Liam Hendriks was named AL Reliever of the Year. Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

Liam Hendriks, Devin Williams win MLB Reliever of the Year awards

We're still waiting to hear who won Major League Baseball's Cy Young award this season, but we now know the winners of one of the league's highest honors for relievers. 

Oakland Athletics closer Liam Hendriks and Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Devin Williams were named recipients of the Reliever of the Year award on Saturday.

Hendriks posted a 1.78 ERA, 0.671 WHIP and 37 strikeouts in 25.1 innings. The 31-year-old is set to become a free agent after the 2020 campaign comes to a close. 

Williams became the third straight Brewers pitcher to win a Reliever of the Year award after Josh Hader took home the award in back-to-back seasons in 2018 and 2019. He posted a 0.33 ERA with 53 strikeouts in 27 innings. 

Erin Walsh is a Boston sports fan through and through. Although many think Boston sports fans are insufferable, Erin tries to see things from a neutral perspective. Her passion is hockey, and she believes defense wins championships. In addition to covering sports for Yardbarker, she covers Boston sports for NBC Sports Boston. Follow her on Twitter @ewalsh90

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