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Brandon Workman | Relief Pitcher | #44

Team: Boston Red Sox
Age / DOB:  (29) / 8/13/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 238
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Texas
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 2 (0) / BOS
Contract: view contract details
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Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Workman will take the 25-man roster spot of Drew Pomeranz, who was placed on the disabled list with biceps tendinitis. Workman pitched in 33 games for the Red Sox in 2017, posting a 3.18 ERA. He'll work in a lower-leverage relief role in his first taste of MLB action this year. Jun 5 - 5:13 PM

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Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman appeared likely to begin the year with a spot in the bullpen, but the Red Sox apparently have other plans. The 29-year-old posted a 5.59 ERA and 8/3 K/BB ratio over 9 2/3 innings this spring.
Mar 26 - 1:06 PM

Red Sox and RHP Brandon Workman avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $835,000 contract.

It's the righty's first year of arbitration eligibility. Workman held a 3.18 ERA over 33 relief appearances for Boston in 2017.
Jan 12 - 2:44 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

The 28-year-old continues to shuttle back and forth from Triple-A whenever an extra arm is needed. He owns a 3.38 ERA, 1.69 WHIP and 4/1 K/BB ratio in 5 1/3 innings with the big league club this season.
Sat, Jul 15, 2017 03:19:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman gave up two runs over 2 1/3 innings Thursday in his lone appearance during his most recent stint with the big club.
Fri, Jun 9, 2017 04:37:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman has appeared in just one game for the big league club, firing three scoreless innings. He'll work in long relief.
Fri, Jun 2, 2017 04:35:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.

The Red Sox needed to clear a roster spot for David Price who is returning from the disabled list on Monday. The 28-year-old right-hander appeared in just one game for the big league club, firing three scoreless innings. He'll get another opportunity with the Red Sox this summer.
Sun, May 28, 2017 05:14:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman tossed three scoreless frames in a relief appearance earlier this month with the big club. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, May 21, 2017 01:00:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman hurled three scoreless innings Thursday in his first game since coming back from Tommy John surgery. The 28-year-old will bide his time in Pawtucket until he gets his next opportunity in the big leagues.
Thu, May 4, 2017 10:58:00 PM

Red Sox recalled RHP Brandon Workman from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman was off to a nice start at Pawtucket with eight scoreless innings, just one hit allowed and an 11/1 K/BB ratio. He'll likely work in long relief.
Mon, May 1, 2017 10:50:00 PM

Red Sox optioned RHP Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Workman, who missed the entire 2016 season following Tommy John surgery, allowed just one run over seven innings of work this spring. The 28-year-old hasn't pitched in the majors since 2014, but he'll try to earn his way back this year.
Tue, Mar 14, 2017 09:38:00 AM

Brandon Workman (elbow) threw to hitters Monday.

Workman hasn't appeared in a major league game since 2014 due to elbow troubles, but he apparently looked sharp during Monday's workout in Red Sox camp. "I was excited. It was good to be back out there and have batters in the box and just be part of the regular stuff," Workman said. "I felt like it got there." The 28-year-old right-hander is trying to win a spot in the Boston bullpen.
Source: WEEI
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 03:08:00 PM

Red Sox and RHP Brandon Workman avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $635,000 contract.

The 28-year-old hurler missed the entire 2016 campaign while rehabbing after Tommy John surgery. Given the depth that the Red Sox have stockpiled in the bullpen, Workman will have his work cut out for him in trying to make the club's Opening Day bullpen.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 07:30:00 PM

Red Sox activated RHP Brandon Workman from the 60-day disabled list.

Workman missed the entire 2016 season while rehabbing from Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. He should be ready for the start of spring training in 2017, but the 28-year-old right-hander is going to have to prove himself worthy of a spot in the Boston bullpen.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 03:47:00 PM

Brandon Workman (elbow) has moved his minor league rehab assignment to Double-A Portland.

The right-hander posted a 3.38 ERA and 8/2 K/BB ratio in eight innings with the Low-A Lowell Spinners. He has been out all season following Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery but is trying to make himself an option for the Red Sox bullpen down the stretch. An early-September debut seems possible.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016 04:03:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Christian Vazquez
2Sandy Leon
3Blake Swihart
1B1Mitch Moreland
2B1Dustin Pedroia
2Eduardo Nunez
3Brock Holt
SS1Xander Bogaerts
3B1Rafael Devers
2Marco Hernandez
LF1Andrew Benintendi
CF1Jackie Bradley
RF1Mookie Betts
DH1J.D. Martinez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Sale
2David Price
3Rick Porcello
4Drew Pomeranz
5Eduardo Rodriguez
6Steven Wright
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Craig Kimbrel
2Carson Smith
3Matt Barnes
4Tyler Thornburg
5Joe Kelly
6Heath Hembree
7Austin Maddox
8Hector Velazquez
9Brian Johnson
10Brandon Workman