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Leyland: Dontrelle Willis looks good

Feb 26, 2010, 4:03 PM EDT

A tweet from Tigers beat writer Jason Beck:

Leyland on
Dontrelle today: “Very, very impressed. Nice, smooth delivery. Good
command overall. Very good. I’m very happy with what I saw.”

Early spring training bullpen sessions are notoriously poor indicators of future performance, but if Willis can pitch a lick this year it would be wonderful news. For Willis, the Tigers and everyone else.

  1. OsandRoyals - Feb 26, 2010 at 5:25 PM

    I’m not sure this is as good an indicator as it seems. Dontrelle’s delivery always seemed awkward to me, which was probably a key to his success.
    Hopefully I’m wrong though. I’d love for Willis to refind himself and just enjoy the game

  2. Old Gator - Feb 26, 2010 at 11:53 PM

    A great kid who was a joy to watch down here. I’ve got my fingers crossed for him, webbing and all.

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