Derailed: Phillies release Willis

Dontrelle Willis just doesn’t have it in him anymore. The 30-year-old left-hander was released by the Phillies this morning, opening another spot on their 40-man roster. Willis, who battled a little bit of arm fatigue last week, had been terrible this spring. He allowed five runs on five hits and four walks in only 2 … Continue reading Derailed: Phillies release Willis


Willis experiences soreness

Phillies pitching coach Rich Dubee isn’t too pleased with left-hander relief pitcher Dontrelle Willis for not fully disclosing some soreness in his left arm. Willis, who did tell Dubee he was sore, said he was able to pitch anyway. Willis went ahead and pitched, giving up four runs in 2/3 of an inning to the Houston … Continue reading Willis experiences soreness

Pitching didn’t show up in Phillies loss

Dontrelle Willis indicated his arm is tired and could step back from current program. “I was horseshit,” he said. — Matt Gelb (@magelb) March 7, 2012   Dontrelle Willis and Pat Misch have two things in common today: luck wasn’t on their side. The two lefties were shelled for a combined eight runs, five earned … Continue reading Pitching didn’t show up in Phillies loss

Rollins will continue to represent Philadelphia

It shouldn’t surprise anyone that a piece like this was going to be written judging by the name of this website and the logo that graces it ever so beautifully. That silhouette represents the one person who has played short stop for the Phillies the past 11 seasons. And now, he will continue to man … Continue reading Rollins will continue to represent Philadelphia

Official Phillies v Rollins Post

This will be a running thread to update on the Jimmy Rollins situation. Dec. 15 6:30 PM — Newly signed pitcher Dontrelle Willis believes his good friend Jimmy Rollins will re-sign with the Phillies. “He was probably more excited about the deal than I was,” Willis said of Rollins. Willis and Rollins grew up together … Continue reading Official Phillies v Rollins Post

Phillies sign veteran Willis

It has been confirmed by Matt Gelb that Dontrelle Willis has signed a one-year deal with the Phillies. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick first reported that the Philadelphia were close to a one-year, $1 million-plus deal (including incentives) with the left-hander pending a physical. Willis will be 30 in January. The speculation started last night when Shane … Continue reading Phillies sign veteran Willis

Whatever: Just another game for Cliff Lee

If you could describe tonight’s performance by Cliff Lee, it would be “whatever.” The effortless way Lee retires hitters. The fact that this was just another game for the left-hander, who has bigger things on his mind. Sniffing a ring the last two years has had Cliff Lee breezing through each team he faces this … Continue reading Whatever: Just another game for Cliff Lee