Khalil Rashad Lee (born June 26, 1998) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the New York Mets of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Lee graduated from Flint Hill School in Oakton, Virginia, where he played on their baseball team as both a pitcher and outfielder. As a senior, he pitched to a 7–0 record with a 0.33 ERA, striking out 87 in 43 innings pitched, along with batting .471 with six home runs, 23 RBIs, a .634 OBP, and a .941 SLG. He was named the Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for the state of Virginia.
On February 10, 2021, the Royals traded Lee to the New York Mets in a three-team trade in which the Kansas City Royals acquired Andrew Benintendi and the Boston Red Sox acquired Franchy Cordero, Josh Winckowski, and three players to be named later.
On May 12, 2021, Lee was promoted to the major leagues for the first time. On May 15, Lee was optioned down to Triple-A without making an appearance. On May 17, Lee was recalled to the majors.
He made his MLB debut that day as a replacement for Kevin Pillar, who left due to injury and struck out in his only at bat. On May 21 during a game against the Miami Marlins, Lee hit a go-ahead double off of pitcher Adam Cimber down the right-field line in the top of the 12th inning, giving the Mets the lead. He collected his first big league hit and his first RBI. The Mets won the game 6-5.
There are no details about his marital status. He may be married or unmarried. There are also no rumors about his wife and girlfriend.