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Willis signs to 3-year extension worth $29 million with Tigers

Updated: December 21, 2007, 11:14 AM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

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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