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Struggling Willis placed on 15-day DL

Updated: June 19, 2009, 1:06 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- The Detroit Tigers altered their rotation and the middle of their lineup Thursday, placing left-hander Dontrelle Willis on the 15-day disabled list with an anxiety disorder.

Willis was the 2003 NL Rookie of the Year and a 22-game winner in '05, but is 1-4 with a 7.49 ERA this season while struggling with control problems that have intensified in recent starts. He walked eight in 3 2/3 innings in a loss at Pittsburgh on Sunday and has walked 18 in 11 innings over his last ...

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