November 10, 2012
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Threshers LHP Jesse Biddle (Photo by Bryan Greene/Flickr)
Position: Starting pitcher
Prospect Level: Top prospect (2nd according to BaseballAmerica.com)
Team: Clearwater (Single-A+)
2012 Minor League Stats: 26 starts, 10-6, 3.22 ERA, 142.2 IP, 151 K.
Season in Review: Local product and former first round pick Jesse Biddle began his first season at Class A Clearwater with lofty expectations.
Biddle had a very good 2012 season as he had his highest win total in his Phillies career with 10. The Germantown Friends product tossed his first complete game in nearly two years.
The Threshers left-hander tossed seven no-hit innings against Brevard County on Aug. 17. Biddle also struck out 12 batters in that contest.
In 2012, Biddle shaved down his walks total and struck out 27 more batters in only a few more innings than in 2011 with the Lakewood Blue Claws.
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