Devin Williams

RP · Milwaukee Brewers

Bats R Throws R
Height 6'3" Weight 165
DOB 1994-09-21 Age 29.6
2024 Fantasy Rankings

NFBC ADP (15-team): 24.15, 360th

Season Projections

SourceFPtsGIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRHBPRERERAWHIP
ATC158.52928.82212034014214110102.851.13
Steamer179.53535.02214054716263113123.141.20
THE BAT166.62928.81114054013202210102.851.08
Zeile176.03231.9221400451522000112.911.09

ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros.

Fantasy Baseball News Last 90 Days

  • Devin Williams Hopes To Return Around All-Star Break

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    Milwaukee Brewers closer Devin Williams (back) is still hoping to return around the All-Star break in July, according to general manager Matt Arnold. Williams was diagnosed with two stress fractures in his back in the middle of March and was estimated to be out for around three months, which would put him back in the middle of the summer, barring any setbacks once he begins ramping up his arm. The 29-year-old All-Star closer has a long ways to go before returning as Milwaukee's closer, but he should be stashed in an injured list spot in all fantasy leagues until then. Abner Uribe has opened the year as the Brewers' preferred closer with Williams out and has allowed three earned runs in his first five innings of 2024 with three walks and five strikeouts while picking up three saves.

    Apr 10 · Source via Closers Milwaukee Brewers Devin Williams
  • Brewers Won't Name A Defined Closer To Fill In For Devin Williams

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    Milwaukee Brewers closer Devin Williams (back) is expected to miss around three months due to stress fractures in his back. General manager Matt Arnold said he would leave the decision up to manager Pat Murphy and his staff as to who will be the team's closer while Williams is sidelined. Abner Uribe, as well as Joel Payamps and Trevor Megill, seem to be the most obvious replacements for save chances, though none of the trio has had much big-league closing experience. Murphy said he has no intentions of naming one defined closer unless one naturally emerges during the season. While Uribe has the most natural stuff to be a closer, Payamps should also be in the mix, and this could end up being a total committee approach. Payamps feels like the best speculation for fantasy managers scrounging for saves late in deep-mixed drafts.

    Mar 14 · Source via Closers Milwaukee Brewers Devin Williams
  • Devin Williams Expected To Miss Three Months With Stress Fractures

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    Milwaukee Brewers star closer Devin Williams (back) has two stress fractures in his back and is expected to miss around three months, according to sources. Williams pitched through back soreness last September, but it returned this spring. He will rehab and is expected to return by midseason. The top fantasy closer will now miss at least half the season, which will obviously cause his stock to drop considerably for those who have yet to draft for the 2024 season. The 29-year-old right-hander saved 36 games for the Brew Crew in 40 chances last year while also posting an elite 1.53 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, 87 strikeouts and 28 walks in 58 2/3 innings pitched. It's a massive blow to the back end of Milwaukee's bullpen before the start of the season. Trevor Megill, Joel Payamps and Abner Uribe could all be options for saves in Milwaukee with Williams hurt.

    Mar 13 · Source via Closers Milwaukee Brewers Devin Williams
  • Devin Williams Headed For Second Opinion On Back

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    Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Devin Williams is headed for a second opinion on his ailing back. The club's closer will see a spine specialist this week but the club isn't overly concerned about the issue as they are being cautious with the issue. The 29-year-old took over full-time closing duties in the 2023 season, working to an eye-popping 1.53 ERA alongside a 25.5% K-BB% across 58 2/3 frames a season ago. The righty had previously served as the Brewers' setup man for Josh Hader before the latter was dealt to the San Diego Padres prior to the trade deadline in the 2022 season. He recorded 36 saves last season for the division-winning Brewers and is a high-end closer ahead of the 2024 campaign. If healthy, he is worth an investment at his 47.59 ADP as one of the better strikeout artists at the closer position while Joel Payamps or Trevor Megill should be in line for save opportunities if Williams misses some time to begin the season.

