Mon, 30 Mar 2009 08:53:43 -0700
ESPN.com reports former MLB OF Bernie Williams said he is still interested in returning to play in the major leagues after playing for Puerto Rico in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. Williams said he is not interested in playing for an independent team or working his way back through the minors.
Fri, 13 Mar 2009 17:02:57 -0700
The Associated Press reports former MLB OF Bernie Williams has denied a report that he allegedly hit a woman at a nightclub while she took his picture. "I do want to say this: That there are some reports that are represented in the media that are inaccurate. Hopefully, the matter will be clarified sooner or later, and the truth will come out," Williams said.
Thu, 12 Mar 2009 22:32:55 -0700
USA TODAY reports a woman has filed a complaint against former New York Yankees OF Bernie Williams for allegedly hitting her at a nightclub while she took his picture. Officer Angel Nazario said the woman claimed Williams snatched the camera, damaged it and hit her in the face. The incident allegedly happened around 2:30 a.m. Thursday, March 12, at a San Juan nightclub, hours after the Puerto Rican team beat the Netherlands 5-0 in the World Baseball Classic.
Sun, 22 Feb 2009 11:33:02 -0800
Former New York Yankees OF Bernie Williams, who is working out with the team in preparation for joining Team Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic, is not practicing this weekend because of a personal matter, according to The Associated Press.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 11:12:56 -0800
The Associated Press reports retired MLB OF Bernie Williams may decide to play again but it will depend on how he performs in the 2009 World Baseball Classic with Puerto Rico. "Right now, I'm really trying to focus on the World Baseball Classic," Williams said. "From that point on, if I feel like I still have the desire, I may have to consider it seriously taking the opportunity to maybe perhaps play somewhere else."
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 07:09:39 -0800
The Associated Press reports New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner and retired MLB OF Bernie Williams both showed up at the team's Spring Training camp Thursday, Feb. 19. Williams suited up to work out with the team, as he is preparing to play for Puerto Rico in the 2009 World Baseball Classic.
Tue, 30 Dec 2008 04:42:05 -0800
The Journal News' Peter Abraham reports OF Bernie Williams (quadriceps) suffered a severe quadriceps injury during winter ball play in Puerto Rico. He may not be able to play in the World Baseball Classic.
Tue, 23 Dec 2008 08:56:43 -0800
Danny Wild, of MLB.com, reports former MLB OF Bernie Williams went 1-for-3 in his debut in the Puerto Rican Winter League Monday, Dec. 22. He served as the designated hitter and batted in the No. 2 spot in the lineup.
Tue, 23 Dec 2008 04:24:03 -0800
ESPNdeportes.com's Mario Fraticelli reports former MLB OF Bernie Williams began playing in the Puerto Rican Winter League in an attempt to win a spot on Puerto Rico's team in the World Baseball Classic.
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 12:23:51 -0800
Bonnie Bernstein, of ESPN.com, reports retired OF Bernie Williams will play winter ball in Puerto Rico and wants to represent Puerto Rico in the 2009 World Baseball Classic. He could be used as a designated hitter or pinch hitter.