With the 27th overall pick, the Phillies have selected:
Jesse Biddle, LHP, Germantown HS (PA)
The local lefty is very tall, standing at 6'6, but he's not yet practiced in the art of controlling it, as his mechanics are rather predictably inconsistent. He's shown the ability to ramp it up to 93 and 94, and he could still push that up another notch or two as he develops his body. Needs work on filling out the rest of his repertoire. He's flashed a change, and he has a big, slow curve, but Biddle could stand to take each of those to the next level. Lots of upside here. It just won't come without blood, sweat, and tears.
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