Mon, 31 Mar 2008 08:01:34 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Houston Astros owe recently released SP Woody Williams $6.5 million. Williams plans to retire.
Sat, 29 Mar 2008 09:31:43 -0700
Joseph Duarte, of the Houston Chronicle, reports the Houston Astros have placed SP Woody Williams on waivers with the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Williams will make $6.5 million this season.
Thu, 20 Mar 2008 16:19:55 -0700
Alyson Footer, of Astros.MLB.com, reports Houston Astros SP Woody Williams is a candidate for the No. 5 spot in the team's starting rotation.
Mon, 17 Mar 2008 16:26:28 -0700
Brian McTaggart, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Astros manager Cecil Cooper said SP Woody Williams has yet to secure a spot in the starting rotation and needs to do more during the spring.
Mon, 17 Mar 2008 15:34:02 -0700
The Sports Network reports Houston Astros SP Woody Williams allowed six runs and nine hits in four innings in the team's spring training game Monday, March 17.
Wed, 12 Mar 2008 14:16:45 -0700
Jason Beck, of MLB.com, reports Houston Astros SP Woody Williams allowed eight runs, 10 hits and four home runs in three innings in the team's spring training game Wednesday, March 12.
Tue, 26 Feb 2008 14:24:02 -0800
Jose De Jesus Ortiz and Brian McTaggart, of the Houston Chronicle, report Houston Astros SP Woody Williams will start the team's exhibition game Saturday, March 1.
Mon, 18 Feb 2008 13:15:11 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Houston Astros will monitor the workload of SP Woody Williams more this offseason to ensure he does not overwork himself. "He's an older guy, and we have to make sure everything is fine," Astros manager Cecil Cooper said. "Last spring, I thought he might have been a little tender and didn't say a whole lot about it. I think it might have affected the year he had, but he's 100 percent healthy now." Instead of throwing in as many minor league games and simulated games as last season, Williams will pitch only in Grapefruit League games this offseason.
Wed, 06 Feb 2008 11:26:53 -0800
Alyson Footer, of Astros.MLB.com, reports the Houston Astros' projected starting rotation for the 2008 season is: SP Roy Oswalt, SP Wandy Rodriguez, SP Brandon Backe, SP Woody Williams and SP Chris Sampson.
Sun, 27 Jan 2008 19:59:20 -0800
The Houston Chronicle's Brian McTaggart reports Houston Astros P Woody Williams will attend minicamp at Minute Maid Park the week of Jan. 28-31.