Brandon Waddell, a popular American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals, was born on June 3, 1994.
He has previously played in MLB for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Minnesota Twins, and Baltimore Orioles. Addell made his career debut with the West Virginia Black Bears of the Class A-Short Season New York-Penn League, where he spent the whole season, finishing 1–1 with a 5.75 ERA in six games.
In May, he was promoted to the Altoona Curve of the Class AA Eastern League from the Bradenton Marauders of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League.
Between the two clubs, he threw to a combined 11–9 record with a 3.49 ERA. Waddell spent last season with Altoona, where he went 3–3 with a 3.55 ERA in 15 games.
He divided the 2018 and 2019 seasons between Altoona and the Class AAA International League’s Indianapolis Indians. Waddell’s contract was added to the 40-man roster on August 9, 2020. On August 14, he made his major league debut against the Cincinnati Reds.
Waddell was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins on October 30, 2020. Waddell was designated for assignment on February 11, 2021, as a result of Kyle Garlick’s waiver claim.
Waddell was outrighted and invited to spring training as a non-roster invitee on February 13. Waddell was added to the 40-man and active rosters on April 7, 2021.
Waddell was designated for assignment on May 7, 2021, after posting an 11.25 ERA in four outings. The Baltimore Orioles claimed Waddell off waivers on May 8, 2021. Before being assigned for assignment, Waddell threw 1.0 scoreless inning for Baltimore.
How Much Does Brandon Waddell Make?
Brandon earns $570,500 per year.