It was reported Monday that the Astros had agreed to a contract with free agent right-hander Jerome Williams and now the deal has been made official. Via Chris Cotillo at MLB Daily Dish.

Williams will be a frontrunner for a rotation spot this spring in Astros camp. He was non-tendered by the Angels in December after posting a 4.57 ERA and 1.39 WHIP across 169 1/3 innings in 2013.