Phillies trade Jesse Biddle to Pirates for Yoervis Medina

The Phillies have traded Jesse Biddle to the Pittsburgh Pirates. Perhaps a change of scenery will help Biddle get back on track. On Wednesday the Phillies traded Biddle to the Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina. The former first-round draft pick of the Phillies brougth plenty of promise as a future fixture in the starting rotation, but Tommy John surgery...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates acquire former first-round pick Biddle from Phillies

PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired pitching prospect Jesse Biddle from the Philadelphia Phillies. The deal, announced Tuesday, sends Biddle to the Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Yoervis Medina. The 24-year-old Biddle was a first-round pick by the Phillies in the 2010 first-year player draft. Biddle went 9-6 with a 4.95 ERA in 24 combined minor...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies land relief pitcher in exchange for former first round pick Jesse Biddle

Embed from Getty Images The Phillies announced formally that they have traded pitcher Jesse Biddle to the Pittsburgh Pirates. What is a former first round pick who just underwent Tommy John Surgery worth? The Phillies will receive a Major League right-handed reliever for Biddle in Yoervis Medina. The Phillies announced...
Via Philliedelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Phillies trade former top prospect Jesse Biddle to Pirates

The Philadelphia Phillies have traded former top prospect pitcher Jesse Biddle, according to a report.
Via Philliedelphia
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bust? Phillies give up on Jesse Biddle, DFA 2012 No. 1 draft pick

Left-hander had Tommy John surgery last October. The Phillies were hoping for another Cole Hamels when drafting a hometown kid 27th overall in 2010. Jesse Biddle hasn't panned out due to mound struggles and injuries, and on Friday the Phillies took big step toward giving up on the 6-foot-5 Philadelphia native developing into something special...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Biddle DFA’d to make room for new addition

Biddle, image- Jay Floyd The Phillies made a move on Friday removing 2010 top draft choice Jesse Biddle from the team’s 40-man roster in favor of lefty pitcher Bobby LaFromboise, who was claimed off waivers from the Angels. It’s not a stunning move that the Phils designated the 24-year-old for assignment, as he underwent Tommy John surgery this off-season and is expected to...
Via Phillies Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How bad will the Philadelphia Phillies be in 2015?

Without Jimmy Rollins, the Philadelphia Phillies are tied for the worst odds to win the World Series in the MLB. They are also dead last in odds to win the NL pennant at 80/1, with the next worst team being at 40/1. These odds beg the question: Will the Philadelphia Phillies really be that bad? Recent History First, it helps to look at the record trend from the last few years...
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

“Unhappy” Biddle Placed on Leave by Phillies

File this under not good. Jesse Biddle has left the Reading Fightins and spoke to the Reading Eagle about his unhappiness. “I’m struggling with a lot of stuff. I’m miserable out there. I’m very unhappy. And I don’t know why. There’s really no answer right now. Nothing feels fluid on the mound, nothing feels natural, nothing feels right. Everything feels out of sync. I...
Via Phillies Nation
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Prospect Nation 2014: #2 LHP Jesse Biddle

Jesse Biddle, Image- Jay Floyd In recent years, Jesse Biddle has become the prospect that Phillies fans have heard the most about.  This year though, the hometown kid may go from highly touted prospect to major league rookie and the stuff that Philadelphia faithful have heard will be on display at the top level of the sport every five days. Upon signing his first pro contract, Biddle...
Via Phillies Nation
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor League Notebook: Five invited to big league camp, Coaching changes

Jesse Biddle, image- Jay Floyd Five Phillies minor leaguers will be invited to big league spring training, according to reports on Wednesday.    Lefty hurlers Jesse Biddle and Mario Hollands, third baseman Maikel Franco, right-hander Kenny Giles as well as catcher Sebastian Valle will all get some time with the big league club. Biddle was the Phillies’ top prospect going into...
Via Phillies Nation
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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