A supplemental first-round pick of the Giants (43rd overall) in 2007, Williams played in the Giants' system from 2007 to 13 before signing a Minor League deal with the Rockies this season. He played 72 games at Triple-A Colorado Springs and hit .256 with four home runs and 34 RBIs for the Sky Sox.
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