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Detroit Bullpen Will Be Key To Dontrelle Willis’ Success

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Dontrelle Willis wasn't a one-hit-wonder. He wasn't a flash-in-the-pan kid who fooled hitters for only one summer.

He won 58 games before he was 25-years-old. He played a critical role for a World Series Champion. He nearly won a Cy Young Award.

Dontrelle Willis still has the physical tools to be a dominant major league pitcher—he is too young to have lost that already.  

What Dontrelle lost was the confidence, the swagger, and the bravado that he displayed on the mound as a kid in Florida.

I don't know how he lost it; was it the constant rebuilding that took place in Florida? Was it the pressure to succeed in a new city after the trade? What I do know is that the guy couldn't throw...

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