Married Allyson ... has two children: Annabel and Jack ... is a 1995 graduate of Ponderosa High School in Parker, Colo. ... played football and baseball ... attended Pepperdine University ... was a second-team All-West
Coast Conference selection in 1998.2011Was 1-3 with a 4.22 ERA (25 ER/53.1 IP) in 59 relief appearances in his first season with the White Sox ... the 53.1 IP were his most since
2008 (58.2), and 54 strikeouts his most since 2006 (74) ... recorded three holds, down from 18 in 2010 ... was 1-2 with a 3.03 ERA (11 ER/32.2 IP) at home, compared to 0-1 with a 6.10 ERA (14 ER/20.2 IP) on the road ... surrendered a career-high eight home runs ... posted career bests in walks per 9.0 IP (2.9) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.18) ... struck out 9.1 batters per 9.0 IP (54 so) ... left-handers batted .234 (25-107) with a career-high tying four homers (third time) ... allowed 23.1 percent (12-52) of inherited runners to score ... first batters hit .268 (15-56) ... ERA would have been 3.33 (19 ER/51.1 IP) minus his first two outings of the season (6 ER/2.0 IP) ... posted an 8.31 ERA (8 ER/8.2 IP) in April but a 1.80 (1 ER/5.0 IP) mark
in may in only six appearances ... was charged with his first loss on 6/28 at Colorado, yielding a game-ending single to Ty Wigginton in the 12th inning ... established career highs with 3.2 IP and five strikeouts on 8/3 vs. New York-al (3 ER) ... suffered his lone blown save on 8/26 vs. Cleveland (0.1 IP) ... win on 8/30 vs. Minnesota was his first since 5/25/09 at Colorado.2010Combined to go 0-2 with a 3.21 ERA (15 ER /42.0 IP), 18 holds and
43 strikeouts in 68 relief appearances between Baltimore and Florida...45
of his 68 appearances were less than 1.0 IP (30 less than 0.2)...limited
left-handers to one home run and a .229 average (19-83)...began the
season with the Orioles as a non-roster invitee to spring training...posted
a 3.30 ERA (11 ER/30.0 IP) and 12 holds in 51 games with Baltimore ...
began the season with 25 scoreless outings (15.2 IP) before surrendering
a pair of home runs on 5/30 at Toronto...was traded to Florida on 7/31 in
exchange for Rick VandenHurk...was 0-2 with a 3.00 ERA (4 ER/12.0 IP)
and three holds in 17 games with the Marlins.2009Signed one-year minor league contract on March 30 and had his contract purchased on April 6...Went 1-0 with a save and a 5.84 ERA (8 ER/12.1 IP) in 21 appearances...Had a 2.35 ERA (2 ER/7.2 IP) through his first eight appearances of the season....Placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 28 (left shoulder) and transferred to 60-day disabled list on July 30...Made 11 rehab appearances for Single-A Inland Empire and Triple-A Albuquerque, allowing five runs in 10.1 innings (4.35 ERA)2008Made 83 appearances 2nd most in the majors, trailing Pedro Feliciano (86)...Won a career-high four games and also set
career high in games (83)...Made his 80th appearance of the season and the 300th of his career on Sept. 16 vs. PHI...Sported
a 4.40 ERA in 43 home games and a 2.89 ERA in 40 road games...Was 3-0 with a save and 2.77 ERA in 49 games before the
All-Star break and 1-1 with a 5.49 ERA in 34 games after the break...In July, he ranked second in the majors among all pitchers
with at least 14 appearances with a 1.46 ERA and a .146 opponents' batting average...Allowed his second home run of the year
on July 25 at PHI (Ryan Howard) and first since April 27, snapping a 38-game homerless streak (30.1 IP)...Picked up his second
career save on May 22 vs. NYM.2007Spent a majority of the season with the Cubs, producing a 4.95 ERA (20 ER/36.1 IP) in 56 relief outings.
Was optioned to Iowa (AAA) from 8/7-9/1. Posted a 2.70 ERA (2 ER/6.2 IP) in nine relief outings.
Was 1-1 with a 1.45 ERA (3 ER/18.2 IP) in 29 road games compared to a 1-3 mark with an 8.66 ERA (17
ER/17.2 IP) in 27 home contests.
Stranded 35-of-46 inherited runners on the season.
Made his first appearance 4/2 and tossed a perfect eighth inning with a pair of strikeouts.
Walked in two runs 4/13 vs. CIN as he entered with the bases loaded and none out in the fifth. Prior to the
game, had allowed just one baserunner over his first three appearances.
Produced nine-straight scoreless outings, 4/21-5/8 (5.1 IP).
