Brandon Woodruff

Milwaukee Brewers, Starting Pitcher
Age: 31-131d (Feb 10, 1993)
Exp: 5.161 Years
Country: US
College: Mississippi State
Drafted: Round 11 (#326 overall), 2014
Agent(s): Bo McKinnis
2024 Payroll Salary

$2,500,000

2024 Cash

$2,500,000

Career Earnings

$27,338,123

2024-2026 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Brandon Woodruff signed a 2 year , $17,500,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $17,500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $8,750,000. In 2024, Woodruff will earn a base salary of $2,500,000, while carrying a total salary of $2,500,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $17,500,000
Average Salary:
$8,750,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2027 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2024 31
$2,500,000 $8,750,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000
2025 32 $5,000,000 $8,750,000 3.63% $5,000,000 $7,500,000
2026 33
Mutual
$20,000,000 $8,750,000 - $10,000,000 $17,500,000
2027 34
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2024 31 5.161
$2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $8,750,000
2025 32 - $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $8,750,000
2026 33 -
Mutual
$20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $8,750,000
2027 34 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 31
$2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $5,833,333
2025 32 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $7,500,000 $3,750,000 $7,500,000
2026 33
Mutual
$10,000,000 $10,000,000 $17,500,000 $5,833,333 $10,000,000
Contract Notes
  • 2026 Mutual Option includes a $10M buyout
  • Full No Trade Clause
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2023-2023 Arbitration

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $10,800,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $10,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $10,800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $10,800,000
Average Salary:
$10,800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2022-2022 Arbitration

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $6,800,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $6,800,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $6,800,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $6,800,000
Average Salary:
$6,800,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Arbitration

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $3,275,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $3,275,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,275,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,275,000
Average Salary:
$3,275,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $633,100 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $633,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $633,100.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $633,100
Average Salary:
$633,100
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2019-2019 Pre-Arb

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $561,400 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $561,400 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $561,400.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $561,400
Average Salary:
$561,400
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2018-2018 Pre-Arb

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $550,100 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $550,100 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $550,100.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $550,100
Average Salary:
$550,100
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2017-2017 Pre-Arb

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $535,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $535,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $535,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $535,000
Average Salary:
$535,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Signing Bonus

Brandon Woodruff signed a 1 year , $2,700,000 contract with the Milwaukee Brewers, including $2,700,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $2,700,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $2,700,000
Average Salary:
$2,700,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$27,338,123

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

1 team

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2014 21
Signing Bonus
$2,700,000
$2,700,000
2017 24
Active
$257,224
$2,957,224
2018 25
Active
$210,018
$3,167,242
2019 26
Active
$561,400
$3,728,642
2020 27
Active
$234,481
$3,963,123
2021 28
Active / Arb Avoided
$3,275,000
$7,238,123
2022 29
Active / Arb Avoided
$6,800,000
$14,038,123
2023 30
Active / Arb Avoided
$10,800,000
$24,838,123
2024 31
Injured
$2,500,000
$27,338,123
Total      
$27,338,123
$27,338,123
2025 32
Active
$5,000,000
2026 33
Active / Mutual
$10,000,000
Total
$42,338,123
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2014
21
$2,700,000
$2,700,000
$2,700,000
2017
24
$257,224
$257,224
$2,957,224
2018
25
$210,018
$210,018
$3,167,242
2019
26
$561,400
$561,400
$3,728,642
2020
27
$234,481
$234,481
$3,963,123
2021
28
$3,275,000
$3,275,000
$7,238,123
2022
29
$6,800,000
$6,800,000
$14,038,123
2023
30
$10,800,000
$10,800,000
$24,838,123
2024
31
$2,500,000
$2,500,000
$27,338,123
Total
$24,638,123
$2,700,000
$27,338,123
$27,338,123
2025
32
$5,000,000
$5,000,000
2026
33
$10,000,000
$10,000,000
Total
$39,638,123
$2,700,000
$42,338,123

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
9 $24,638,123 $2,700,000 - $27,338,123

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2017 MIL Jun 14, 2017 - Jul 25, 2017 Hamstring
2019 MIL Jul 22, 2019 - Sep 17, 2019 Oblique
2022 MIL May 28, 2022 - Jun 28, 2022 Ankle
2023 MIL Apr 11, 2023 - Aug 06, 2023 Shoulder
2024 MIL Mar 28, 2024 - TBD Elbow (Tommy John)
  • Feb 19, 2024 Signed a 2 year $17.5 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), including a mutual option for 2026
  • Nov 17, 2023 Non-Tendered by Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jan 13, 2023 Signed a 1 year $10.8 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $6.8 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Jan 15, 2021 Signed a 1 year $3.275 million contract with Milwaukee (MIL), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 05, 2020 Signed a 1 year $633,100 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Mar 05, 2019 Signed a 1 year $561,400 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Mar 24, 2018 Signed a 1 year $550,100 contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jun 12, 2014 Signed a contract with Milwaukee (MIL)
  • Jun 07, 2014 Drafted by Milwaukee (MIL): Round 11 (#326 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 MIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.00 0.00
2023 MIL 11 11 40 17 17 15 74 9 5 1 0 67.0 2.28 2.01 2.44
2022 MIL 27 27 122 56 52 42 190 18 13 4 0 153.3 3.05 2.47 2.74
2021 MIL 30 30 130 54 51 43 211 18 9 10 0 179.3 2.56 2.16 0.01
2020 MIL 13 13 55 26 25 18 91 9 3 5 0 73.7 3.05 2.20 2.06
2019 MIL 27 22 109 49 49 30 143 12 11 3 0 121.7 3.63 2.22 0.38
2018 MIL 19 4 36 18 17 14 47 4 3 0 1 42.3 3.61 2.98 0.19
2017 MIL 8 8 43 23 23 14 32 5 2 3 0 43.0 4.81 0.34 0.51
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