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Biddle earns Eastern League Pitcher of the Week honors

Published On: Apr 29 2013 05:38:15 PM CDT

Jesse Biddle was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week following a pair of dominant starts last week.

READING, Pa. -

Phillies top prospect Jesse Biddle was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Week for April 22-28.

The southpaw allowed just two hits and zero earned runs in two starts over that period. He also struck out 26 hitters.

Biddle is 2-1 with a 1.74 ERA this season and leads the league with 40 strikeouts.