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Reggie Willits | Outfielder

Team: Los Angeles Angels
Age / DOB:  (36) / 5/30/1981
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right

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Reggie Willits intends to play in 2012 and has discussed opportunities with MLB teams, according to Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLB Trade Rumors.
Willits, 30, appeared in 20 games with the Angels this season and went just 1-for-22. He can play all three outfield positions and knows how to work the count, but he'll likely have to accept a minor league deal. Fri, Dec 16, 2011 08:19:00 PM

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Angels sent OF Reggie Willits outright to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Willits batted an ugly .045/.192/.091 with one RBI across 22 games for the Angels earlier this season before being designated for assignment. He was a useful player back in 2007 during his rookie season with his speed and ability to draw walks, but Willits has done very little since.
Sat, Aug 20, 2011 11:54:00 AM

Angels designated OF Reggie Willits for assignment.

Willits batted just .045/.192/.091 with one RBI across 22 games for the Angels earlier this season. The 30-year-old outfielder could draw some interest on waivers.
Wed, Aug 17, 2011 06:25:00 PM

Angels optioned OF Reggie Willits to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Willits has picked up just one hit in 22 at-bats in his stints with the big club this season. He's played very sparingly and will now get more regular work at Triple-A. This clears a roster spot for Howie Kendrick, who will be activated from the DL Saturday.
Sat, Jun 4, 2011 08:27:00 AM

Angels recalled OF Reggie Willits from Triple-A Salt Lake.

Willits was optioned to the minors in late April after opening the season 0-for-7 at the plate. He'll act as outfield depth until Vernon Wells returns from injury.
Tue, May 10, 2011 08:49:00 AM

Angels optioned OF Reggie Willits to Triple-A Salt Lake.

Willits, who is 0-for-7 to begin the year, was cleared to make room for Alexi Amarista on the active roster. The move is a sign that the Angels believe Maicer Izturis will not require a stint on the disabled list.
Mon, Apr 25, 2011 06:14:00 PM

Angels activated OF Reggie Willits from the 15-day disabled list.

Willits, who began the season on the DL with a left calf strain, went 4-for-20 (.200) with a double and three RBI during his recent rehab stint with High-A Inland Empire. He'll be a fifth outfielder with the Angels.
Tue, Apr 12, 2011 06:51:00 PM

Reggie Willits (calf) went 1-for-4 with two RBI in his first rehab start for Single-A Inland Empire on Thursday.

He started in left field. He should play for Inland Empire through the weekend, with the Angels then making a decision on when to activate him early next week. He should be back no later than next weekend.
Fri, Apr 8, 2011 12:16:00 PM

Reggie Willits (calf) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday at Single-A Inland Empire.

Willits was placed on the 15-day disabled list at the start of the season due to a left calf strain. He should be back in the major leagues in about a week.
Thu, Apr 7, 2011 05:15:00 PM

Angels placed OF Reggie Willits on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 22, with a left calf strain.

Willits has been sidelined since March 13, but recently began playing in some minor league games. Chris Pettit will take his place on the roster as the team's fifth outfielder, but Willits could be with the big club relatively soon.
Wed, Mar 30, 2011 08:51:00 AM

Reggie Willits (calf) is scheduled to play in a minor league game Thursday.

Good news, although he is going to require a pinch-runner for his four at-bats. Willits is scheduled to run the bases on Friday and perhaps jump into games from there. He has been out since March 13 with a left calf strain and is still likely to begin the year on the disabled list.
Thu, Mar 24, 2011 02:13:00 PM

Reggie Willits (calf) ran at full speed Tuesday and began running some curves on Wednesday.

Willits has been sidelined since March 13 with a left calf strain. He will play in some minor league games over the weekend, but is expected to begin the season on the disabled list. Chris Pettit will likely take his place on the roster, though neither player should be on your fantasy radar.
Wed, Mar 23, 2011 02:59:00 PM

Angels manager Mike Scioscia hinted Monday that Randy Willits' strained calf muscle might force the outfielder onto the disabled list to start the season.

"He’s working against the clock," Scioscia said. Such a move could mean adding Chris Pettit to the Opening Day roster as a short-term pinch-hitter and defensive replacement. Neither player is fantasy relevant.
Tue, Mar 22, 2011 04:58:00 AM

Reggie Willits left Saturday's game with tightness in his left calf.

The outfielder suffered the ailment while trying to beat out an infield hit. It's not clear how long Willits might be out, but it doesn't sound like anything too serious.
Sun, Mar 13, 2011 10:00:00 AM

Angels and OF Reggie Willits avoided arbitration Tuesday by agreeing to a one-year, $775,000 contract.

Willits hit just .258/.341/.302 with only two steals over 159 at-bats in 2010, as he deal with nagging leg injuries that robbed him of his best asset. He made $625,000 this past season.
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 06:29:00 PM

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