Jesse Biddle

#70, SP, Pittsburgh
Jesse Biddle
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  • Born:
    October 22, 1991
  • Birth Place:
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Draft:
    2010 1ˢᵗ round (27ᵗʰ pick) by the Philadelphia Phillies

Player Notes
Pirates acquired LHP Jesse Biddle from the Phillies for RHP Yoervis Medina.

Advice: This confirms reports from Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Jim Salisbury of Once a mainstay on top 100 prospect lists, Biddle had Tommy John surgery back in October and was designated for assignment last week. The 24-year-old will miss the entire 2015 season, but Pittsburgh is known for revitalizing pitchers, so this is as good of a landing spot as he could have hoped for.

Wed, Feb 3 Rotoworld
Jim Salisbury of reports that the Pirates have acquired prospect left-hander Jesse Biddle from the Phillies.

Advice: It's unclear what the Phillies will receive in return. Biddle had Tommy John surgery in October, so he'll be in rehab mode for all of 2016, but Pittsburgh is a nice landing spot for him given their penchant for turning pitchers around. While Biddle's career has veered off track, he's still just 24 years old.

More: Jim Salisbury on Twitter

Wed, Feb 3 Rotoworld
Phillies designated LHP Jesse Biddle for assignment.

Advice: Biddle was the Phillies' top pitching prospect a couple years ago, but he's had two straight disappointing campaigns and underwent Tommy John surgery back in October. It seems likely that he'll clear waivers.

Fri, Jan 29 Rotoworld

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