Last year at the trade deadline, the Pittsburgh Pirates got two players from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for then-closer Richard Rodriguez. Bryse Wilson already had major league experience and has been bouncing back and forth between the Pirates and Triple-A this season.
Ricky DeVito, the other player in the deal, didn’t play due to rehabbing an injury at the time of the deal. He made his organizational debut in 2022.
Assigned to Greensboro to start the year, DeVito has shown some strong swing-and-miss stuff, but has taken a step back when it comes to his control. Throwing strikes had always been an issue, but in his brief playing time last year it looked like he was making progress.
An eighth-round pick by the Braves out of Seton Hall, DeVito has posted great ‘reverse splits’ when i...
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