The Colorado Springs Sky Sox were where Woodruff began the 2017 season. On June 13, the Brewers promoted Woodruff to the major leagues.
However, during warming up, he injured himself and was placed on the disabled list. Woodruff was recalled by the Brewers and will make his debut on August 4.
On August 20, he was optioned back to Colorado Springs and recalled on September 1. He was 2–3 with a 4.81 ERA in eight starts for Milwaukee, while he went 6-5 with a 4.30 ERA in 16 starts for Colorado Springs.
Woodruff was listed as Milwaukee’s third best prospect by MLB.com heading into the 2018 season. In early April, he was optioned to Colorado Springs after starting the year with Milwaukee.
He pitched three scoreless innings in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Colorado Rockies, leading the Brewers to a 3–2 victory.
Woodruff hit a home run off Clayton Kershaw in Game 1 of the 2018 National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. He became the 22nd pitcher in postseason history to do so, and the third relief pitcher to do so.
Woodruff pitched in 22 games for the Brewers in 2019, going 11-3 with a 3.62 ERA and 143 strikeouts in 121+23 innings thrown.
He was also named to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game for the 2019 season. In a league-leading 13 starts in 2020, Woodruff went 3-5 with a 3.05 ERA and 91 strikeouts in 73+23 innings of work.
How Tall Is Brandon Woodruff?
Brandon Woodruff stands at a height of 1.93 m.