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Dontrelle Willis

32-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: NO   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 1/12/1982   BORN: Oakland, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 8th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Dontrelle Willis Contract Information:

Signed a minor league contract with the Giants in January of 2014.

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Dontrelle Willis Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 23 MAJ FLA 40 34 5 236.3 213 69 11 170 55 22 10 0 2.63 1.13
2006 24 MAJ FLA 35 34 1 223.3 234 96 21 160 83 12 12 0 3.87 1.42
2007 25 MAJ FLA 38 35 0 205.3 241 118 29 146 87 10 15 0 5.17 1.60
2008 26 A Lak 6 5 0 28.0 30 14 2 18 11 0 3 0 4.50 1.46
2008 26 AAA TOL 6 6 0 28.3 34 14 2 20 14 3 1 0 4.45 1.69
2008 26 MAJ DET 8 7 0 24.0 18 25 4 18 35 0 2 0 9.38 2.21
2009 27 A Lak 1 1 0 7.0 8 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 5.14 1.14
2009 27 AA ERI 1 1 0 6.0 3 2 1 6 3 1 0 0 3.00 1.00
2009 27 AAA TOL 5 5 0 24.3 22 13 1 15 17 1 2 0 4.81 1.60
2009 27 MAJ DET 7 7 0 33.7 37 28 4 17 28 1 4 0 7.49 1.93
2010 28 R Sco 5 0 0 2.0 4 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 9.00 2.50
2010 28 AAA Fre 5 0 0 5.1 2 3 1 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 5.06 1.18
2010 28 MAJ ARI 6 5 0 22.3 24 17 3 14 27 1 1 0 0 0 6.85 2.28
2010 28 MAJ DET 9 8 0 43.3 48 24 3 33 29 1 2 0 0 0 4.98 1.78
2010  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ ARI/DET 15 13 0 65.7 72 41 6 47 56 2 3 0 0 0 5.62 1.95
2011 29 AAA Lou 13 13 0 75.1 71 22 5 67 20 5 2 0 0 0 2.63 1.21
2011 29 MAJ CIN 13 13 0 75.7 78 42 6 57 37 1 6 0 0 0 5.00 1.52
2012 30 AAA Nor 4 1 0 6.1 10 6 0 4 4 0 3 0 0 0 8.53 2.30
2013 31 AAA Sal 5 4 0 21.0 20 15 3 12 14 2 1 0 0 0 6.43 1.62
2014 32 AAA Fre 2 0 0 .2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 5.00
3-Year Averages MAJ   13 13 0 75.7 78 42 6 57 37 1 6 0 0 0 5.00 1.52
Career  (View All) MAJ   225 202 8 1,221.7 1251 566 114 896 500 72 69 0 4.17 1.43

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Dontrelle Willis Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2011602027101.127

