Williams was released by the Orioles on Sunday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
The 29-year-old was designated for assignment by the Orioles earlier in September and now takes his leave from the organization. Williams appeared in 10 games this season and went 2-for-18 with nine strikeouts.
Williams has cleared waivers and has been assigned to the Orioles' alternate training site.
Williams went unclaimed on waivers for the second time in September after being designated for assignment once again. He'll continue to serve as organizational depth moving forward.
Williams was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Friday.
Williams will be cast off the 40-man roster once again after spending just under a week with the major-league club. The 29-year-old has hit .111 with one extra-base hit and nine strikeouts over 18 at-bats this year.
Williams' contract was selected by the Orioles on Saturday.
Williams will return to the Orioles' major-league roster one day after being outrighted to the team's alternate training site. He should serve as outfield depth as Anthony Santander (oblique) could miss the remainder of the season. Williams will start in center field Saturday against the Yankees.
Williams cleared waivers and was outrighted to the Orioles' alternate training site Friday.
Williams has appeared in just 18 games for the Orioles over the last two seasons, hitting .244/.289/.317. He'll remain in an organizational depth role going forward.
Williams was designated for assignment by the Orioles on Tuesday.
Williams spent a little over a week on the Orioles' roster, grabbing just two hits in 11 at-bats. DJ Stewart was recalled in a corresponding move and will take over Williams' job as a bench outfielder.
Williams had his contract selected by the Orioles on Saturday.
Williams has already appeared at the major-league level on five different occasions with his most recent stint coming in 2019 with the Orioles, when the outfielder hit .267/.300/.624 with two RBI in 11 games. He's expected to be a fifth outfielder at best.
Williams was added to the Orioles' 60-man player pool Wednesday, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
Williams has played parts of five seasons in the majors but has appeared in a total of just 87 games, including 11 with the Orioles last season. He's a career .286 hitter in limited action, but his batting average has been rather empty, as it's part of an overall .286/.325/.382 slash line. He's unlikely to be more than a bench option in Baltimore this season.
Williams (knee) was outrighted to Triple-A Norfolk on Thursday and elected free agency.
Williams was called up to the majors at the beginning of September, but missed the second half of the month with a bruised knee. The 28-year-old hit .267/.324/.300 in 11 major-league games in 2019.
Williams' knee remains too sore for him to return this weekend, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Williams apparently played his final game of the year back on Sept. 17, when he bruised his knee after crashing into the outfield wall. He'll finish the year having hit .267/.324/.300 in 11 big-league games.
Williams (knee) is not in Sunday's lineup against the Mariners.
Williams has been out of the lineup since running into the outfield wall on Tuesday. Last reports indicate that Williams was struggling to walk under his own power, so the team may continue to take a cautious approach. Austin Hays has taken over in center field in Williams' absence.
Williams is sitting Wednesday against the Blue Jays due to a bruised left knee, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
Williams suffered the injury when running into the outfield wall Tuesday. Initial fears of a concussion proved thankfully unfounded, but he didn't escape without injury. It's not clear how much time he'll need to miss, but he could barely walk Wednesday, so he may need a few days to recover.
Williams (head) will sit Wednesday against the Blue Jays.
Williams didn't show concussion symptoms after crashing into the outfield wall Tuesday, but he'll wind up sitting for at least one game. He doesn't have a regular role in the Orioles' lineup, though, so it's not entirely clear whether or not his absence is injury-related.
Williams didn't show concussion symptoms after running into the outfield wall Tuesday but will be monitored overnight nonetheless, Joe Trezza of MLB.com reports.
He hit his head and knee when colliding with the outfield wall and had to exit the game. Williams was 2-for-4 prior to suffering the injury.
Williams left Tuesday's game against the Blue Jays after injuring himself in the field, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
The nature of the injury is unclear, but he ran full speed into the outfield fence while trying to make a play and then immediately left the game. He was 2-for-4 prior to exiting.
Williams will be promoted from Triple-A Norfolk on Tuesday, Nathan Ruiz of The Baltimore Sun reports.
Williams has spent the entire season with Norfolk, slashing .209/.372/.481 with 18 home runs and four steals (in seven attempts) across 120 games for the Tides. The 28-year-old hit .293 in 51 games with the Reds last season and could garner some starts in the outfield for the Orioles down the stretch, though he'll likely fill a bench role. Baltimore will need to clear a spot on its 40-man roster before officially promoting Williams.
Williams signed a minor-league contract with the Orioles on Friday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports.
After being released by the Reds during spring training, Williams found a new home with the Orioles at Triple-A Norfolk. In 2018, the outfielder appeared in 51 games for the Reds, posting a slash line of .293/.331/.398 to go along with two home runs and six RBI. It's possible the organization could wind up giving Williams some opportunities at the major-league level, but he'll need to improve his hitting across the board in order for that to occur.
Williams was among 12 players sent by the Reds to their minor league camp on Tuesday.
Though Williams played 51 games with the big club last season, he signed a minor-league deal this offseason and never really had a chance to make the Opening Day roster following the trade that brought Yasiel Puig and Matt Kemp over from the Dodgers.
Williams signed a minor-league contract with the Reds on Wednesday, Brandon Warne of ZoneCoverage.com reports.
Williams appeared in 51 games for the Reds in 2018, slashing .293/.331/.398 with two homers and six RBI in 132 plate appearances. The 27-year-old will likely spend the year as organizational outfield depth.
Williams was outrighted to Triple-A Louisville on Friday.
Dilson Herrera was also outrighted to Louisville, which will allow the Reds to protect two younger prospects from the Rule 5 draft by adding them to the 40-man roster. Williams played in 51 games for Cincinnati this past year, hitting .293/.331/.398 with two home runs and six RBI in 132 plate appearances.
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|08/26||@ TB||L 3-4||1||0||0||0||0||0||0|
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