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Dontrelle Willis in need of fresh start?

The agent of Tigers pitcher Dontrelle Willis informed's Jason Beck that his client would benefit from a fresh start in a new environment. Willis is 1-2 with a 4.98 ERA but 33 strike outs to 29 walks, and a 1.78 WHIP.

"On Dontrelle's end, I think it's going to be a relief getting a fresh start," Sosnick said Sunday night. "If anything's going to get him back, it's going to be a fresh start."

Willis has certainly battled confidence issues, among other things, and his agent thinks his client needs a new team and city so he can focus solely on baseball.

"Wherever [Willis] goes next," Sosnick said, "I think he hopes he can be successful without him being the guy that has all these issues as opposed to being [another pitcher]. His playing games in Detroit was kind of secondary to figuring out why he wasn't the same guy who won the rookie of the year [in 2003]. ...

In terms of where Willis will wind up, the possibilities are pretty open. Let's hear some ideas...