How Old Is Brandon Waddell?
Brandon Waddell was born on June 3, 1994. Waddell is 27 years old.
Brandon David Waddell is a professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals of Major League Baseball.
He was born in the United States. He previously played in Major League Baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Minnesota Twins, and Baltimore Orioles, among other teams.
Waddell attended Clear Lake High School in Houston, Texas, then went on to study at the University of Houston–Clear Lake, where he earned a bachelor’s degree.
He went to the University of Virginia to play college baseball for the Virginia Cavaliers baseball team, which won the National Championship in 2011.
Virginia advanced to the College World Series final round in 2014, and he started the must-win game two, which Virginia won, but then Virginia lost game three, which was a loss for him.
He graduated from the University of Virginia in three years with a degree in economics, thanks to his extra credits, and has been accepted into the Curry School of Education at Virginia’s graduate program in educational leadership and policy.
He earned the victory in the deciding game of the 2015 College World Series by pitching in the ninth inning.
Waddell was drafted in the fifth round of the 2015 MLB draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates offered him a $315,000 signing bonus, and he accepted it.
Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League’s West Virginia Black Bears signed Waddell, who spent the entire season going 1-1 with a 5.75 ERA in six appearances.
He began the season with the Bradenton Marauders of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League, then was promoted to the Altoona Curve of the Class AA Eastern League in May of 2016.
The St. Louis Cardinals claimed Waddell off waivers on June 6, 2021, and he became a member of their organization.