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JEROME WILLIAMS RUMORS

After Williams Signing, Amaro Talks Burnett, MAG

#476758521 / gettyimages.com The Phillies sured up a spot in their pitching rotation yesterday by signing Jerome Williams to a one-year, $2.5 million deal with performance incentives. It is a very low-risk deal after Williams performed well, giving up two runs or less in six of his nine starts as...
Via Philliedelphia
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Bring Back Jerome Williams With One-Year Deal

Jerome Williams will be returning to The Phillies after agreeing to a one-year deal worth $2.5 million. This past season, Williams went 4-2 with a 2.83 ERA in nine starts with the Phillies. Before coming to Philadelphia, Williams spent some time with both the Astros and Rangers and went 2-5 with a 6.71 ERA in 28 appearances. He seemed to find a groove once he landed in Philadelphia...
Via Phillies Nation
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Welcome Back Jerome Williams

Welcome back Jerome Williams, it's as if you never left...wait, you didn't.  Rather than allow him to hit the open market, Amaro inked Williams to a 1 year extension worth $2.5 million.  Jerome was great with the Phillies over 9 starts, going 57.1 innings with an ERA of 2.83 and a 1.13 WHIP.  However, that was only half his season, as he also posted a 6.71 ERA and 1.67 WHIP with...
Via We Should Be GM's
October 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Re-Sign or Release: Jerome Williams

Photo: Philly.com The Phillies currently have 12 players on their 40-man roster “in flux”. There are four outright free agents, six arbitration eligible players, and a pair of players with options. We will review each of the 12 players starting today, reviewing the case to either re-sign the player, the case to release the player, and the final verdict of what the Phillies should...
Via Phillies Nation
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies Ace- Jerome Williams

When Ruben Amaro shoveled Jerome Williams out of the garbage heap of released players without employment, it was out of necessity, not genius.  Well, Amaro is rocking a smug smirk now that Williams has pitched brilliantly through his first 4 starts with the Phillies.  Let's jut hope Amaro doesn't extend him for 3 YR/$30M, because 4 starts is an extremely small sample size.  Adam...
Via We Should Be GM's
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams Making Case for a Spot in 2015 Rotation

Journey-man right-hander Jerome Williams delivered another great game in his third game in a Phillies uniform Sunday afternoon, and is definitely starting to get some attention from the Phillies and their fans. The 32-year-old has been a different pitcher since coming to Philly. When he was with Houston and Texas earlier this season, Williams struggled mightily, going 2-5 with...
Via Phillies Nation
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Get Prospect, Williams Twirls Magic, Blanco Hits

Phils Get Prospect:Last week the Phillies sent Roberto Hernandez to the Dodgers for the infamous Player To Be Name Later, two of them at that.  The first player now has a name, and that name is Jesmuel Valentin, who is the son of former big leaguer Jose Valentine.  Jesmuel was a 1st round pick in 2012 and is currently playing at Single-A as a 20 year old.  In 3 minor league seasons...
Via We Should Be GM's
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers News: Jerome Williams signs

The Texas Rangers have signed right-hander Jerome Williams to a minor league contract and sent him to Round Rock, the club's Triple A affiliate. The Rangers have made a number of roster moves with pitchers in the last week in an effort to find some stability in the quality of pitching aside from staff ace Yu Darvish.#451067932 / gettyimages.comSBN's Lone Star Ball reports that...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 11, 2014  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 10, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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