Angels Sign Dontrelle Willis to Minor-League Deal


Jared Wickerham/Getty Images(ANAHEIM) — The Los Angeles Angels signed former National League Rookie of the Year Dontrelle Willis to a minor-league deal Sunday.

The 31-year-old Willis has not pitched in the majors since 2011.

Willis compiled a 72-69 record and a 4.17 ERA throughout nine big league seasons with the Marlins, Tigers, Diamondbacks and Reds.

This season Willis has been pitching for the Long Island Ducks of the Atlantic League. There, he compiled a 2.57 ERA and 1.38 WHIP in 14 starts, and was named an All-Star.

Willis will report to Triple-A Salt Lake.

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