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Williams struggles, Sweeney makes big-league debut as Phillies drop series opener to Marlins

View image | Final: Marlins 9, Phillies 7 WP: Brad Hand (3-3, 4.46 ERA) LP: Jerome Williams (4-9, 6.10 ERA) SV: A.J. Ramos (21) Miami, FL - After allowing eight runs over the first two innings against the Miami Marlins (50-71), the Philadelphia Phillies (47-74) went on to score...
Via Philliedelphia
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams Pitches Philadelphia Phillies Past San Diego Padres

SAN DIEGO, CA – AUGUST 9: Jerome Williams #31 of the Philadelphia Phillies pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park August 9, 2015 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images) While this has been a tough season for Phillies right hander Jerome Williams, he went to the mound Sunday and pitched outstanding just...
Via The Sports Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams spins seven strong innings as Phillies sweep Padres

The Phillies continued their post All-Star break hot streak this afternoon in San Diego. A strong performance by starter Jerome Williams paired with another big day at the plate by centerfielder Odubel Herrera gave the Phillies a 3-1 win, their third straight. Herrera, the Phillies Rule-5 selection from this season,...
Via Philliedelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies 6, Dodgers 2: Not the best way to start a road trip

There was ample opportunity to score tonight, but Jerome Williams wouldn’t let the Dodgers do so in their 6-2 against the Phillies. The Dodgers got seven hits and coaxed three walks out of Williams in his five innings of work, but they scored just one run. The problems began in the third inning, when Alex Wood and Jimmy Rollins had a single and ground-rule double to start the...
Via Dodgers Digest
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Minors Notebook: Kratz to return, Williams rehab, more

On Friday evening, the Phillies announced that veteran backstop Erik Kratz has been signed to a minor league deal and will report to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Monday. Kratz made his big league debut at the age of 30 five years ago to the day that this week’s Phillies news came out.  The righty hitting Kratz is now 35 years old and has a .217/.240/.400 slash line in parts of six...
Via Phillies Nation
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams to begin rehab with Double-A Reading

View image | Before hitting the disabled list with a hamstring injury, Jerome Williams was 3-7 with a 6.43 ERA and 1-6 with an 8.06 ERA in his last nine starts. On Tuesday night, Williams will begin his rehab in hopes of returning to the Phillies rotation with a...
Via Philliedelphia
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams’ Rocky Start Sends the Phillies Down to Sweep

Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jerome Williams enters the dugout after the third inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, June 10, 2015, in Cincinnati. Williams gave up four runs in the first inning. The Reds won 5-2 win. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) Phillies right-hand starter Jerome Williams dropped to 3-6 on the season with his third loss in his...
Via The Sports Journal
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

After Williams Signing, Amaro Talks Burnett, MAG

#476758521 / 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

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

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...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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