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New York Yankees Should Look into Dontrelle Willis Trade

upon a time, Dontrelle Willis was one of the rising stars in baseball.

With his affable personality, infectious smile, bizarre mechanics, "Rockette-eqsue" leg kick and nasty stuff, Willis was beloved by fans of the Florida Marlins and left opposing fans in awe.

After winning the NL Rookie of the Year Award in 2003 and playing in two All-Star Games (2003 and 2005), Willis has had—to say the least—issues.

Since being traded from the Florida Marlins to the Detroit Tigers in the same deal that bought first baseman Miguel Cabrera to Detroit, Willis has been dreadful.

In 30 games with the Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks, Willis is 3-9 with a 6.86 ERA, 2.11 WHIP, 119 walks and 82 strikeouts.

OK, perhaps dreadful ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees

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