MILWAUKEE — Brewers' Devin Williams has been voted 2020 National League Rookie of the Year, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Monday.
The right-handed reliever is now the third player in Brewers' history to earn the honor, joining shortstop Pat Listach in 1992 and third baseman Ryan Braun in 2007, according to the Brewers.
Twenty-six-year-old Williams went 4-1 with a 0.33 ERA in 22 appearances this season. He ranked or tied for first among Major League relievers (minimum 20ip) in ERA (1st), opponent batting average (1st, .090), WHIP (1st, 0.63), strikeouts (T1st, 53 - led NL) and K/9 IP (T1st, 17.67 - led NL), the Brewers said in a release Monday night.
It’s official: Devin Williams is your 2020 NL Rookie of the Year!— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) November 9, 2020
Congrats @DTrainn_23 on a remarkable season.#ThisIsMyCrew pic.twitter.com/zvZfRkRh8d