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Woodcock begins his first season with the Ducks and third in professional baseball. The outfielder has spent the past two seasons with the Gateway Grizzlies of the Frontier League. He has combined to play in 148 games, totaling 26 home runs, 76 RBIs, 90 runs, 119 hits, 28 doubles, 10 stolen bases and a .325 on-base percentage. During the 2021 season, the Illinois native appeared in 89 games, launching 14 homers while ranking seventh in the league in doubles (25) and 10th in runs scored (63). Defensively, Woodcock has committed just one error in 135 games played in the field, spending time at all three outfield positions.

Prior to his professional career, the 25-year-old played five seasons of collegiate baseball at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. He compiled a .301 batting average with 22 homers, 120 RBIs, 140 runs, 226 hits, 48 doubles, nine triples, 19 stolen bases and a .398 on-base percentage over 201 games. In 2015, he was selected as a Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper and named to the Ohio Valley Conference All-Freshman team. Woodcock finished his career in the school’s all-time Top 10 for games played (8th), doubles (8th) and hits (10th).