Struck out four batters for just the fourth time in his career 5/17 at NYM.
Was awarded the first save of his big league career 6/26 vs. COL, pitching 0.1 perfect innings of relief,
stranding two inherited runners to close out the game.2006Ohman appeared in a career-high 78 games. He held opponents scoreless in 63 of those games. He matched his career high with four strikeouts on Aug. 28, while tying his season high of two scoreless innings of relief. From June 16-July 30, he had a 1.72 ERA in 18 appearances, and struck out 18 in that stretch.2005Will made his first big league appearance since August 19, 2001, on April 26 against Cincinnati -- pitched 0.2
innings of scoreless relief at Wrigley Field ... picked up his first victory of the season - and his first since September 22, 2000 -- on May 13 at Washington ... worked a scoreless seventh inning before the Cub offense plated 4 runs in the eighth in the 6-3 win ... allowed just 5 runs over his final 14.2 innings of the season (spanning 23 games) ... stranded 35 of his 47 inherited runners ... was unscored upon in 46 of his last 55 outings (spanning 35.0 innings) and posted a 2.83 ERA over the stretch ... was unscored upon in 58 of 69 total appearances (spanning 37.1 innings) ... started the season at Iowa (AAA), where he was 1-0 with 1 save and a 4.15 ERA in 8 games ... held opposing batters to a .138 average, striking out 12 batters in 8.2 innings of work ... worked a season-high 2.0 innings April 16 at Albuquerque, retiring all 6 batters he faced -- including 4 via the strikeout.2004Will spent the season at Iowa (AAA), going 3-3 with a 4.30 ERA in 45 games (1 start)...struck out 75 batters in 52.1 innings on the mound...earned his first win since the 2001 season April 29 at Albuquerque - striking out the only two batters he faced...worked a season-high 3.0 innings April 22 at Oklahoma - allowing 4 hits and a run while striking out 3 batters...struck out four of the five batters he faced July 27 vs. Tucson...was on the disabled list June 10-July 2 with inflammation in his left elbow.2003Spent the 2003 season rehabbing from left
elbow surgery.2002Will tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his
left elbow while pitching in winter ball (Los Mochis
of the Mexican Pacific League) and missed the entire
campaign ... underwent the "Tommy John" procedure January
16 ... the surgery was performed by Dr. Lewis
Yocum.2001Had a pair of stints on the Cubs' roster (June
18-July 14 and August 10-August 20), pitching in 11
games ... spent the rest of the season at Iowa (AAA) ... with the Cubs, he went 0-1 with a 7.71 ERA in
11.2 innings of work ... worked a big league-high 3.1 innings August 11 vs.
San Francisco ... in 40 games for Iowa (1 start), he went 5-2 with 4
saves and a 4.06 ERA ... struck out 66 batters in 51.0 innings while walking 18 ... struggled early in the season ... his Triple-A ERA stood at 6.54 when he joined the Cubs in June ... from the time he rejoined the Iowa club
through the end of the minor league campaign, he allowed just 1 unearned run and
11 hits in 19.1 innings (12 games) ... made his only start of the campaign August 6 vs.
Tacoma, allowing 1 hit over 4.0 scoreless innings.2000His contract was purchased by the Cubs from
West Tenn (AA) September 18 after the Diamond
Jaxx won the Southern League Championship ... saw action in 6 games for the Cubs and went 1-0
... did not allow any runs in his first 5 outings ... made his major league debut September 19
at Milwaukee, working a scoreless inning ... in his third big league appearance
September 22 vs. St. Louis, he pitched a scoreless 9th inning and picked up the win
in a 5-4 decision ... made 59 regular-season relief appearances for
West Tenn - ranking fifth in the league - and went 6-4 with 3 saves and a 1.89 ERA ... in 71.1
innings of work, he allowed 53 hits and 3 homers while striking out 85 batters ... over his final 37 games, he gave up 4
earned runs and 29 hits in 43.0 innings (0.84 ERA) ... pitched in 5 postseason games for West Tenn,
allowing 1 run in 5.2 innings ... earned a save in
Game 1 of the league finals against Jacksonville
(3-2), striking out both batters he faced.1999Spent the campaign at Daytona (A), appearing
in 31 games (15 starts) and going 4-7 with a 3.46
ERA ... had 5 saves and 2 complete-game shutouts ... tossed back-to-back complete-game shutouts
July 8 and July 14 ... allowed 6 hits over 10.0
scoreless innings.1998Pitched for both Single-A Williamsport and Single-A Rockford in his first professional season...went 5-5 in a combined 14 games (11 starts).