The Indians now have a pitcher named C.C. Lee, may have perfected cloning
CC Sabathia won the 2007 AL Cy Young Award with the Indians. He was traded the following season. Cliff Lee won the 2008 AL Cy Young Award with the Indians. He was traded the following season. Both pitchers are now elsewhere, but Cleveland apparently had a master plan of storing their DNA until the time was right to unveil an ungodly amalgamation of the two of them: C.C. Lee, who was promoted from Triple-A Columbus to Cleveland on Friday.
C.C. Lee doesn't look a whole lot like either former ace. And most suspiciously, he pitches with his right hand, unlike either of his namesakes. There's a very slight chance that the Indians brass are not, in fact, cloning pioneers. No matter what the situation is, I'm sure if C.C. Lee pitches even somewhat as well as either CC or Lee did for them, Cleveland will be happy.
-- Dan Wohl / MLB.com