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Indians sign pitcher Lee after impressive Olympics for Taiwan

Updated: September 16, 2008, 7:20 PM ET
Associated Press

CLEVELAND -- Impressed by his outings for Taiwan in the Olympics, the Cleveland Indians signed pitcher Chen-Chang Lee on Tuesday.

"He has had a great deal of experience and success pitching at the highest level of international competition," said John Mirabelli, the Indians' assistant general manager in charge of scouting.

"We have scouted him since he was 16 years old and believe he has the skills to rise quickly through our farm system," he said.

The 21-year-old righty pitched ...

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