Oakland's Willis Signs Minor League Deal With Reds

November 23, 2010, 12:00 am
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Nov. 22, 2010

CSNBayArea.com staff
Oakland native Dontrelle Willis has signed a Minor League contract with the Cincinnati Reds, according to MLB.com.Willis signed a Minor League contract with the Giants on July 15 and went 0-1 with a 6.14 ERA in 7.1 innings pitched between the Giants' rookie league team and their AAA-Fresno affiliate.In his rookie season with the Marlins in 2003, Willis went 14-6 with a 3.30 ERA and won the N.L. Rookie of the Year Award.Willis, along with Giants catcher Buster Posey, is one of six players to win the World Series and the Rookie of the Year award in the last 30 seasons.