St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School graduate Ricky DeVito fired scoreless baseball in his last two outings for the Danville Braves of the Appalachian League.
DeVito allowed no earned runs on two hits and struck out seven 6 2/3 innings over two starts, the first two starts of his professional career. His recent starts followed two relief appearances where he gave up six earned runs over 3 1/3 innings.
DeVito, an eighth-round pick of the Atlanta Braves out of Seton Hall University, is 0-0 with a 4.50 earned run average and 15 strikeouts over 12 innings for Danville. Prior to his promotion to Danville, he pitched a scoreless inning for the Gulf Coast Rookie League Braves.