Milwaukee Brewers’ Devin Williams Named Relief Pitcher of the Year

Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas, Ryan Braun, Christian Yelich and Lorenzo Cain celebrate after an Opening Day baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 5-4. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Milwaukee (OnFocus) – Baseball Digest announced today that the Brewers’ Devin Williams was named Major League Baseball’s Relief Pitcher of the Year.

Williams received 12 of 17 first-place votes and 39 points overall, seven ahead of Oakland right-hander Liam Hendriks, who had four and 32, respectively.

Williams’ stats, which are quite impressive:

  • 4-1, .33 ERA
  • one earned run in 27 innings
  • 17.67 strikeouts per 9 innings
  • Of the 100 batters he faced, struck out 53
  • Opponents’ batting average: .090
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