Brandon Workman

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 5"/235
  • Age: 27

Brandon Workman MLB Career Stats

7-13 5.11 128.2 117 1.42

Brandon Workman Bio

  • Full Name: Brandon Carlin Workman
  • Born: 8/13/1988 in Arlington, TX
  • Draft: 2010, Boston Red Sox, 2nd rd. (57th overall)
  • College: Texas
  • Debut: July 10, 2013
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MLB Career Stats 7 13 5.11 39 18 0 128.2 117 1.42
  • Status: Disabled 60-Day


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June 16, 2015 at 8:15 PM ET

Workman undergoes Tommy John surgery

Dr. James Andrew performed Tommy John surgery on Red Sox right-hander Brandon Workman on Monday.

June 3, 2015 at 2:49 PM ET

Source: De Aza en route to Red Sox for cash

The Red Sox acquired veteran outfielder Alejandro De Aza and cash considerations from the Orioles for Minor League right-hander Joe Gunkel on Wednesday. De Aza was designated for assignment by Baltimore last week.


Brandon Workman Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2013 Boston AL

CAR Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2012 Salem CAR

Brandon Workman Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 3, 2015 Boston Red Sox transferred RHP Brandon Workman from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Partially torn right elbow ligament
April 11, 2015 Pawtucket Red Sox placed RHP Brandon Workman on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 9, 2015. Strained right elbow.
April 3, 2015 Boston Red Sox placed RHP Brandon Workman on the 15-day disabled list. Right elbow strain
September 3, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 24, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 30, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled Brandon Workman from Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 9, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 24, 2014 Brandon Workman roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
June 18, 2014 RHP Brandon Workman roster status changed by Boston Red Sox.
May 25, 2014 Boston Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Pawtucket Red Sox.
April 9, 2014 Boston Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 5, 2013 Boston Red Sox recalled Brandon Workman from Pawtucket Red Sox.
August 1, 2013 Boston Red Sox optioned Brandon Workman to Pawtucket Red Sox.
July 9, 2013 Boston Red Sox selected the contract of Brandon Workman from Pawtucket Red Sox.
June 5, 2013 Brandon Workman assigned to Pawtucket Red Sox from Portland Sea Dogs.
March 24, 2013 RHP Brandon Workman assigned to Boston Red Sox.
August 8, 2012 Brandon Workman assigned to Portland Sea Dogs from Salem Red Sox.
April 20, 2012 Brandon Workman assigned to Salem Red Sox from Lowell Spinners.
April 5, 2012 Brandon Workman assigned to Lowell Spinners from Greenville Drive.
July 2, 2011 Brandon Workman roster status changed by Greenville Drive.
June 20, 2011 Greenville Drive placed RHP Brandon Workman on the 7-day disabled list.
April 5, 2011 RHP Brandon Workman assigned to Greenville Drive from Lowell Spinners.
September 23, 2010 Brandon Workman roster status changed by Lowell Spinners.
August 20, 2010 RHP Brandon Workman assigned to Lowell Spinners from Boston Red Sox.
August 16, 2010 Boston Red Sox signed RHP Brandon Workman.

Brandon Carlin Workman Bio Info

Went 12-2 with a 3.35 ERA as a junior for the University of Texas in 2010...Led the Big 12 Conference in wins and ranked among conference leaders in innings (4th, 104.2), strikeouts (5th, 101), ERA (9th), and opponent AVG (9th, .247). Rated by Baseball America as the No. 8 right-hander available in the June 2010 draft Was selected by Philadelphia in the 3rd round of the June 2007 draft but did not sign.


Spent the majority of the season with the Red Sox, making 19 appearances (15 starts) over 4 ML stints...Also made 11 starts for Triple-A Pawtucket...Made his 1st career Opening Day roster and pitched 3 times out of the bullpen (1.42 ERA, 1 ER/6.1 IP) before being optioned to the PawSox...Rejoined the Red Sox on 5/25 and moved into the rotation, starting that day at TB...Posted a 3.21 ERA (10 ER/28.0 IP) in his first 5 starts through 6/15...Ejected for the 1st time in his career on 5/30 vs. TB for throwing behind Evan Longoria after warnings were issued...Was suspended by MLB for 6 games...Earned the win in a 1-0 victory on 6/10 at BAL, limiting the Orioles to 1 hit over 6.2 scoreless innings...Held opponents to 3 runs or less and pitched at least 5.0 innings in the first 8 starts of his career through 6/15...It marked the 2nd-longest such streak to begin a Red Sox career behind Boo Ferriss, who did it in 9 consecutive starts to begin his career in 1945...Ended the season on a 10-game losing streak that began on 6/27 and spanned 10 starts and 1 relief outing, including 3 shutout losses...Dropped 8 straight appearances (7 starts) from 6/27-8/23...The Red Sox scored only 18 runs while he was in the game over the 10-game streak...Left with a lead in his last 2 no-decisions, 6/15 vs. CLE (was ahead 2-1) and 9/4 at NYY (was ahead 4-3)...Went 7-1 with a 4.11 ERA (28 ER/61.1 IP) for Pawtucket, earning the win in each of his last 6 Triple-A starts beginning on 5/12.


