.360.195.307.3758.6723.012.654.0721.8333.11
1995Memphis ChicksSouAAsdn-1b1929010001000200000.111.111.111.222109.143.000.000.1000.0022.220.000.000.000.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1305118215225223961474913270728.297.362.489.85125050574.355.192.301.3718.5423.002.694.0122.2232.89
1996Memphis ChicksSouAAsdn-1b2013450098140392341041366517020838.280.360.570.93028575575.349.290.434.39111.3029.572.625.9114.7153.57
1997Las Vegas StarsPCLAAAsdn-211254728615329213641736011600249.324.399.477.87622544534.406.153.309.38511.2421.721.932.4336.3128.76
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn271b21225491430140092400001.259.365.370.73520463.448.111.278.33714.2938.102.671.5954.0028.57
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27,241b2214145462106291177452471201002112.233.318.414.73218847513.279.181.291.3239.1623.392.553.3126.7144.34
1999Calgary CannonsPCLAAAflo511b23893396096201197334309040427.283.345.516.86117540377.329.233.319.3677.9623.873.005.0417.8441.67
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo251b237021821459152021177000113.206.263.326.5897115236.278.120.202.2617.2029.664.122.1243.6033.33
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo251b241584777013418328700363123402614.281.368.507.87524249546.323.226.352.37411.5422.531.955.1317.0436.57
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo251b251585618315837421754250126806118.282.346.474.82026662625.326.192.285.3518.0020.162.523.3626.7139.24
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo251b2616258195157357278619998164504814.270.378.494.87228769688.330.224.410.37514.2423.841.673.9221.5243.95
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo251b2715553991146312319221888131100679.271.379.508.88727464643.300.237.425.38013.6920.371.494.8217.3943.84
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b2816160590168391329812568128825414.278.356.504.86030572688.302.226.350.3679.8818.601.884.6518.9142.86
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b2915859412019950346107153851095072312.335.418.6621.08039399691.343.327.490.44412.3015.771.286.6612.9149.75
2006Iowa CubsPCLAAAchn-1b3014010001000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2220.000.000.000.000.000.00
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b3050175305090830842541004111.286.368.474.8428317204.323.188.354.36112.2520.101.643.9221.8834.00
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b311505679118043122826571114903815.317.400.513.91329166650.364.196.323.39410.9217.541.613.3825.7736.67
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b321556239318141320908271119004327.291.361.462.82328864698.330.171.295.35910.1717.051.682.8731.1535.36
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b3314153291163362351111076109304612.306.393.579.97230873615.327.273.417.41312.3617.721.435.6915.2044.79
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn251b341094186310521016561352101203116.251.335.416.75117437475.293.165.285.33310.9521.261.943.3726.1335.24
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl271b3439129173714032400213300107.287.384.465.8496017151.362.178.341.37513.9121.851.571.9943.0045.95
2010Totals for NL-NL         1485478014235019801373134204123.260.347.428.77523454626.309.168.298.34311.6621.411.843.0428.7938.03
2011Bowie BaysoxEastAAbal-3513020000001000000.667.750.6671.417204.667.000.333.61825.000.000.000.000.000.00
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal251b358533439821511241212583302213.246.302.404.70613528364.290.158.237.3096.8722.803.323.3027.8334.15
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit251b35281011634217180082730101.337.398.584.9825910113.397.247.327.4237.0823.893.386.1914.4329.41
2011Totals for MLB-MLB         1134355511617219592133110603214.267.325.446.77119438477.314.179.257.3366.9223.063.333.9822.8932.76
MLB Totals - 15 Season(s)Filter19426962108119594323033110781044887416227025572199.281.365.495.86034447937963.321.214.347.00010.9820.371.864.1621.0340.48
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter6412396416699138111004066936263630210271443.292.363.484.84711592492707.354.192.316.0009.7223.272.403.6923.9635.62
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2158151462504933213820790206406616.307.376.492.86840184915.374.185.312.0009.8422.512.293.5025.4733.60
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter13751298143392341051366617220838.279.359.563.92228875588.347.284.426.00011.2229.252.615.7815.0652.45
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter274101716128949532158322310124515013419.284.353.437.790444861146.341.153.261.0008.8121.382.432.7931.7829.76
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter155211171125406700010.327.397.500.89726458.349.173.365.00010.3412.071.173.4526.0023.53
Chicago Cubs Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter924351457810462391017957451224487212723046107.298.378.524.90218424284021.328.226.362.00011.1417.931.614.4519.6340.92
Florida Marlins Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter8442830422746159181294175125363734370212470.264.353.469.82213283063251.310.205.343.00011.1722.582.023.9721.9441.02
Baltimore Orioles Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter8533439821511241212583302213.246.302.404.70613528364.290.158.237.0006.8722.803.323.3027.8334.15
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter39129173714032400213300107.287.384.465.8496017151.362.178.341.00013.9121.851.571.9943.0045.95
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter281011634217180082730101.337.398.584.9825910113.397.247.327.0007.0823.893.386.1914.4329.41
San Diego Padres Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter225491430140092400001.259.365.370.73520463.448.111.278.00014.2938.102.671.5954.0028.57
