Willis Deal Officially Done


The Cincinnati Reds have signed pitcher Dontrelle Willis to a minor league contract. The details of the contract have not yet been reported, but ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reported the signing.

Willis is best remembered for his high leg kick and success as a Florida Marlin. He has struggled to command his pitches in recent years and has had sparring success. More details will undoubtedly come later. His career statistics are listed below:

Year Age Tm W L ERA SO Awards
2003 21 FLA 14 6 3.30 142 AS,MVP-34,RoY-1
2004 22 FLA 10 11 4.02 139
2005 23 FLA 22 10 2.63 170 AS,CYA-2,MVP-11
2006 24 FLA 12 12 3.87 160
2007 25 FLA 10 15 5.17 146
2008 26 DET 0 2 9.38 18
2009 27 DET 1 4 7.49 17
2010 28 TOT 2 3 5.62 47
2010 28 DET 1 2 4.98 33
2010 28 ARI 1 1 6.85 14
FLA (5 yrs) 68 54 3.78 757
DET (3 yrs) 2 8 6.86 68
ARI (1 yr) 1 1 6.85 14
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 11/22/2010.

Dontrelle Willis (Photo: Baseball Authority)


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