Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Whatchu talkin' 'bout Shapiro? Is Willis in Tribe's plans?

Is the D Train about to stop in Cleveland?

Yahoo Sports is reporting today that the Indians are among a number of teams talking with the Marlins about acquiring lefty Dontrelle Willis. That might have been good news at one time. Maybe even last year. But Willis hasn't won a game for the Marlins since May 29 and he hasn't notched a quality start since June 26. In July, the D Train has thrown 22 2/3 innings, allowing 23 earned runs. He's 7-10 on the year with a 5.15 ERA. Most importantly there was some talk a month or so ago about possible arm problems, and current whispers about Tommy John surgery. Willis went from 22-10 in 2005 to 12-12 last year, with an ERA more than a run higher.

We can get Cliff Lee to do as well, without giving up anyone.
Let's hope this is one train the Tribe decides not to catch.

2 comments:

moose said...

Indians WIN - Indians WIN. Looks like I picked the wrong night to go to the game. Tonight may have been Borowski's best save. I must admit I uttered a few choice words when Fausto did not come out for the ninth. Who would have thought that 2 offensive jaugernuts like the Sox and Tribe would go back to back 1-0. In the loss on Tuesday night when the Sox scored I turned to my wife and said thats it - we loose 1-0. For once I was right - when usually I am wrong abot such things. Looks like things are going to get interesting in the AL - Detroit has shown bullpen and even starting pitching problems. I think the Sox see the yankess over their sholuder. Shapiro needs to pull the plug on something. What AL champ has a right fielder hitting 3 home runs and 250 - Trot Nixon. Stick the kid Guttieriez out there every night - he is better than francisco. Dtrain might be worth a chance the guy has not won in a long time but isn't CC his buddy.
If dtrain comes who goes - Lee ?

big game tomorrow night need a win for split. Glad I got fausto onmy fantasy team and to think I almost traded him !!!

going saturday night to get my talking tom hamilton bobble head !!!

they didnt give out freebees when I was a kid. Of couse I think I paid $2 to sit in the Outfield at the old stadium.

boris badenov said...

All ze time is only comment from Moose. How come never Squirrel?