Brandon Kyle Woodruff is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers in the United States.
Woodruff graduated from Wheeler High School in Wheeler, Mississippi, and was taken in the fifth round of the 2011 MLB draft by the Texas Rangers.
He did not sign with the Rangers and instead chose to play collegiate baseball at Mississippi State University. He went 1-3 with a 6.75 ERA in 37 innings as a junior in 2014.
He played collegiate summer baseball with the Cape Cod Baseball League’s Harwich Mariners in 2012. He was picked in the 11th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Milwaukee Brewers after his junior year.
That year, Woodruff made his professional debut with the Helena Brewers, where he spent the entire season, going 12–2 with a 3.28 ERA in 14 appearances (eight starts).
He began 2016 with the Brevard County Manatees, where he posted a 4–7 record and 3.45 ERA in 21 games (19 starts).
He was promoted to the Biloxi Shuckers in May. His sibling was killed in an ATV accident in July.
Woodruff made his first start since his brother’s death, pitching six scoreless innings and striking out nine batters while also hitting a home run.
Between the two organizations, Woodruff finished 2016 with a combined 14-9 record and 2.68 ERA in 28 starts.
How Old Is Brandon Woodruff?
Brandon Woodruff is 29 years old. He was born on February 10, 1993.