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Mason Williams | Outfielder | #41

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (25) / 8/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 185
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 4 (0) / NYY
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Yankees sent OF Mason Williams outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Williams was designated for assignment by the Yanks at the end of June and passed through waivers unclaimed. The 25-year-old former top prospect is a .281/.313/.391 career hitter in the majors. Jul 6 - 1:48 PM

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Yankees designated OF Mason Williams for assignment.

That clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Chris Carter, who was just called up to New York. Williams owns a .281 average with one homer over 64 big-league at-bats. The 25-year-old will return to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre if he clears waivers.
Jun 29 - 6:18 PM

Yankees optioned OF Mason Williams to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The move was made after Sunday's game. Williams went 4-for-16 (.250) during his brief stay in the majors.
Jun 26 - 12:34 PM

Yankees recalled OF Mason Williams from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

The prevailing thought was that Aaron Hicks would be heading to the disabled list with an Achilles tendon injury he suffered on Thursday, but that isn't the case. Williams will provide depth in the outfield for at least a couple of games while the club decides how they'd like to proceed on Hicks.
Jun 16 - 6:54 PM

Mason Williams is on his way to Oakland to join up with the Yankees.

That's a pretty good indication that Aaron Hicks will be placed on the disabled list after suffering an Achilles tendon injury on Thursday night. Williams, a former top-100 prospect, has batted just .243/.289/.275 in 59 games this season at the Triple-A level and probably won't hold any fantasy relevance with New York.
Jun 16 - 11:52 AM

Yankees optioned OF Mason Williams to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Williams returned to action this week after missing time with a knee injury early on in camp. He collected one hit in five Grapefruit League at-bats this spring. Williams appeared in 12 games for the Bombers last year and should make more cameos in New York this summer.
Mar 16 - 5:38 PM

Mason Williams will be sidelined for two weeks due to inflammation of his left patella tendon.

It will push back his Grapefruit League debut but shouldn't be a huge problem as long as he can avoid a setback. However, it could affect Williams' chances of winning an Opening Day bench job.
Feb 17 - 1:37 PM

Mason Williams is in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Rays.

Aaron Hicks was activated off the disabled list on Tuesday, but he will sit for Williams against right-hander Alex Cobb. Since being called up on September 14, the 25-year-old Williams is 5-for-13 with a double and three runs scored. He will bat eighth on Wednesday.
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 04:06:00 PM

Yankees recalled OF Mason Williams from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Williams will give the Yankees additional outfield depth with Aaron Judge likely to miss the remainder of the season because of an oblique strain. Williams, 25, batted .296/.313/.376 with zero homers and one stolen base in 138 plate appearances this year at the Triple-A level after returning in July from right shoulder surgery. He was considered a top prospect not long ago, but there's not much fantasy appeal here. Rob Refsnyder figures to pick up most of the playing time left by Judge's absence.
Wed, Sep 14, 2016 08:46:00 AM

Yankees activated OF Mason Williams from the 60-day disabled list; optioned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Williams is finally back to 100 percent after undergoing shoulder surgery last August. He hit .304 during a 12-game rehab assignment for the GCL Yankees and High-A Tampa. The 24-year-old appeared in eight games for the Yankees last season, hitting .286 with one homer and three RBI.
Mon, Jul 18, 2016 02:15:00 PM

Yankees transferred OF Mason Williams to the 60-day disabled list.

Williams underwent surgery last August to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder, and his recovery is still progressing. It's unclear where he's at in that recovery, but the team obviously isn't holding its breath for a return in the very near future.
Sat, May 14, 2016 11:55:00 AM

Yankees placed OF Mason Williams on the 15-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.

Williams is still recovering from last season's labrum surgery. It's unclear how much longer he'll be sidelined.
Sun, Apr 3, 2016 01:33:00 PM

Yankees activated OF Mason Williams from the 60-day disabled list.

Williams jammed his right shoulder back in June and eventually underwent season-ending surgery. The 24-year-old will hope for better luck in 2016.
Wed, Nov 4, 2015 02:48:00 PM

Mason Williams will have right shoulder surgery on Friday.

Williams jammed his shoulder in June and continues to have discomfort. The surgery will end his season. It's too bad, as the 23-year-old was having a nice bounceback year prior to the injury.
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 03:53:00 PM

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Thursday that Mason Williams (shoulder) isn't guaranteed to make it back this season.

Williams had labrum surgery on his right shoulder back in August of 2012, and he was placed on the disabled list last month after the shoulder popped out of its socket. "I can’t say,’’ Cashman said when asked if the center fielder will make it back from the DL this season. "He had surgery on the same shoulder. If the rehab doesn’t go well he might need surgery.’’
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 10:37:00 AM

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