Derrek Lee to remain a Cub

Updated: July 28, 2010, 9:30 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

HOUSTON -- Chicago Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee has told the organization he prefers to remain a Cub rather than accept a trade, general manager Jim Hendry told ESPNChicago.com on Wednesday.

The Los Angeles Angels proposed a trade to the Cubs for Lee, according to a major league source, and Hendry approached Lee on July 21, when he was ready to make a trade. But Lee turned down the deal as is his right because he has been in the league for 10 years and five with the same team. He then ...

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