Corey Lee

Corey Lee

Corey played at Clayton High earning All-State and CAA Conference Player of the Year honors for both his junior and senior campaigns.  He went on to play at NC State compiling a 15-5 career record with a 3.22 era in 3 seasons for the Pack.  He was a first round supplemental pick (32nd) for the Texas Rangers; ascending to the major leagues briefly in 1999.  Corey played for the Nippon Ham Fighters in Japan for parts of two seasons and has been on staff at NC State on two different occasions.  Corey is a certified instructor for Narron Pro Hitting.

Professional Experience

  • 1996-2001       Texas Rangers organization


  • 2002                Chicago White Sox organization


  • 2003                Pitching Coach at NC State

(New York Yankees big league camp)

(Tommy John surgery)

  • 2004-2005       Los Angeles Angels organization


  • 2005-2006       Nippon Ham Fighters

(Pacific League-Japan)

  • 2007-2008       DNP

(Shoulder surgeries 2006, 2008)

  • 2009                Bridgeport Bluefish

(Atlantic League)

  • 2010                 Baseball Operations assistant at NC State

Professional Accomplishments

  • Four time All-Star in the minor leagues (making All-Stars at every minor league level: A, AA,AAA)
  • Texas Rangers Minor League Pitcher of the Year (1997)
  • Member of two championship teams (1998 Tulsa Drillers, 2006 Nippon Ham Fighters)

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