Cubs give ailing Lee day off

Updated: March 28, 2010, 4:45 PM ET
Associated Press

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Cubs slugger Derrek Lee has been scratched from Chicago's lineup because of lingering pain in his foot.

Cubs manager Lou Piniella said before Sunday's game against the Seattle Mariners that his first baseman and primary run producer fouled a pitch off his foot in a game about a week ago and then again during subsequent batting practice. Piniella said Lee's foot is still bothering him, so he gave him the day off.

Lee had treatment Sunday morning at the team's ...

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