Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Cincinnati Reds Cut Struggling Dontrelle Willis
Since his days in Florida, he's made stops in Detroit, Arizona, San Francisco and now Cincinnati. His 3.87 ERA in 2006, his second to last season with the Marlins, was his lowest in the last four years. His very first season in Detroit after being traded to the Tigers, he shocked baseball with an 0-2 record and a 9.38 ERA in seven starts.
The following season, Willis once again couldn't fix the struggles he was going through. In seven starts, he finished with a 1-4 record and an astounding 7.49 ERA.
You definitely wish the best for him and hope there's a pitching coach who can fix what's gone wrong with this young pitcher. If he can't find anyone who can get him back on track, could he be considered one of the biggest flops in baseball history?
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