CHICAGO (CBS/AP) — White Sox closer Liam Hendriks has been named the American League Reliever of the Year, for the second straight season.
Hendriks is the first back-to-back AL winner in the eight-year history of the Mariano Rivera Award.READ MORE: CTA Bus Driver Beaten Near Millennium Park
He led the league with 38 saves and led all relievers with 113 strikeouts.READ MORE: Oak Park And River Forest High School Ban On Activities Due To COVID Outbreak Sparks Outrage
For the National League, the Milwaukee Brewers’ Josh Hader won his third Trevor Hoffman Award as the Reliever of the Year.
Voting was based on regular season performance and was conducted among seven former relievers: Rivera, Hoffman, Dennis Eckersley, Rollie Fingers, Lee Smith, John Franco and Billy Wagner.MORE NEWS: My Block, My Hood, My City Lights Up South Side By Decorating Homes For The Holidays
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