Jesse Biddle recently signed with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan.
Left-handed pitcher Jesse Biddle recently signed with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan. Jesse has pitched in four MLB seasons, the bulk of his work as a member of the Braves. The former number 27 overall draft pick (by the Philadelphia Phillies) has also spent time with the Rangers, Reds, and Mariners, pitching to a combined 5.07 ERA in 103 big league games. He spent the early portion of his pro career as a starter and ranked among the game’s top 100 prospects at Baseball America and MLB.com.