SP - MIL
Brandon Woodruff allowed one hit and struck out eight over seven innings in Wednesday's win over the Cubs. He did not factor in the decision.
Woodruff was fantastic on Wednesday; only three runners reached base, and only one was via a base hit. Woodruff has a strong 2.45 ERA, 0.82 WHIP, and 13 strikeouts in 11 innings this season. He lines up to take on the Cubs again on Tuesday.
Brandon Woodruff allowed three earned runs over four innings in a no-decision against the Twins on Thursday. He allowed six hits and two walks, while striking out five.
Woodruff scattered six hits over four innings, and was unable to limit the damage in his first outing of 2021. His fastball velocity was sitting at a staggering 97 mph, and his offspeed pitches looked good as well. He'll look to get into the win column in his next start, likely to come Wednesday against the Cubs.
Brandon Woodruff has been named the Brewers' Opening Day starter against the Twins.
This will be Woodruff's second straight Opening Day nod. The 28-year-old had a very productive 2020 campaign and the results were backed up by both FIP as well as his Baseball Savant metrics. The only question mark when it comes to Woodruff is his workload as he has yet to total more 121 2/3 innings as a major league pitcher.
Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff is facing live hitters on Thursday.
Woodruff had some stiffness in his back recently, but this is a step in the right direction. Woodruff's ERA was 3.05 in 13 games started in the 2020 season.
Brewers ace Brandon Woodruff (back) is scheduled to throw a live batting practice on Tuesday.
Woodruff was scratched from today's start due to some back stiffness. The Brewers insist they're simply being cautious with their ace right-hander. He could make his Cactus League debut as early as this weekend if today's live BP goes well.