St. Joseph by-the-Sea High School graduate Ricky DeVito made his debut for the Rome Braves of the South Atlantic League on Aug. 10.
The 20 year old surrendered two earned runs on four hits and two walks over 3 2/3 innings. He struck out two in picking up the loss.
DeVito is 0-1 with a 4.91 earned run average for Rome. Overall with three minor-league teams this season, he’s 0-1 with a 3.42 ERA, allowing nine earned runs on 17 hits and striking out 26 in 23 2/3 innings.
DeVito was an eighth-round pick of the Atlanta Braves in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft out of Seton Hall University.