Cliff Lee News Archive
Despite developing a blister on his hand during his last outing, Lee will start Tuesday against the Nationals.
Lee did not pitch the eighth inning of his start against the Twins due to a blister on his hand, Ryan Lawrence of the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Lee pitched seven solid innings and moved to 8-2 on the season after earning the win on Thursday against the Twins. He allowed two runs on three hits and one walk and struck out six hitters.
Lee allowed four runs (three earned) on eight hits in seven innings Friday. He struck out nine and walked three.
Lee said acknowledged that his name is likely to come up frequently in trade rumors if the Phillies continue to struggle, FoxSports.com reports. "Nothing I can do about it, so I'm not going to get too caught up in it," Lee said.
Lee tossed eight innings of four-hit ball Tuesday, giving up one earned run while fanning a season-high eight and walking none to pick up the win over the Red Sox.
Lee delivered a complete game three-hit shutout of the Marlins on Wednesday, striking out five and walking two in the 3-0 win.