Derrek Lee Is Hurting the Cubs by Refusing Trade to Dodgers

July 28, 2010 by  

Sure, it's Lee's right to decline any trade, something the man has earned through his  "10 & 5" rights, not to mention his no-trade clause.

However, if Lee was thinking about anyone other than himself, he would acquiesce and go to the Dodgers for another chance at the playoffs, while giving the Cubs an opportunity to land a prospect and secure some salary relief.

But no, it seems that D-Lee either doesn't want the pressure of being in a pennant race as the new face on a winning team, or he just wants to stick it to the Cubs.

Either way, it's a selfish move that greatly diminishes his credibility.

Now, if you think this is a sign of loyalty, think again. Be...

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