Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee is a career .407 hitter (11-for-27) against Phillies lefty Cliff Lee with three homers and a 1.222 OPS
Insight: Lee (.265, 9 HR, 74 RBI) isn't the dominant fantasy hitter that he used to be but he's certainly worth a start on Friday.
9/27/2012 12:43:00 PM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee will face Braves righthander Tommy Hanson on Thursday, a pitcher he's hitting .444 against for his career.
Insight: Lee (.264, 9 HR, 73 RBI) isn't the dominant fantasy hitter that he used to be but he's certainly worth a start with Hanson (12-9, 4.46 ERA) pitching on Thursday.
9/22/2012 9:56:00 AM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee has frequently had success against Mets starter R.A. Dickey, batting .310 with one homer and five RBIs in 29 at-bats against the knuckleballer.
Insight: Lee is only hitting .254 with a .681 OPS in 70 games with the Marlins but his 9-for-29 against Dickey makes him a good start Saturday.
9/17/2012 9:35:00 AM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee has frequently had success against Atlanta veteran Tim Hudson with a career .343 batting average (12-for-35) and 10 RBI in their head-to-head matchups.
Insight: Lee has a nine-game hitting streak, but is only batting .286 over that span with a .774 OPS. He's become a singles hitter, but this is a favorable matchup.
9/16/2012 10:31:00 AM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee has an eight-game hitting streak and he'll face a pitcher Sunday he's always had success against in Marlins starter Ricky Nolasco.
Insight: Lee is essentially a high-priced singles hitter now, but he has five of those in 12 at-bats against Nolasco so start him if you own him.
9/12/2012 10:00:00 AM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee is a career .375 hitter with three homers and seven RBI in 24 career at-bats against Phillies lefty Cliff Lee.
Insight: Lee's numbers have decreased since leaving the comfort of Houston for a new home in Miami. He's batting .257 with three homers and 38 RBI in 62 games for the Marlins.
9/6/2012 12:01:00 PM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee will sit out Thursday's game against the Brewers.
Insight: It looks like just a day of rest for the veteran first baseman. He's hitting .260 with three homers and 34 RBI since his midseason trade from Houston.
8/26/2012 2:49:00 PM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee has a nice track record against Dodgers starter Aaron Harang. In 46 previous encounters, Lee has hit .370 against him with a homer and eight RBI.
Insight: Lee (.279, 7 HR, 59 RBI) is mostly a singles hitter nowadays and just one for his last 19 but that shouldn't prevent him from having a productive afternoon Sunday versus Harang (9-7, 3.65 ERA).
8/17/2012 10:18:00 AM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee is a career .500 hitter in 10 at-bats versus Colorado starter Jeff Francis, including three extra base hits and a 1.583 OPS.
Insight: Lee (.287, 7 HR, 55 RBI) doesn't have the power he once did, but he's having a nice August batting .309 with an .803 OPS. He's got a favorable matchup on Friday which should be utilized.
8/12/2012 12:46:00 PM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee belongs on your bench on Sunday. He's hitting a dismal .176 against Los Angeles starter Chris Capuano.
Insight: Lee (.288, 6 HR, 54 RBI) is coming off a recent 14-game hitting streak but starting him on Sunday isn't a wise move.
8/9/2012 9:24:00 AM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee has a 13-game hitting streak and a favorable matchup Thursday against Mets ace R.A. Dickey.
Insight: Evidently, Dickey hasn't been able to fool Lee with his knuckleball. In 21 career at-bats, Lee has eight hits and five RBIs. Start him Thursday.
8/3/2012 10:12:00 AM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee is a .474 hitter (9-for-19) against Washington starter John Lannan with a pair of homers and a 1.447 OPS.
Insight: Lee (.290, 6 HRs, 43 RBIs) is no longer the power hitter he once was, but he's still a viable fantasy option. Start him on Friday.
8/1/2012 3:54:00 PM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee will go up against Ben Sheets on Wednesday, a hitter he's had a good amount of success against in his career. He's hitting .368 in 19 at bats versus the Atlanta righthander.
Insight: Lee (.283, 6 HRs, 41 RBIs) is 4-for-7 so far in this series and overall, he is hitting .357 against the Braves this season.
7/30/2012 10:25:00 PM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee went 3-for-3 Monday against the Braves, but all three hits were singles.
Insight: Even though Lee has been hitting cleanup for the Marlins, he's nothing more than a singles hitter at this point in his career. If you're in a mixed league, you likely can do better than him in the outfield and you definitely can do better at first base.
7/17/2012 9:45:00 AM
Description: Miami first baseman Carlos Lee is just 2-for-15 against Cubs starter Travis Wood.
Insight: Since joining the Marlins, Lee is batting .259 with no homers and just three RBI. That's the kind of lack of production Miami was getting before they made the decision to trade for him.
7/8/2012 8:30:00 PM
Description: Since collecting two hits in his Marlins debut Thursday against Milwaukee, first baseman Carlos Lee is 0-9. He went 0-3 with a strikeout Sunday against the Cardinals.
Insight: Hopefully Lee (.280, 5 HRs, 29 RBIs) can find his swing again when the second half opens up. Miami's next game will be on Friday against the first-place Washington Nationals.
7/6/2012 11:20:00 AM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee is a career .450 hitter (18-for-40) against Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook with a pair of homers and a 1.211 OPS.
Insight: The acquisition of Lee by the Marlins puts him in a better position to knock in runs with a more dangerous lineup surrounding him.
7/5/2012 11:27:00 AM
Description: Marlins first baseman Carlos Lee is batting third and playing first base Thursday in his first game with the team.
Insight: The acquisition of Lee forced Gaby Sanchez to the minors. Lee should benefit from playing in a better lineup in Miami, but his power numbers likely won't change much considering Marlins Park is 23rd in baseball in home run factor, according to MLB Park Factors.
7/4/2012 6:15:00 PM
Description: ESPN's Buster Olney is reporting that Houston has dealt first baseman Carlos Lee to Miami for two prospects. Lee was removed in the seventh inning Wednesday against Pittsburgh.
Insight: The Marlins were not part of Lee's limited no-trade clause, according to the Houston Chronicle. Lee is hitting .286 with five homers and 29 RBIs this season, numbers that likely won't improve in Miami's pitcher-friendly ballpark.
6/30/2012 8:58:00 PM
Description: Houston first baseman Carlos Lee is unlikely to waive his no-trade clause, which would allow him to be traded to the Dodgers.
Insight: A deal is already in place but Lee's contract allows him to have the final say and it looks like he's going to veto the trade. The 36-year-old is hitting .285 with five homers and 29 RBIs in 62 games for the Astros in 2012.
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