Split the 1st half of his season between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket before being added to the Red Sox ML roster in July...Appeared in 20 games, including 3 starts, with BOS. Finished with 6 wins, T-5th most among all AL rookie pitchers...His 5 relief wins were the 3rd-most among all AL rookie relievers (T-5th in MLB). Averaged 10.15 SO/9.0 IP (47 SO/41.2 IP) with the Sox, the 4th best rate among AL rookie hurlers who threw at least 20.0 innings. Pitched more than 1.0 inning in 8 of his 17 relief appearances for BOS, and 2.0 or more innings 4 times. Selected to the active ML roster by BOS on 7/9...Made ML debut in relief on the next day, 7/10 at SEA (ND, 2.0 IP, 4 H, 3 ER, 4 SO). Made next 3 appearances out of the Red Sox rotation from 7/14-30, and went 1-1 with a 2.45 ERA (5 ER/18.1 IP)...Pitched at least 6.0 innings and allowed 2 runs or fewer in each outing to become the 1st Red Sox pitcher to do so in his 1st 3 ML starts since 1976 (Rick Jones). Optioned to Pawtucket on 7/31...Recalled for 2nd ML stint on 8/6 and spent remainder of the year with BOS. Between Double-A and Triple-A, combined to hold opponents to a .140 AVG (13-for-93) with RISP. Recorded a season-high 9 SO on 4 separate occasions in the minors: 4/5 vs. Trenton, 4/17 at Binghamton, and 5/27 at Binghamton with Portland, and 6/15 vs. Buffalo while with Pawtucket. Began the year with Portland where he worked out of the starting rotation...Earned wins in each of his 1st 3 starts (3.00 ERA, 6 ER/18.0 IP), and went 5-0 with a 2.80 ERA (11 ER/35.1 IP) over his 1st 6 games (5 starts). Pitched at least 5.0 innings in all 11 of his games for the Sea Dogs, including 5.0 innings in relief on 4/23 vs. Binghamton...Allowed 3 ER or fewer in 9 of his 11 appearances (10 starts). Promoted to Pawtucket in early June where he made 6 starts for the PawSox. Earned the win in his Triple-A debut, 6/9 at Syracuse (5.2 IP, 8 H, 3 ER, 3 BB , 4 SO). Threw 7.0 scoreless innings for the win on 6/20 vs. Columbus. Made his postseason debut with BOS…Appeared in 7 total games for BOS in the ALDS, ALCS, and World Series, going 0-1, with a 0.00 ERA (1 R, 0 ER, 8.2 IP)…Worked more than 1.0 inning in 3 of his 7 appearances… Got his 1st postseason experience in ALDS Game 3 at TB on 10/7 (0.2 IP, H)…Threw 1.0 scoreless inning and stranded 1 inherited runner in ALCS Game 2 vs. DET on 10/13…Hurled 1.2 scoreless innings of relief in ALCS Game 6 vs. DET on 10/19…Ended a DET scoring threat in the 6th by stranding 2 inherited runners after beginning the inning with 2 men on and no outs with the Sox trailing, 2-1…Appeared in 3 World Series games…Was charged with the loss in Game 3 at STL on 10/26…Struck out in his 1st career postseason at-bat also in Game 3 at STL… Retired the side in order in a scoreless 8th inning in World Series Game 6 vs. STL on 10/30.


Named the Red Sox Pitcher of the Year after going 10-8 with a 3.50 ERA (54 ER/138.2 IP) and 130 strikeouts in 25 starts between High-A Salem and Double A-Portland. Ranked among organizational minor league leaders in SO (T-2nd) and wins (4th). Placed among Carolina League qualifiers in ERA (4th, 3.40), WHIP (2nd, 1.09), opponent AVG (2nd, .244), SO/9.0 innings (2nd, 8.47), BB/9.0 innings (2nd, 1.58) and fewest base runners per 9.0 innings (1st, 9.90). Named Pitcher of the Week in the CL for 4/23-29 after tossing a 6.0-inning, 3-hit shutout in a start on 4/27 Went 3-1 with a 1.20 ERA (4 ER/30.0 IP) over 5 starts from 5/31-6/24, the 2nd-lowest ERA in the CL in that span. Recorded a season-high 10 SO on 7/16 at Frederick. Was promoted to Portland on 8/8 and won each of his 1st 3 starts with the Sea Dogs, allowing just 3 runs over 18.0 innings (1.50 ERA) with 15 SO. Following the season, rated by Baseball America as having the best curveball and best control in the Red Sox system.



Made professional debut with Single-A Greenville. Ranked 2nd on the Drive and 13th among South Atlantic League qualifiers with a 3.71 ERA (54 ER/131.0 IP). Also placed among club leaders in starts (2nd, 26), IP (3rd, 131.0), and SO (2nd, 115) Went 1-0 with a 2.67 ERA (9 ER/30.1 IP) and 27 SO in 6 starts in May Earned 1st career win on 5/29 vs. Asheville Landed on the DL on 6/20 and fanned a season-high 9 batters in his 1st start back on 7/2 vs. Hickory.