    Mar 10 · Source via Closers Milwaukee Brewers Devin Williams
  • Devin Williams Hit Hard

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    Milwaukee Brewers closer Devin Williams got rocked in a relief appearance against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday. The All-Star closer entered in the bottom of the fourth inning and only lasted 1/3 of an inning. In his outing, he gave up two hits, four runs, two walks and one strikeout. It was just his second outing in the Cactus League this spring, following a scoreless inning in his first game. There isn't too much to read into with this outing as it can be chalked up as an off game. Nonetheless, Williams remains one of the top closers in the game and managers shouldn't hesitate to make him one of the first relievers off the boards in upcoming drafts.

    Mar 6 · Source via Closers Milwaukee Brewers Devin Williams
  • Brewers Entertaining Possible Devin Williams Trade

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    The Milwaukee Brewers "have entertained the possibility" of trading star closer Devin Williams, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. This news comes on the heels of a big night for the Brewers as they traded starter Corbin Burnes to the Baltimore Orioles. Milwaukee has already parted with Burnes and Brandon Woodruff this offseason, so moving on from Williams would be quite significant. A Williams trade would presumably signal a rebuild of sorts for the Brewers, though such a path would counter some of the moves they've made this offseason, like signing Rhys Hoskins. Nevertheless, it's no secret that the Brewers could fetch quite the haul for Williams, who accrued a phenomenal 1.53 ERA and 13.35 K/9 while locking down 38 saves in 2023. He figures to be an All-Star-caliber closer for several years to come.

    Feb 2 · Source via Closers Milwaukee Brewers Devin Williams
  • Pitching Stats

    SeasonTeamFPtsGIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRHBPRERERAWHIP
    2019MIL21.71313.2000021461822963.951.76
    2020MIL114.02227.041009539811410.330.63
    2021MIL217.05854.0823008728365215152.501.19
    2022MIL288.76560.26415009630312317131.931.01
    2023MIL452.76158.28336408728264113101.530.92
    2024 ATC158.52928.82212034014214110102.851.13
    2024 Steamer179.53535.02214054716263113123.141.20
    2024 THE BAT166.62928.81114054013202210102.851.08
    2024 Zeile176.03231.9221400451522000112.911.09

    Historic stats obtained free of charge from and are copyrighted by Retrosheet. ATC projections by Ariel Cohen. Steamer projections by Steamer Projections Blog. THE BAT projections by Derek Carty. Zeile Consensus projections by FantasyPros.

    2023

    WeekOppFPtsGIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRHBPRERERAWHIP
    27vs CHC, vs STL12.022.00010032000000.001.00
    25vs WAS, vs MIA31.044.00030062000000.000.50
    24at NYY3.011.00000020000000.000.00
    23vs PHI19.322.11011021310227.711.71
    22vs SD, vs MIN13.022.00010041001000.000.50
    21at TEX14.020.30020000100119.001.00
    20at CWS, vs COL29.044.01010081100000.000.50
    19vs PIT, at WAS17.032.01111031100200.001.00
    18vs CIN23.022.01010040000000.000.00
    17vs ATL, at PHI21.022.00020052300000.002.50
    16at CIN29.033.00030050000000.000.00
    15vs CIN, vs CHC23.743.20131062400324.911.64
    14at PIT, at NYM36.044.00040042100000.000.75
    13at CLE, vs ARI20.022.01010011000000.000.50
    12vs PIT, at MIN11.032.001210434204418.003.50
    11vs OAK, vs BAL6.022.00000041000000.000.50
    10at CIN, at TOR21.033.00020042100000.001.00
    9vs SF11.311.10010031000000.000.75
    8at TB, at STL19.022.30020023100000.001.33
    7vs KC, vs LAD14.022.01000020000000.000.00
    6at SF1.011.00000010110119.001.00
    5vs LAA, vs DET18.332.10020020100000.000.43
    4vs BOS, at SEA13.022.00010041100000.001.00
    3at SD25.022.01010062100000.001.50
    2vs STL, vs NYM13.022.01000010000000.000.00
    1at CHC9.011.00010010200000.002.00

