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Cubs sign Dontrelle Willis

The long journey taken by Dontrelle Willis apparently is coming back to where it began — with the Cubs.

The Cubs have signed the left-hander, whom they drafted in 2000, to a minor league contract. The deal is pending a physical and does not include an invitation to the major league camp.

The Cubs traded the high-kicking Willis to the Marlins in 2002 and he won a league-high 22 games with a 2.63 ERA in 2005. His career headed downhill quickly after that.

Two seasons ago, he was 1-6 for the Reds and then last year retired from baseball after a short stint with the Orioles.

 

By Dave van Dyck, Tribune reporter

dvandyck@tribune.com

Twitter @davandyck

Copyright © 2013 Chicago Tribune Company, LLC

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2 Comments to “Cubs sign Dontrelle Willis”

    Tired of the Morons said:
    January 6, 2013 at 2:52 PM

    The Cubs could sign God and they still would suck. As long as the brainless lemmings know as Cubs fans keep showing up they will keep putting a minor league team on the field.

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