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Whatchu Talkin' 'Bout? Willis!

Whatchu Talkin' 'Bout?  Willis!

The ever-present rumor mill speculates that Marlins' ace Dontrelle Willis may be available.  At present, the Marlins emphatically deny that they would deal Willis, whose 2006 salary of $4.3 million is nearly one-third of the Marlins total payroll.  If he is truly on the market, however, the 24 year-old southpaw undoubtedly will draw significant interest from a number of clubs... 

The Rangers, Yankees, Phillies, Rockies, Blue Jays, and Diamondbacks have all been linked to Willis in trade rumors.   So, what exactly would it take to acquire Dontrelle Willis?  The Marlins may be looking for a bounty along the lines of what the Cleveland Indians obtained from the Montreal Expos in the Bartolo Colon deal.  In 2002, Brandon Phillips, Cliff Lee, and Grady Sizemore were all...

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