BALTIMORE -- Dontrelle Willis pitched eight innings and allowed four runs and eight hits with no walks and seven strikeouts for a 5-4 win over Toledo at Triple-A Louisville on Friday.
In 12 starts for Louisville, Willis is 5-2 with a 2.74 ERA, 19 walks and 61 strikeouts.
"We've been watching him," Reds manager Dusty Baker said. "If he hadn't gotten hurt, he'd have been here. He was next in line a couple of times. He's doing what we asked him to do and what he's supposed to do until the next opportunity comes up."