Nobody doesn’t like Derrek Lee tonight

Well, unless you’re a Reds fan.

First baseman Derrek Lee hit the third walk-off home run of his career, the others coming May 11, 2005 off Heath Bell and July 3, 2000 off Turk Wendell.

Yes, Lee’s been playing this game for a while.

Derrek Lee after his dramatic walk-off home run in the bottom of the 12th Friday night against the Reds

“I hit that one good,” he said of tonight’s shot into the left field seats off Cincinnati’s Jose Arrendondo. “It felt good to finally get one over the fence.”

The ball traveled an estimated 381 feet for Lee’s fifth homer of the season.

“It felt good to finally get a big hit, and it went over the fence,” he said. “It was definitely a good feeling. Hopefully, I can continue.”

Someone actually asked Lee whether he’s previously hit a home run on Fireworks Night.

“On a Fireworks Night? I don’t know. I guess,” he said.

“I knew I got that one. I put a good swing on that one. If that one didn’t go over the fence, we would have had some problems.”

Lee sent a sellout crowd home happy. Well, after the fireworks.

“This place is a beautiful park,” he said. “When the seats are full, it’s definitely a nice electricity. It would be nice to get a few more nights like that.”

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