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Source: Phillies Give 1-year Deal to LHP Dontrelle Willis

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 on condition of anonymity today because the deal is pending a physical, says Willis will make about $1 million.

Willis, 30, 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.

Willis is expected to pitch out of the bullpen for the Phillies, who have won five straight NL East titles. He’s 72-69, with a 4.17 ERA, in nine seasons with four teams.

Willis has made just three relief appearances in 205 career games.

    (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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