Brandon Kyle Woodruff (born February 10, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He was optioned back to Colorado Springs on August 20 and recalled once again on September 1. In eight starts for Milwaukee he was 2–3 with a 4.81 ERA, and in 16 starts for Colorado Springs he pitched to a 6-5 record and 4.30 ERA.
MLB.com ranked Woodruff as Milwaukee’s third-best prospect going into the 2018 season. He began 2018 with Milwaukee but was optioned to Colorado Springs in early April.
He opened Game 1 of the NLDS against the Colorado Rockies, pitching three scoreless innings in the Brewers’ eventual 3–2 win. In-Game 1 of the 2018 National League Championship Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Woodruff hit a home run off of Clayton Kershaw. He became the 22nd pitcher and the 3rd relief pitcher in postseason history to accomplish the feat.
In 2019, Woodruff pitched in 22 games, registering an 11-3 record and a 3.62 ERA with 143 strikeouts in 121+2⁄3 innings pitched for the Brewers.
Brandon Woodruff is currently married to Jonie Green Woodruff. The beautiful couple has given birth to a daughter, Kyler Alise. Kyler Alise will be one year old on August 31, 2020.