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Cubs' Lee likely out for season to tend to daughter

Updated: September 18, 2006, 4:49 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee could be out for the rest of the season because of his 3-year-old daughter's illness.

"You break your wrist and you think that's a big deal. Then something like this happens and it kind of slaps you in the face of what really matters." -- Derrek Lee

Lee had missed the last two games before he said Sunday he was taking a leave of absence to be with his wife and child.

"My daughter's lost some vision in one eye ...

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