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  1. Cliff Lee has already begun throwing off a mound

    Jan 20, 2015, 11:21 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee is expected to be ready for the start of spring training and will become trade bait this summer if he can prove that he’s fully healthy.

  2. Cliff Lee close to throwing off mound

    Jan 17, 2015, 3:21 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee managed to avoid surgery after being limited to just 13 starts last season due to a flexor pronator strain, but he’s still a big question mark coming into 2015. The Phillies hope to get a sense on his progress soon.

  3. Are Cliff Lee, Marlon Byrd and Jonathan Papelbon “bad guys” in the clubhouse?

    Nov 6, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

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    See, I used this shadowed picture of Cliff Lee because . . . well, I’m not going to explain the symbolism, as it’s all rather complex and esoteric.

  4. Phillies expect Cliff Lee to avoid surgery, be ready for Opening Day

    Sep 11, 2014, 11:19 AM EST

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    Lee is under contract for $25 million next season, plus $27.5 million or a $12.5 million buyout for 2016.

  5. Phillies shut down Cliff Lee for the season

    Aug 7, 2014, 12:46 PM EST

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    The good news, however, is that after being examined by a specialist it’s been determined that Lee won’t require surgery.

  6. Cliff Lee placed on DL with recurrence of flexor pronator strain

    Jul 31, 2014, 11:19 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee has aggravated the flexor pronator strain that has already cost him two months. It’s safe to say that his season is over.

  7. Cliff Lee struggles in first start back from disabled list

    Jul 21, 2014, 10:29 PM EST

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    Plenty of scouts were in attendance tonight for Cliff Lee’s first start in the majors in over two months. They likely didn’t come away impressed.

  8. Cliff Lee will rejoin the Phillies’ rotation Monday

    Jul 18, 2014, 8:02 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee struggled in a minor-league rehab start Monday at Single-A, allowing eight runs and failing to make it out of the fifth inning as he comes back from elbow problems, but the Phillies have decided he’s ready to rejoin the rotation.

  9. Cliff Lee was roughed up in his minor league rehab start Monday

    Jul 15, 2014, 12:30 AM EST

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    Cliff Lee is slated to return from the disabled list one week from today against the Giants in Philadelphia, but his final tuneup in the minors didn’t go smoothly.

  10. Cliff Lee on track to return to Phillies’ rotation July 21

    Jul 13, 2014, 12:31 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee is on track to return to the Phillies’ starting rotation on July 21. The veteran left-hander has been out since the middle of May because of a muscle strain in his pitching elbow but could be an attractive name at this year’s trade deadline.

  11. Cliff Lee tosses four innings in rehab start at Single-A

    Jul 10, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    Cliff Lee’s first minor-league rehab start was cut short by bad weather, but the Phillies left-hander took the mound at Single-A for the second time last night and tossed four innings as planned.

  12. Cliff Lee “was trying to hurry” through his first rehab start before rain washed it away

    Jul 7, 2014, 10:15 AM EST

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    “You could see the weather coming, so I was trying to hurry.”

  13. Cliff Lee cleared to begin rehab assignment on Sunday

    Jul 2, 2014, 8:33 PM EST

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    Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee threw 60 pitches in a three-inning simulated game on Tuesday afternoon and he woke up Wednesday morning without any abnormal physical issues. So he’s moving on to the next big step in his recovery from a left elbow strain.

  14. Cliff Lee throws three-inning simulated game, could be ready for a minor league rehab start

    Jul 1, 2014, 6:22 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee threw a successful three-inning simulated game on Tuesday and could be ready for a minor league rehab assignment.

  15. Cliff Lee is almost ready to make the next step in rehab from elbow injury

    Jun 23, 2014, 8:48 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee has been sidelined for over a month due to a flexor strain in his elbow, but the Phillies are beginning to map out a plan for his return.

  16. Cliff Lee throws bullpen, says something is “still there” in left elbow

    Jun 20, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee is slowly making progress, but said that something is “still there” in his injured left elbow. The Phillies hope he can return by the All-Star break.

  17. Cliff Lee throws off a mound for the first time since being diagnosed with a left elbow strain

    Jun 17, 2014, 11:02 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee threw 20 fastballs off a mound on Tuesday. It was his first bullpen session since he landed on the disabled list with a flexor strain in his left elbow.

  18. Cliff Lee throws a baseball for the first time since May 18

    Jun 11, 2014, 10:18 PM EST

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    Phillies ace Cliff Lee played a light game of catch on Wednesday. It was the first time he had picked up a baseball since landing on the disabled list in mid-May with an elbow strain.

  19. Cliff Lee is “very close to picking up a ball”

    Jun 10, 2014, 7:18 PM EST

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    Finally a dose of hope for injured ace Cliff Lee. Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg told Matt Gelb at the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday evening that the left-hander is nearly over the discomfort in his pitching elbow and “very close to picking up a ball.”

  20. Cliff Lee can’t start a throwing program because his elbow still hurts

    Jun 3, 2014, 10:51 AM EST

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    For the second straight week Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee has been unable to begin a throwing program because of continued soreness in his elbow.

  21. Cliff Lee still has some elbow soreness and isn’t ready to throw

    May 26, 2014, 8:14 PM EST

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    Cliff Lee was placed on the disabled list last week with a Grade 1-2 strain of the flexor-pronator tendon in his elbow. He’s not close to rejoining the Phillies.

  22. Cliff Lee diagnosed with strained elbow, pitched through pain for several weeks

    May 21, 2014, 11:03 AM EST

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    In what qualifies as relatively good news considering they sent him for MRI exam, the Phillies have placed left-hander Cliff Lee on the disabled list with a flexor strain of his elbow.

  23. Cliff Lee undergoing MRI on left elbow

    May 20, 2014, 6:35 PM EST

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    No pitcher is safe from the elbow injury epidemic. According to CSNPhilly.com’s Jim Salisbury, Phillies ace Cliff Lee underwent an MRI on his left elbow Tuesday after complaining of discomfort.

  24. Cliff Lee is doing just fine, thanks

    Apr 22, 2014, 9:23 AM EST

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    The Phillies’ ace is back to his usual dominance.

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