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20112743735711125.305

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201140.0040272155.851.63

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201135.7120301614.041.40
Dontrelle Willis Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 23 MAJ FLA 40 34 236.3 6.47 2.09 3.09 0.42 77.4% 2.63 3.09 .289
2006 24 MAJ FLA 35 34 223.3 6.45 3.34 1.93 0.85 1.47 74.7% 3.87 4.14 .312
2007 25 MAJ FLA 38 35 205.3 6.40 3.81 1.68 1.27 1.35 70.2% 5.17 4.93 .329
2008 26 A Lak 6 5 28.0 5.79 3.54 1.64 0.64 69.2% 4.50 4.02 .315
2008 26 AAA TOL 6 6 28.3 6.35 4.45 1.43 0.64 73.9% 4.45 4.19 .348
2008 26 MAJ DET 8 7 24.0 6.75 13.13 0.51 1.50 1.08 57.1% 88.5 MPH 9.38 8.39 .220
2009 27 A Lak 1 1 7.0 2.57 0.00 0.00 1.29 57.1% 5.14 4.49 .283
2009 27 AA ERI 1 1 6.0 9.00 4.50 2.00 1.50 80% 3.00 4.87 .155
2009 27 AAA TOL 5 5 24.3 5.55 6.29 0.88 0.37 68.4% 4.81 4.72 .281
2009 27 MAJ DET 7 7 33.7 4.54 7.49 0.61 1.07 2.04 60.7% 88.4 MPH 7.49 6.31 .297
2010 28 R Sco 5 0 2.0 4.50 4.50 1.00 4.50 75% 9.00 11.70 .393
2010 28 AAA Fre 5 0 5.1 10.59 7.06 1.50 1.76 60% 5.06 7.51 .107
2010 28 MAJ ARI 6 5 22.3 5.64 10.88 0.52 1.21 1.82 70.8% 88.0 MPH 6.85 7.72 .300
2010 28 MAJ DET 9 8 43.3 6.85 6.02 1.14 0.62 1.91 71.6% 88.0 MPH 4.98 4.72 .335
2010  (Multiple Teams) 28 MAJ ARI/DET 15 13 65.7 6.44 7.68 0.84 0.82 1.88 71.3% 88.0 MPH 5.62 5.60 .323
2011 29 AAA Lou 13 13 75.1 8.03 2.40 3.35 0.60 80.2% 2.63 3.12 .313
2011 29 MAJ CIN 13 13 75.7 6.78 4.40 1.54 0.71 2.30 67% 87.5 MPH 5.00 4.27 .315
2012 30 AAA Nor 4 1 6.1 5.90 5.90 1.00 0.00 57.1% 8.53 3.86 .431
2013 31 AAA Sal 5 4 21.0 5.14 6.00 0.86 1.29 61.3% 6.43 6.20 .265
2014 32 AAA Fre 2 0 .2 0.00 45.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 18.20 .000
3-Year Averages MAJ   13 13 75.7 6.78 4.40 1.54 0.71 67% 5.00 4.19 .315
Career MAJ   225 202 1,221.7 6.60 3.68 1.79 0.84 72.4% 4.17 4.22 .308

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2014 Stat Review for Dontrelle Willis    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.00 K/BB
TERRIBLE
0.00 K/9
TERRIBLE
45.00 BB/9
TERRIBLE
0.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.0 HR/9
ELITE
0.00 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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0.00 ERA
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5.00 WHIP
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18.20 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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LOW
100.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Dontrelle Willis (by OPS against, min 12 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Albert Pujols ANA 17 7 2 5 2 2 0 .412 .941 1.415
Jeff Francoeur SD 29 11 4 8 1 2 0 .379 .828 1.228
Jonny Gomes BOS 12 4 1 2 0 4 0 .333 .750 1.083
Carlos Ruiz PHI 12 5 1 3 0 1 0 .417 .667 1.083
Ryan Zimmerman WAS 24 9 0 3 5 2 1 .375 .583 1.066
Alfonso Soriano NY-A 26 10 1 3 3 5 0 .385 .577 1.025
David Wright NY-N 39 14 1 8 3 7 0 .359 .590 1.008
Troy Tulowitzki COL 13 4 1 4 1 3 0 .308 .615 .973
Marlon Byrd PHI 25 7 1 2 3 2 1 .280 .480 .880
Kelly Johnson NY-A 12 4 0 1 0 2 0 .333 .500 .833

Best Matchups for Dontrelle Willis (by OPS against, min 12 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jose Reyes TOR 53 15 0 3 2 5 0 .283 .377 .686
Aramis Ramirez MIL 22 5 0 5 3 4 0 .227 .364 .684
Shane Victorino BOS 19 4 0 2 3 2 0 .211 .263 .663
Jimmy Rollins PHI 63 14 1 10 2 8 0 .222 .333 .572
Bobby Abreu NY-N 37 9 0 2 1 8 0 .243 .297 .560
Clint Barmes PIT 15 2 1 1 1 4 1 .133 .333 .521
Jayson Werth WAS 14 3 0 3 0 4 0 .214 .214 .481
Xavier Nady SD 20 3 0 2 1 2 1 .150 .250 .440
Jason Lane SD 13 1 1 1 0 5 0 .077 .308 .385
Chase Utley PHI 30 4 0 7 1 11 1 .133 .133 .315

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Dontrelle Willis: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Willis (neck) made his debut with Triple-A Fresno on Saturday, retiring the only batter he faced.

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Willis will undergo an MRI after feeling something off in his neck while pitching, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

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Willis agreed to a minor league contract with the Giants on Friday, MLB.com reports.

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Willis pitched six scoreless innings while striking out five in his first start for Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday.

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Willis will make his season debut at Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday, the Orange County Register reports.

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Willis has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with the Angels, MLB.com reports.

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Willis (shoulder) was released by the Cubs on Saturday, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Willis (shoulder) is back on a normal throwing schedule in minor-league camp, CSN Chicago reports.

