Willis signs to 3-year extension worth $29 million with Tigers
Pitcher Dontrelle Willis reached agreement on a three-year, $29 million contract extension with the Detroit Tigers, two weeks after coming over from Florida in an eight-player trade.
The Tigers acquired Willis and star third baseman Miguel Cabrera from the Marlins in a deal for top prospects Andrew Miller and Cameron Maybin and four other minor leaguers.
Willis joins a Detroit rotation that includes Justin Verlander, Jeremy Bonderman, Nate Robertson and Kenny Rogers.
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