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Ducks' Dontrelle Willis signed by Angels

Dontrelle Willis of the Long Island Ducks delivers

Dontrelle Willis of the Long Island Ducks delivers a pitch during a game against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. (July 15, 2013) Credit: Kathleen Malone-Van Dyke

Ducks pitcher Dontrelle Willis has been signed by the Los Angeles Angels, the Ducks announced Sunday.

Willis will report to Triple-A Salt Lake, Newsday's Ian Cutler has learned.

In 14 starts, Willis led the Atlantic League with a 2.56 ERA. He went 5-4 and recorded 52 strikeouts in 87 2/3 innings.

In nine MLB seasons, with the Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers, Arizona Diamondbacks and Cincinnati Reds, Willis has a 4.17 career ERA and 896 career strikeouts.


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