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Jesse Biddle: Cut loose by Arizona
The Diamondbacks released Biddle on Tuesday.
Biddle has seen big-league action in parts of four seasons, but he hasn't surfaced in the majors since the 2021 campaign. Over his eight relief appearances at Triple-A Reno in 2023, Biddle was charged with nine earned runs allowed on nine hits and 13 walks over 5.2 innings.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jesse Biddle: Moves to minor-league camp
Biddle was reassigned to minor-league camp Sunday.
Biddle joined the Diamondbacks as a non-roster invitee and allowed two runs over 4.1 innings during spring action. He spent last season playing in Japan and had a 2.83 ERA across 57.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Diamondbacks' Jesse Biddle: Catches on with Diamondbacks
Biddle signed a minor-league contract with the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
Biddle pitched in Japan in 2022, holding a 2.83 ERA and 68:34 K:BB over 57.1 frames for the Orix Buffaloes. The 31-year-old left-hander last appeared in the majors with Atlanta in 2021 when he posted an 8.44 ERA over eight appearances. Biddle is a bat-misser but has always been held back by a lack of control.... See More ... See Less
Jesse Biddle: Becomes a Buffalo
Biddle signed with the NPB's Orix Buffaloes on Friday, Yahoo Japan reports.
Biddle was a first-round pick back in 2010 but didn't reach the majors until 2018 after a long slog through the minors which included Tommy John surgery. He cruised to a 3.11 ERA in 63.2 innings of relief in his debut season for Atlanta but has stumbled to an 8.24 ERA in 39.1 frames over the last three years. At age 30, the lefty's stateside career may be over, though it's still possible he earns another look if he impresses for the Buffaloes in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Jesse Biddle: Designated for assignment
Biddle was designated for assignment Monday.
Biddle spent a month in Atlanta's bullpen, and the team has evidently seen enough. He allowed 10 runs in 10.2 innings, striking out 11 while walking eight. The fact that he throws left-handed could earn him another look elsewhere, but he now owns an 8.24 ERA in 39.1 innings across the last three seasons.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Jesse Biddle: Joins active roster
Biddle's contract was selected by Atlanta on Saturday.
Biddle joined his former team on a minor-league deal in early April and won't have to wait long for his first opportunity of the season. He'll replace fellow lefty Sean Newcomb, who landed on the injured list for undisclosed reasons.... See More ... See Less
Braves' Jesse Biddle: Gets minors deal from Atlanta
Biddle signed a minor-league deal with Atlanta on Saturday, Andersen Pickard of MLBDailyDish.com reports.
He was released by the Reds last week after allowing three runs on on nine hits and two walks while striking out 12 over nine innings in the Cactus League. Biddle should serve as organizational long-relief depth.... See More ... See Less
Jesse Biddle: Released by Cincinnati
Biddle was released by the Reds on Friday.
Biddle was reassigned to minor-league camp Friday, and he'll now be free to search for another opportunity in free agency ahead of the regular season. The southpaw allowed three runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out 12 in nine innings this spring.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Reassigned to minor-league camp
Biddle was one of three players assigned to the Reds' minor-league camp Friday, along with pitcher Brandon Finnegan and catcher Rocky Gale.
Biddle was already up against it to make the team, and then he had to deal with shoulder problems at the start of spring training.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Cleared for spring training
Biddle (shoulder) is listed as one of the Reds' available relievers for Tuesday's Cactus League game against the Angels, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
Biddle spent the final month of the 2020 season on the Reds' injured list with an inflamed left shoulder before the team outrighted him off the 40-man roster in October. After electing free agency, Biddle rejoined the Reds on a minor-league deal that included an invite to spring training, which will give him the opportunity to compete for an Opening Day bullpen role with the big club. Over parts of three seasons in the big leagues with Cincinnati, Atlanta, Seattle and Texas, Biddle owns a 4.68 ERA, 1.59 WHIP and 94:54 K:BB across 92.1 innings.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Invited to spring training
Biddle (shoulder) signed a minor-league contract with the Reds on Friday that includes an invitation to spring training.
Biddle spent the last month of the 2020 season on the injured list with a left shoulder injury, and he was outrighted to Triple-A Louisville in October. He'll get to work with the major-league coaching staff during spring training in 2021 after his injury-shortened campaign last season.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Outrighted to Triple-A
Biddle (shoulder) cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Louisville on Wednesday.
The left-hander spent the final month of the season on the injured list with the left shoulder injury, but he's now been removed from the 40-man roster. Biddle appeared in only one game before suffering the injury.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Lands on injured list
Biddle was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left shoulder injury, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.
The 28-year-old had his contract selected earlier this week and delivered a scoreless appearance during his season debut Thursday, but he apparently picked up the shoulder injury. Biddle will be eligible to be activated Sept. 8, but it's unclear if he's expected to be ready to return at that point.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Contract selected
Biddle's contract was selected by the Reds prior to Tuesday's game against the Brewers.
He takes the place of Anthony DeSclafani (paternity list) on the active roster. Biddle will likely work as a long reliever while on the active roster.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Listed in 60-man player pool
Biddle will be a part of the Reds' 60-man player pool this season.
Biddle is not on the 40-man roster and was limited this spring as he returned from shoulder surgery. However, with this news, it's possible he will get work in low-leverage spots out of the big-league bullpen at some point this season.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Delayed by surgery recovery
Biddle won't pitch until the second week of camp as he works his way back from September arthroscopic surgery, Bobby Nightengale of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.
BIddle missed the second half of last season due to shoulder troubles and isn't free of them to start this year, either. Whether or not he'll be able to pitch enough this spring to make a case for a roster spot remains to be seen.... See More ... See Less
Reds' Jesse Biddle: Reaches MiLB deal with Reds
Biddle signed a minor-league contract with Cincinnati on Friday, which includes an invitation to spring training, C. Trent Rosecrans of The Athletic reports.
Biddle spent time in Atlanta, Seattle and Texas last season, struggling to an 8.36 ERA and 2.29 WHIP with a 26:22 K:BB over 28 innings out of the bullpen. Despite his struggles, he'll have a chance to earn a spot in the Reds' bullpen during spring training.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Jesse Biddle: Outrighted to Triple-A
Biddle (shoulder) was reinstated from the 60-day injured list and outrighted to Triple-A Nashville on Thursday.
Biddle missed the second half of 2019 with left shoulder fatigue after struggling with an 8.36 ERA and 2.29 WHIP over 28 major-league innings.... See More ... See Less
Rangers' Jesse Biddle: Out until mid-September
The Rangers transferred Biddle to the 60-day injured list Sunday, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports.
Since Biddle's initial move to the IL was retroactive to July 15, the new transaction means he won't be eligible to rejoin the Rangers until at least mid-September. At that point, the Rangers may not deem it worthwhile to bring Biddle back with limited time left in the season, making it a realistic possibility that he doesn't pitch again in 2019. Biddle's placement on the 60-day IL will open up a spot on the 40-man roster for fellow reliever Ian Gibaut, who was acquired from the Rays on Sunday.... See More ... See Less
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