    2023

    DateOppResultFPtsIPWLSVBLSVHLDKBBHHRHBPRERERAWHIP
    Sep 30vs CHCL 6-103.01.00000020000000.000.00
    Sep 27vs STLW 3-29.01.00010012000000.002.00
    Sep 17vs WASL 1-23.01.00000022000000.002.00
    Sep 15vs WASW 5-311.01.00010030000000.000.00
    Sep 14vs MIAW 4-28.01.00010000000000.000.00
    Sep 12vs MIAW 3-19.01.00010010000000.000.00
    Sep 10at NYYL 3-43.01.00000020000000.000.00
    Sep 2vs PHIW 7-58.01.00010011200119.003.00
    Sep 1vs PHIW 7-511.31.11001010110116.750.75
    Aug 26vs SDW 5-410.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Aug 23vs MINW 8-73.01.00000021001000.001.00
    Aug 20at TEXW 6-27.30.10010000000000.000.00
    Aug 18at TEXW 9-86.70.200100001001113.501.50
    Aug 12at CWSW 3-211.01.00010030100000.001.00
    Aug 11at CWSW 7-614.01.01000030000000.000.00
    Aug 9vs COLW 7-62.01.00000010000000.000.00
    Aug 8vs COLL 3-72.01.00000011000000.001.00
    Aug 5vs PITW 3-213.01.01000020000000.000.00
    Aug 2at WASL 2-3-5.00.0010100110020
    Aug 1at WASW 6-49.01.00010010000000.000.00
    Jul 26vs CINW 3-010.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Jul 24vs CINW 3-213.01.01000020000000.000.00
    Jul 22vs ATLW 4-311.01.00010032100000.003.00
    Jul 19at PHIW 5-310.01.00010020200000.002.00
    Jul 16at CINW 4-39.01.00010010000000.000.00
    Jul 15at CINW 3-010.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Jul 14at CINW 1-010.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Jul 9vs CINW 1-010.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Jul 7vs CINW 7-39.70.20010021000000.001.50
    Jul 5vs CHCL 3-4-5.01.001010103003218.003.00
    Jul 3vs CHCW 8-69.01.00010011100000.002.00
    Jul 2at PITW 6-39.01.00010010000000.000.00
    Jun 29at NYMW 3-29.01.00010012100000.003.00
    Jun 28at NYMW 5-210.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Jun 26at NYMW 2-18.01.00010000000000.000.00
    Jun 25at CLEW 5-411.01.01000000000000.000.00
    Jun 20vs ARIW 7-59.01.00010011000000.001.00
    Jun 18vs PITW 5-210.01.00010020000000.000.00
    Jun 16vs PITW 5-410.01.00010022100000.003.00
    Jun 13at MINL 5-7-9.00.0010100132044
    Jun 10vs OAKL 1-23.01.00000021000000.001.00
    Jun 6vs BALW 4-33.01.00000020000000.000.00
    Jun 3at CINW 10-811.01.00010032000000.002.00
    Jun 2at CINW 5-42.01.00000010000000.000.00
    May 31at TORW 4-28.01.00010000100000.001.00
    May 28vs SFW 7-511.31.10010031000000.000.75
    May 21at TBW 6-48.31.10010002000000.001.50
    May 16at STLW 3-210.71.20010021100000.001.20
    May 13vs KCW 4-312.01.01000010000000.000.00
    May 10vs LADL 1-82.01.00000010000000.000.00
    May 7at SFW 7-31.01.00000010110119.001.00
    Apr 29vs LAAW 7-57.30.10010000100000.003.00
    Apr 28vs LAAW 2-19.01.00010010000000.000.00
    Apr 26vs DETW 6-22.01.00000010000000.000.00
    Apr 22vs BOSW 5-49.01.00010010100000.001.00
    Apr 18at SEAW 6-54.01.00000031000000.001.00
    Apr 16at SDW 1-011.01.00010032100000.003.00
    Apr 13at SDW 4-314.01.01000030000000.000.00
    Apr 9vs STLW 6-12.01.00000010000000.000.00
    Apr 5vs NYMW 7-611.01.01000000000000.000.00
    Apr 1at CHCW 3-19.01.00010010200000.002.00
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