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Willis is experiencing fatigue in his left shoulder and will be evaluated by the Cubs, Carrie Muskat of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

There was no outlook written for Dontrelle Willis.

2012

Willis is a great human interest story (nice guy, great hitting-pitcher, good comeback meme), but he's not a fantasy asset. While he had an occasional nice start for the Reds, he got hit pretty hard down the stretch and still walks too many batters to be a useful starter. Lefties hit just .200/.274/.288 against him, so he might have a future as a lefty specialist.

2010

The 2009 campaign was another disaster for Willis. He spent the majority of the season in the minors recovering from an anxiety disorder that was discovered prior to the start of the season. His stint in the minors did little good as he struggled and went 1-4 with a 7.49 ERA and a 17:28 K:BB ratio in seven games with the Tigers. The Tigers still owe Willis $12 million for the 2010 season before he comes off the books, so there's a chance he'll see another opportunity with the club this season, but fantasy owners will want to stay far away.

2009

The Tigers made the foolish mistake of signing Willis to a three-year contract before he ever pitched in a game for them. Willis was coming off of a poor season in Florida and there was little reason to believe a move to Detroit would do anything to help him return to his earlier form. Willis struggled so badly that the Tigers sent him all the way back to Single-A and had him rework his trademark delivery with the hope of improving his poor command. Willis returned to the majors in September and the results indicated that the work in the minors didn't do a lot of good. The Tigers are now trying to find ways to unload Willis on another team but they are unlikely to find a match. Instead, the team will have to hope Willis can recapture his former magic. Fantasy owners are best off keeping away from Willis until he is able to show some consistency.

2008

The slide in his numbers that started in 2006 gained momentum in 2007, and he posted career-worst numbers in almost every relevant category you can think of: BB/9, K/BB, HR/9, opponents BA, opponents OPS... Willis' success always seemed based more on deceptiveness than pure stuff, and while his low 90s fastball is a quality pitch he's never developed consistency with his slider or change-up. The change of scene provided by a trade to a league not quite as used to seeing Willis' leg kick, and perhaps more importantly a new pitching coach and organization to re-focus his shaky mechanics, could lead to a turnaround but wait to see some evidence of improvement before you risk having Willis on your roster.

2007

Willis took a step back in 2006, setting new career worsts in walk rate and OAV, but his slight regression got lost amidst the hoopla surrounding all the successful major league debuts the Marlins enjoyed. Heading into his arbitration years, Florida has a tough decision to make with Willis. He is the much-loved face of the franchise, but he's also a pitcher who's had a heavy workload over the last few seasons and who's perceived value on the trade market might be greater than his actual value on the field. Depending on the development of a potential replacement for him in the high minors, don't be surprised if Willis gets dealt at mid-season to a team with deep pockets and prospects to burn.

2006

Willis took a big step toward becoming one of the NL's true aces in 2005, leading the NL in wins and shutouts, and finishing in the top five in ERA, innings and complete games. With Josh Beckett and A.J. Burnett now wearing different uniforms, Willis will front the Marlins rotation whether he's ready for it or not. Given the state of the offense his wins should take a tumble, but there's little reason to think the rest of his numbers will suffer. The only big danger is that his Rube Goldberg pitching motion will start flying apart if he presses too hard under the weight of his new status.

2005

The D-Train didn't derail in his sophomore season, but he did regress. At this point, now that major leagues hitters are used to his funky delivery, it's more an obstacle for Willis to overcome in keeping his mechanics consistent than it is an asset -- how he makes the necessary adjustments will determine how successful he is.

2004

Everyone climbed on board the D-Train after his promotion, and why not? He was charismatic, precocious and, most of all, unhittable. The league caught up with him a bit, and his home run rate jumped drastically in the second half, but for a 21-year-old the season was a huge success no matter how you look at it. Once the hype dies down, it'll be up to Willis to add some steak to the sizzle, something he may lack only experience to accomplish.

2003

Willis was a raw 19-year-old when he was included as part of the package the Marlins received for Matt Clement and Antonio Alfonseca. But a dominating season that saw him post a sub-2.00 ERA between Low- and High-A (with an awesome 128:24 K:BB ratio in 158 innings) cemented his status as one of the best lefty prospects in the minors. Assuming he hits no roadblocks, he should see Double-A in the second half of 2003, and could be in the majors by 2004.