A Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, Brandon Kyle Woodruff was born and raised in the United States.
The Texas Rangers selected Woodruff in the fifth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft out of Wheeler High School in Mississippi.
When he didn’t sign with the Rangers, he went to play baseball in college at Mississippi State University instead. During the 2014 season, he had an earned run average of 6.75 in 37 innings, going 1-3.
His Cape Cod Baseball League team of choice was the Harwich Mariners in 2012. In the 11th round of the 2014 MLB Draft, the Milwaukee Brewers selected him out of high school.
Woodruff made his major league debut that year with the Helena Brewers, where he played the entire season, going 1–2 with a 3.28 ERA in 14 games (eight starts).
He began 2016 with the Brevard County Manatees, where he finished 2015 with a 4-7 record and a 3.45 ERA in 19 games pitched.
Biloxi Shuckers promoted him in May. His sibling was killed in an ATV accident in July.
With nine strikeouts, Woodruff tossed a six-inning shutout and hit a home run in his first start since the death of his brother To wrap out the year.
Woodruff pitched in 28 games for two different organizations, going 14-9 with a 2.68 ERA.
Where Is Brandon Woodruff From?
Brandon Woodruff is from Tupelo, Mississippi, United States.