Dontrelle Willis is probably going to make the Tigers' rotation

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Dontrelle Willis Tigers.JPGAmazing stuff from Tigers camp:  Armando Galarraga is optioned to Toledo. Dontrelle Willis today: 3 IP, 0 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 2K.  For the spring D-Train has allowed only five hits and one earned run in ten innings pitched.

A month ago, Willis said he was utterly lost. He called himself “terrible” and gave no indication that he was doing anything other than showing up to camp as his contract requires before silently bowing out of baseball.  Now? He could make the Tigers rotation.

Baseball is full of boring players. When he’s functioning properly, Dontrelle Willis is a joy to watch. I’m hoping like crazy he succeeds.