Chris Devenski

Chris Devenski
Houston Astros – No. 47
Born: (1990-11-13) November 13, 1990
Long Beach, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
April 8, 2016, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
(through 2016 season)
Win–loss record 4–4
Earned run average 2.16
Strikeouts 104
WHIP 0.91

Christopher Michael Devenski (born November 13, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB).


Devenski played college baseball at California State University, Fullerton. He played for the Woodstock River Bandits, a summer league team in 2011. He was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 25th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft.[1] He made his professional debut with the Great Falls Voyagers. He started 2012 with the Kannapolis Intimidators before being traded to the Houston Astros in August as a player to be named later for Brett Myers.[2] He started his Astros career with the Lexington Legends. In September he threw a no-hitter with 16 strikeouts.[3] Devenski pitched 2013 and 2014 with the Quad Cities River Bandits, Lancaster JetHawks and Corpus Christi Hooks. He pitched 2015 with Corpus Christi and was named their pitcher of the year.[4][5] He was promoted to the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies for the playoffs and pitched seven one-hit innings to help Fresno win the Triple-A National Championship.[6]

Devenski made his MLB debut on April 8, 2016.[7]


  1. "Gahr High Graduates Selected In Major League Baseball Draft". Cerritos-Artesia, California Patch. June 9, 2011. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  2. Steve Batterson. "River Bandits experience career-changing trades". The Quad-City Times. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  3. "Legends' Devenski fans 16 in no-hitter – News – The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  4. "Driven Devenski: Hooks righty putting together impressive season". Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  5. "Devenski named Hooks Pitcher of Year". Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  6. "Chris Devenski helps Fresno win AAA natl title". Houston Astros. Retrieved November 21, 2015.
  7. Chris Devenski has hectic few days after called up by Astros

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