Astros released RHP Woody Williams.
Woody Williams surrendered five runs in three innings of relief Friday versus the Tigers.
Woody Williams bounced back from a three-run first to shut out the Braves over the next five innings on Sunday.
Astros manager Cecil Cooper has set four of the five rotation spots.
Woody Williams struggled again Monday, surrendering six runs -- five earned -- and nine hits in four innings versus the Dodgers.
The Houston Chronicle reports that Woody Williams could be losing his grip on a spot in the Astros' rotation following a rough outing Wednesday.
Woody Williams was torched for eight runs in three innings by the Tigers on Wednesday.
Woody Williams couldn't make it through the third on Thursday, giving up five runs in 2 2/3 innings against the Indians.
Woody Williams volunteered to spend the rest of the year in the bullpen so the Astros can get a look at some of their kids.
Woody Williams surrendered two runs over 6 1/3 innings and struck out eight in a win over the Nationals on Wednesday.
Woody Williams limited the Padres to one run in seven innings of work to pick up a win on Friday.
Woody Williams loaded the bases to start tonight's outing against the Cubs, but the right-hander ended up yielding just one run in six innings to pick up a win.
Woody Williams shut out the Pirates for eight innings on Sunday to pick up a win in a 1-0 game
Woody Williams gave up seven hits and five runs in four innings Friday to lose for the 10th time this season.