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Dontrelle Willis Jimmy Rollins and Willis both attended Encinal High in Alameda, are longtime friends and often trade barbs about who is better. But they've never been teammates, until now. Well, maybe. "He was probably...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A person familiar with the deal says the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a one-year contract with lefty Dontrelle Willis. The person, who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity on Tuesday because the deal is pending a physical, says Willis will make about 1 million. The 30-year-old Willis was the 2003 NL Rookie of the Year with Florida...

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Monday's signing of Dontrelle Willis by the Philadelphia Phillies for one year, $1 million is a bit surprising. In fact, we don't see the point in it whatsoever. The 30-year-old lefty went 1-6 with a nice, round 5.00 ERA last season with the Cincinnati Reds, who saw just about enough of that. I mean, really. Willis is going to round out their pitching staff? It'...

Phillies sign Dontrelle Willis to 1-year deal

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed lefty Dontrelle Willis to a one-year contract, worth $850,000. The 30-year-old Willis was the 2003 NL Rookie of the Year with Florida and finished second in Cy Young Award voting in 2005. He was 1-6 with a 5.00 ERA for Cincinnati last year. The deal was announced Thursday, and includes $400,000 in performance bonuses, including $25,000 for...

Phillies Take Low-Risk, Could Get Big Reward on Willis

Today, the Phillies officially announced the signing of well-traveled and charismatic lefty, Dontrelle Willis, to a one-year, $1M deal with incentives. While Willis has seen very little success as a starting pitcher over the last few years, the Phillies were the team that did the right thing by convincing him to make the full-time move to the bullpen. This is a tremendous low-cost...

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D-train Baby! During last season, I wrote this in the comment section about Dontrelle Willis:it's hard to believe that a pitcher that young and that good (and left handed) could fall so fast and stay down for so long. it is really quite a shame because he was a lot of fun to watch. and he could hit, too.he was one of my favorite players to watch for a year or two. i've been...

Phils, LHP Willis agree on 1-year deal (AP)

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Left-hander Willis signs with Phillies for one year

The Philadelphia Phillies have signed lefty Dontrelle Willis to a one-year contract, worth $850,000.

As the Phils tender deals to their four arbitration eligible players, reports are coming out saying that they have signed a one-year deal with pitcher Dontrelle Willis.

The Phils have tendered contracts to the four players on the team who are still arbitration eligible after they had traded Ben Francisco to the Blue Jays: Cole Hamels, Hunter Pence, Kyle Kendrick and Wilson Vladez. Although it is expected that all four will receive an increase in salary whether they accept the proffered contracts, or go through arbitration, most of the fanbase would...

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Saturday Morning Reading Material

Happy Saturday everyone! I hope everyone has wrapped up (pun intended) their Christmas shopping for the season, and for those unfortunate souls that haven't yet, I'll say a prayer for you. However, here's one gift you won't have to wait until December 25th to enjoy. For your viewing pleasure, I give you the gift of several Reds-related links. Enjoy. *...
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