Williams exits game with ‘minor’ groin injury

Astros reliever Jerome Williams was removed in the sixth inning Wednesday because of a right groin strain he called “minor” after a 7-3 Astros loss to the Blue Jays. He’s to be re-evaluated Thursday, and chuckled when asked if he would needed an MRI. Williams suffered the strain on the second to last pitch he threw.
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros' Jerome Williams leaves game with injury

The Houston Astros have the worst record (3-6) in the American League and could be swept tonight when they face R.A. Dickey & the Toronto Blue Jays.  Some salt was added to that wound last night when relief pitcher Jerome Williams pulled up after a pitch to Edwin Encarnacion and was forced to leave the game.  Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle tweeted out the diagnosis...
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Halos fans! Check out our recent podcast with hosts Geoff Stoddart, along with Founder Chuck Richter, as they recap the opening of the Angels 2014 season and talk with our special guest and former Angel, now Houston Astros pitcher, Jerome Williams!  Jerome gave us a glimpse into what it's like being a veteran pitcher on a young up and coming ball club,  life in...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros add versatile veteran pitcher Williams

The Astros added another veteran arm to their rotation by agreeing to a one-year contract with right-hander Jerome Williams. The deal is pending a physical exam, which Williams says will be performed Wednesday in Houston. "Once that goes, it's time to go out there and get on the grind and try and get what we all want within this organization: Get back on track and do what...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Notes: Houston signs Jerome Williams

The great winter renovation of the Houston Astros roster continued Monday, as MLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo reported that right-hander Jerome Williams has agreed to terms with the team on a one year, incentive-laden contract pending a physical.Source: #Astros agree to deal with Jerome Williams, pending physical.— Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) February 3, 2014The veteran joins...
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February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels may non-tender Jerome Williams

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have until Monday to tender Jerome Williams a contract or let him become a free agent. RHP Jerome Williams is arbitration-eligible, and has been mentioned as a candidate to be non-tendered by Monday’s deadline. Williams, 31, was 9-10 with a 4.57 ERA in 37 appearances in 25 starts with the Angels in 2013. The team has not clarified his role...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Williams' slump lands him in Halos' bullpen

ANAHEIM, Calif. Jerome Williams spent Monday night sitting on a bench in the Angels bullpen. He didn't figure his season would come to this, but it has. He was demoted from the starting rotation to a relief role on Saturday, uncertain when his next chance will come. Tuesday night would be his turn to pitch, but instead, rookie Garrett Richards will face the Kansas City Royals...
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July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Williams taken to hospital after start

Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jerome Williams has been taken to a hospital after complaining of shortness of breath. The club says Williams went to a hospital Monday night sometime after his start against the San Francisco Giants. Williams gave up seven hits and four runs while failing to get out of the fourth inning. He wasn't ill when he left the game. The journeyman pitcher...
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June 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Williams' perseverance pays off for Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. Last June, Jerome Williams was ready to give up baseball. Players have those kinds of thoughts when their careers fall into a tailspin, as Williams' had in 2011. All the promise he showed as a 21-year-old kid dissolved into one last chance with an independent league team, the Lancaster Barnstormers. "I was basically one game away from calling it quits...
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Halos pitcher Jerome Williams injures hamstring

Angels right-hander Jerome Williams, the leading candidate to win the fifth rotation spot, suffered a left hamstring strain during a defensive drill on Friday and is expected to be sidelined for at least a few days, if not longer. Williams, who went 4-0 with a 3.68 earned run average in 10 games, including six starts, after being called up by the Angels last August, will be examined...
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March 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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