Phillies draft local product in first round

The Phillies selected Germantown Friends product Jesse Biddle with the 27th overall pick. (John Costello / Staff Photographer)

The Phillies drafted left-handed pitcher Jesse Biddle with their first-round pick in the Major League Baseball draft, the 27th overall.

Biddle is a local product. He lives in Havertown and attends Germantown Friends High School.