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625819016336328909473135605617.281.365.495.86028766664.321.214.347.00010.9820.371.864.1621.0340.48
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626061051773532510317966159507411.292.363.484.84729363684.354.192.316.0009.7223.272.403.6923.9635.62

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1993Arizona Padres ArizRksdn171B15--1151428131129.9858.60------15100.027.3
1993Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn171B14--1156519126121.9608.64------2070.010.3
1994Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn183B92--691682713264237.8982.58------12673.067.6
1994Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn181B36--28927434320316.9888.78------12628.626.5
1995Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn191B121--97086189610741056.9838.73------12894.587.1
1995Memphis Chicks SouAAsdn191B2--163-119191.0009.50------2100.01.4
1996Memphis Chicks SouAAsdn201B133--112176119112081197.9919.00------13499.395.7
1996Memphis Chicks SouAAsdn203B1---1--111.0001.00------1340.70.7
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn211B21--13113-121441441.0006.86------2295.513.0
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo221B132--950114811610721064.9938.06------14193.681.5
1999Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo231B88--718681486800786.9838.93------8998.963.3
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo231B66--46347344513510.9947.73------7094.340.7
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo241B147-11331101104810412131205.9938.201.06-----15893.091.3
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo251B156-13091271115814213941386.9948.881.06-----15898.796.3
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo261B162-144113121211213814451433.9928.850.99-----162100.0100.0
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo271B1551531353127997513213811376.9968.881.02-----155100.095.7
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn281B16115914321259130611313951389.9968.630.97-----161100.099.4
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn291B15815813861323122611814511445.9969.151.04-----158100.097.5
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn301B1--6---661.0006.00------1100.00.7
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn301B474439337026534401396.9888.431.01-----5094.029.0
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30DH11--------------502.00.6
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn311B147146127411658779912591252.9948.520.98-----15098.090.7
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31DH1---------------1500.70.6
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn321B1531521339119311099813121303.9938.520.97-----15598.795.0
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32DH2---------------1551.31.2
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn331B1391391231108894611011881182.9958.500.96-----14198.686.3
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33DH1---------------1410.70.6
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn341B10510591678492673882876.9938.340.96-----10996.364.8
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl341B393629028324126308307.9977.871.06-----39100.024.1
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34DH3---------------1092.81.9
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal351B858574671352767772765.9919.001.03-----85100.052.5
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit351B282823822622116249248.9968.861.04-----28100.017.3
MLB Totals for 1B - 15 season(s)-   1B19011205144811491113709814421637916281.9948.561.12-----19010.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH81--------------80.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B89--724681486806792.9838.90------890.00.0
AA Totals for 1B - 2 season(s)-   1B135--113779119212271216.9919.01------1350.00.0
AA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0
A+ Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B171--13741192714915201493.9828.73------1710.00.0
A+ Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B92--691682713264237.8982.58------920.00.0
Rk Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B15--1151428131129.9858.60------150.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1993Arizona Padres ArizRksdn17--15--------
1993Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn17--14--------
1994Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn18--36--92-----
1995Rancho Cucamonga Quakes CalifA+sdn19--121--------
1995Memphis Chicks SouAAsdn19--2--------
1996Memphis Chicks SouAAsdn20--133--1-----
1997San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn21--21--------
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22--132--------
1999Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo23--88--------
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23--66--------
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24--147--------
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo25--156--------
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo26--162--------
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27--155--------
2004Chicago CubsNLMLBchn28--161--------
2005Chicago CubsNLMLBchn29--158--------
2006Iowa Cubs PCLAAAchn30--1--------
2006Chicago CubsNLMLBchn30--47-------1
2007Chicago CubsNLMLBchn31--147-------1
2008Chicago CubsNLMLBchn32--153-------2
2009Chicago CubsNLMLBchn33--139-------1
2010Chicago CubsNLMLBchn34--105-------3
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34--39--------
2011Baltimore OriolesALMLBbal35--85--------
2011Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit35--28--------

