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Jesse Biddle | Starting Pitcher | #63

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/22/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'5" / 235
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 1 (27) / PHI
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Braves recalled LHP Jesse Biddle from Triple-A Gwinnett.
Biddle had racked up eight strikeouts over 6 1/3 scoreless innings of relief this season at the Triple-A level. The former first-round pick of the Phillies will be available out of the Braves' bullpen on Wednesday night. Apr 18 - 2:51 PM

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Braves optioned LHP Jesse Biddle to Triple-A Gwinnett; optioned LHPs Adam McCreery and Ricardo Sanchez to Double-A Mississippi; reassigned RHPs Michael Soroka and Ray-Patrick Didder, LHPs Kolby Allard and Philip Pfeifer, Cs Kade Scivicque and Tyler Marlette and OF Cristian Pache to minor league camp.

There are some big prospect names here, but none of the cuts are surprising. A former Phillies top prospect, Biddle had a nice showing as a full-time reliever in 2017 and could debut in 2018.
Mar 9 - 1:16 PM

Braves optioned LHP Jesse Biddle to Double-A Mississippi; reassigned Cs Joe Odom and Kade Scivicque, OF Dustin Peterson, LHPs Sam Freeman and Adam Kolarek, and RHP Rhiner Cruz to minor league camp.

Buddle, a former top prospect with the Phillies, missed the entire 2016 season after Tommy John surgery. The Braves waited out the rehab process and will now try to get the 25-year-old back on track.
Wed, Mar 8, 2017 11:52:00 AM

Braves activated LHP Jesse Biddle from the 60-day disabled list.

Biddle missed the entire 2016 season while rehabbing after undergoing Tommy John surgery last October. The former Phillies' top prospect should be ready to return early in the 2017 season.
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 08:54:00 AM

Braves transferred LHP Jesse Biddle from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move opens up a spot for Jhoulys Chacin on the 40-man roster. Biddle had Tommy John surgery last October and will miss the season while rehabbing.
Tue, Apr 12, 2016 03:02:00 PM

Braves placed LHP Jesse Biddle on the 15-day disabled list.

Biddle is in the process of recovering from Tommy John surgery and is expected to miss most of the 2016 season. He'll be shifted to the 60-day disabled list at some point to free up a spot on the 40-man roster.
Sat, Apr 2, 2016 01:46:00 PM

Braves claimed LHP Jesse Biddle off waivers from the Pirates.

Pittsburgh waived him earlier this week to clear a roster spot for David Freese. Biddle is five months removed from Tommy John surgery. He'll return sometime in 2017.
Sat, Mar 19, 2016 04:58:00 PM

Pirates released LHP Jesse Biddle.

He was designated for assignment last week to make room on the roster for David Freese. Tim Williams of PiratesProspects.com says the Pirates are "working" to re-sign him. Biddle will miss all of 2016 after undergoing Tommy John surgery in October.
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 08:35:00 AM

Pirates designated LHP Jesse Biddle for assignment.

The 24-year-old southpaw was acquired in early February and will miss the entire 2016 season after undergoing Tommy John surgery. The Pirates would like to keep him around as a reclamation project, but needed the roster spot after Friday's signing of David Freese.
Fri, Mar 11, 2016 06:34:00 PM

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

This confirms reports from Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. 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, 2016 01:53:00 PM

Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com reports that the Pirates have acquired prospect left-hander Jesse Biddle from the Phillies.

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.
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 11:33:00 AM

Matt Gelb of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that the Phillies have traded prospect left-hander Jesse Biddle.

No word yet on the acquiring team, but he was expected to land elsewhere after being designated for assignment last week. The 24-year-old Biddle was once a top pitching prospect, but his star has faded in a big way over the past couple of seasons due to injury and he required Tommy John surgery in October.
Wed, Feb 3, 2016 11:23:00 AM

Phillies designated LHP Jesse Biddle for assignment.

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, 2016 02:50:00 PM

Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle will undergo Tommy John surgery on October 14.

Biddle looked like a top-100 prospect after the 2013 season, but he's had two straight disappointing campaigns since and is now heading for major surgery. The soon-to-be 24-year-old will be out until 2017.
Sun, Oct 4, 2015 12:37:00 PM

Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle will seek a second opinion on his left elbow.

"There’s some concern about his elbow," Phillies interim general manager Scott Proefrock said. Biddle had a 4.95 ERA through 24 minor league starts this year before being shut down with arm soreness. Biddle was once a top prospect for the team, but now it's a question when -- or if -- he'll ascend to the big club.
Source: CSN Philly
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 10:06:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Flowers
2Kurt Suzuki
3Carlos Perez
1B1Freddie Freeman
2B1Ozzie Albies
2Charlie Culberson
SS1Dansby Swanson
3B1Johan Camargo
2Ryan Flaherty
LF1Preston Tucker
2Peter Bourjos
CF1Ender Inciarte
RF1Nick Markakis
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Julio Teheran
2Mike Foltynewicz
3Brandon McCarthy
4Sean Newcomb
5Luiz Gohara
6Anibal Sanchez
7Matt Wisler
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Arodys Vizcaino
2Jose Ramirez
3A.J. Minter
4Dan Winkler
5Sam Freeman
6Peter Moylan
7Shane Carle
8Josh Ravin
9Jesse Biddle
10Grant Dayton
11Jacob Lindgren