Todd Williams, former Titans player, dead at 35 after month's illness

BRADENTON, Fla., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Todd Williams, a homeless teenager who went on to win a college football championship and play in the NFL, has died in his native Florida at age 35.

McCormack headlines new USA series

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The USA Network has announced it is set to air a new drama about a female U.S. Marshal who looks out for people in the federal witness protection program.

Popular winery founder Williams dead at 69

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Aug. 18 (UPI) -- R. Todd Williams, brother of comedian Robin Williams and co-founder of a popular California winery, died this week at the age of 69.

MLB: Arizona 7, Baltimore 3

BALTIMORE, June 15 (UPI) -- Orlando Hudson keyed a five-run eighth inning with a three-run homer Friday night as the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 7-3 victory over Baltimore.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Boston 0

BALTIMORE, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Erik Bedard and two relievers combined to throw a two-hit shutout Wednesday night as Baltimore beat the Boston Red Sox, 4-0.

MLB: Oakland 5, Baltimore 4

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Frank Thomas blasted a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning Friday night, giving Oakland a 5-4 win over Baltimore, for its 10th straight home win.

MLB: Baltimore 5, N.Y. Yankees 0

BALTIMORE, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- Adam Loewen gave up one hit in 6 1/3 scoreless innings Saturday afternoon as Baltimore blanked the New York Yankees, 5-0.

MLB: Baltimore 4, Texas 0

BALTIMORE, July 16 (UPI) -- Melvin Mora went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored Sunday to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-0 victory over the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Baltimore 3, Washington 2

BALTIMORE, June 24 (UPI) -- Ramon Hernandez drove in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth Saturday night as Baltimore beat Washington, 3-2.

MLB: Florida 8, Baltimore 5 (10 inn.)

BALTIMORE, June 22 (UPI) -- Two runs scored on a throwing error by Baltimore shortstop Miguel Tejada in the top of the 10th inning Thursday night as Florida beat the Orioles, 8-5.

MLB: L.A. Angels 5, Baltimore 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 27 (UPI) -- Vladimir Guerrero's two-run inside-the-park homer in the eighth inning Friday night lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Boston 6, Baltimore 5

BALTIMORE, May 16 (UPI) -- David Ortiz drove in the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and the Boston bullpen made it stand Tuesday as the Red Sox posted a 6-5 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Baltimore 6, Kansas City 5

BALTIMORE, May 12 (UPI) -- Corey Patterson hit a three-run homer Friday night to help Baltimore edge the Kansas City Royals, 6-5.

MLB: Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 5

BALTIMORE, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Alex Gonzalez had three hits and two RBI and Tampa Bay scored a pair of eighth-inning runs Sunday to take a 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

MLB: Baltimore 2, Tampa Bay 1

BALTIMORE, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Luis Matos singled in the winning run in the eighth inning Saturday to give the Baltimore Orioles a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
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Todd Williams
Cleveland Indians right fielder Trot Nixon hits an RBI single in the eight inning scoring catcher Kelly Shoppach (10) against Baltimore Orioles pitcher Todd Williams on May 6, 2007 at Orioles Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore. The Indians defeated the Orioles 9-6. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)

Todd Michael Williams (born February 13, 1971 in Syracuse, New York) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher currently playing for the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League. He attended Onondaga Community College.

Drafted in the 54th round of the 1990 amateur draft, Williams played three seasons in the minors before making his MLB debut on April 29, 1995, for the Dodgers. On September 8, 1995, Williams was traded to the Oakland Athletics for Matt McDonald. On January 16, 1997, he was released by the Athletics and signed with the Cincinnati Reds on February 3.

On July 22, 1999, Williams was traded to the Seattle Mariners for Kerry Robinson. The Mariners released Williams on November 16, 2000; he signed with the New York Yankees on January 3, 2001. A free agent at the end of the season, Williams signed with his original team, the Dodgers, but was released in spring training. On May 3, 2002, he signed with the Montreal Expos and became a free agent after the season. He signed with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays on December 23, 2002. On December 8, 2003, Williams signed with the Texas Rangers, but was released on June 14, 2004.

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