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Florida MarlinsDiv SeriesMLB27416241002101220000.250.368.313.6815119.286.063.1885.2610.532.000.000.0025.00
2003Florida MarlinsChamp. SeriesMLB27732262014101810002.188.235.344.57911334.217.156.2192.9423.538.002.9432.0050.00
2003Florida MarlinsWorld SeriesMLB27624250002001700001.208.240.208.4485025.294.000.0424.0028.007.000.000.000.00
2006United StatesWBCTournament30414651038001300000.357.4001.0711.47115415.250.714.7866.6720.003.0020.004.6780.00
2006Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30824571003002610100.292.357.333.6908128.368.041.1257.1421.433.000.000.0014.29
2007Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3122681732121322003810201.471.486.8091.295551674.492.338.3824.0510.812.674.0522.6750.00
2008Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB322267111232281091600203.179.269.373.64225778.196.194.34311.5420.511.782.5633.5058.33
2008Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB32311263000001200001.545.583.8181.4019312.667.273.3648.3316.672.000.000.0050.00
2009Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3320597195019005900101.322.369.458.82727665.360.136.2207.6913.851.801.5459.0031.58
2010Chicago CubsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3418404720390081100300.175.294.450.74418551.138.275.47515.6921.571.385.8813.3371.43
2010Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB34416220000001600000.125.176.125.3012017.200.000.0635.8835.296.000.000.000.00
2011Baltimore OriolesMLB Spring TrainingMLB35822753001007510002.227.433.364.7978330.294.137.45523.3316.670.710.000.0060.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs414651038001300000.357.4001.0711.47115415.250.714.7866.6720.003.0020.004.6780.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs98280518226395210345530907.293.365.504.86914138326.324.211.33610.4316.871.622.7631.1146.34
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs114361240021031020001.279.354.372.72616448.364.093.1866.2520.833.330.000.0033.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs732262014101810002.188.235.344.57911334.217.156.2192.9423.538.002.9432.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs624250002001700001.208.240.208.4485025.294.000.0424.0028.007.000.000.000.00

Awards [18]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993High School All-American - 1st Team (1B)1
1995San Diego Padres Minor League Player of the Year1
1996Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (1B) ... Double-A All-Star (1B) ... San Diego Padres Minor League Player of the Year ... Southern League All-Star (1B) ... Southern League Most Valuable Player5
2003National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
2005Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (1B) ... Chicago Cubs Player of the Year ... National League Gold Glove (First Base) ... National League Player of the Week (May 23-May 29) ... National League Player of the Week (April 25-May 1) ... NL Player of the Month (April) ... NL Silver Slugger Award (1B)7
2007National League Gold Glove (First Base)1
2009Chicago Cubs Player of the Year ... NL Player of the Month (September)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-08-13InjuredDisabled -- Fractured Left Wrist 
2011-07-31TradeTraded by Orioles to Pirates for Aaron Baker 
2011-06-04InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-01-06ContractSigned by Orioles 
2010-11-07Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-08-18TradeTraded by Cubs to Braves for Jeffrey Lorick, Robinson Lopez and Tyrelle Harris 
2006-08-28InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-07-24InjuredDisabled -- post-traumatic inflammation of his right wrist  
2006-06-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-21InjuredDisabled -- fractured distal radius and a fractured distal ulna 
2003-11-25TradeTraded by Marlins to Cubs for Mike Nannini and Hee Seop Choi. 
1997-12-15TradeTraded by Padres with Rafael Medina and Steve Hoff to Marlins for Kevin Brown. 
1993-07-20Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1993San Diego Padres-17600,000-------600,000Signing Bonus out of 1993 Draft (1st round - 14th overall)
1997San Diego PadresTeam Payroll21150,000-76635-1,182,177150,000750,000
1998Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll22172,000-80024121,276,192170,000922,000
1999Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll23265,000-60110331,454,491200,0001,187,000
2000Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll24225,000-66925261,394,248200,0001,412,000
2001Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll25375,000-53017411,897,758200,0001,787,000
2002Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll262,700,000-249873++2,011,045200,0004,487,000
2003Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll274,250,000-159480++2,163,527300,0008,737,000
2004Chicago CubsTeam Payroll286,166,667-105589++2,070,100300,00014,903,667
2005Chicago CubsTeam Payroll297,666,667-85691++2,189,055300,00022,570,334
2006Chicago CubsTeam Payroll309,416,667-66492++2,365,072327,00031,987,001
2007Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3113,250,000-22198++2,459,737380,00045,237,001
2008Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3213,250,000-36497++2,696,252390,00058,487,001
2009Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3313,250,000-37496++2,746,792400,00071,737,001
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll3413,250,000-40396++2,812,412400,00084,987,001
2010Chicago CubsTeam Payroll3413,250,000-40696++2,812,412400,00084,987,001
2011Baltimore OriolesTeam Payroll357,250,00013.125121487++2,722,607414,00092,237,001
2011Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll357,250,00013.125121187++2,722,607414,00092,237,001
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red