Right-hander Jerome Williams and the Los Angeles Angels avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract that more than doubles his pay.
The 31-year-old went 6-8 with a 4.58 ERA for the Angels last season in 15 starts and 17 relief appearances. He made $820,000.
Williams likely will start the season as a long reliever for Los Angeles this spring, with Jered...
The Angels avoided arbitration with pitcher Jerome Williams on Tuesday, agreeing to terms with the right-hander on a 2-million contract for 2013.
Four other Angels -- pitchers Jason Vargas, Tommy Hanson and Kevin Jepsen and third baseman Alberto Callaspo -- filed for salary arbitration Tuesday and are set to exchange figures Friday. If the team and players can't come to terms...
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...
Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jerome Williams is still resting at a hospital after undergoing several tests and staying overnight.
Williams was hospitalized Monday night when he complained of shortness of breath after he left his start against the San Francisco Giants.
The Angels say Williams is expected to be released later Tuesday.
Angels outfielder Torii Hunter says Williams...
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June 19, 2012
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...
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...
TEMPE, AZ -- When Jerome Williams pulled his left hamstring ten days ago, he took it seriously even though he's pretty much been assured that he'll be the Angels' fifth starter when the season begins. Now, it shouldn't be a big deal that an athlete is very concerned about a leg injury, but the former first round pick has a different story to tell.
There was a time...
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...
The Los Angeles Angels have re-signed right-hander Jerome Williams to a one-year contract, avoiding arbitration.
The Angels made the deal Monday with Williams, the veteran starter who surprisingly excelled in the final weeks of the regular season.
Williams is likely to compete for the Angels' fifth starter spot in spring training. Los Angeles has one of baseball's deepest...
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December 12, 2011
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The 2011 Major League Baseball season was a season of comebacks. Ryan Vogelsong made a magical comeback for the San Francisco Giants after not pitching in the majors since 2006. A few hours south of San Francisco, Jerome Williams came out of nowhere to post a 4-0 record for the Angels in six starts and ten total appearances after not pitching in the majors since 2007. Williams...