Hometown: Miami, FL
CHRIS AT A GLANCE: Right-hander with experience working out of the bullpen...Strong command of his fastball and a very good curve…Will certainly add depth to the Bucs’ bullpen this spring.
PREVIOUS COLLEGE (TUFTS UNIVERSITY): Played two seasons under John Casey and recorded 12 saves while striking out 33 hitters to finish with a 1.17 earned run average…Earned Second Team All-Conference his freshman year and garnered First Team All-Conference honors his sophomore year…Named NESCAC Co-Pitcher of the Year and was a First-Team All-American by D3Baseball in 2010. Holds the single season and career saves record at Tufts…Surrendered just three earned runs in 23 total innings, and struck out 23 while allowing only nine walks… Five of his saves came in NESCAC East Division play, where Tufts finished 10-2 to win the pennant and earn the right to host the conference championship… He did not allow a run in six NESCAC divisional appearances…The Jumbos went on to win the NESCAC title, with DeGoti saving two out of the three games during the championship weekend…Recorded a six-out save against Eastern Connecticut in Game 7 of the NCAA Division III Regional, allowing just one hit to finish off a 3-0 win.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduate from belen Jesuit Prep in 2008, played under Tony Meilan…Lettered two years in baseball for the Wolverines…Compiled a 5-1 record his senior year with a 2.50 earned run average…Helped his team to the State Tournament his junior year and lost to eventual State Champions, Bishop Moore…Earned Honorable Mention, honor roll accolades his senior year and graduated Summa Cum Lade.
PERSONAL: Son of Jose and Annette DeGoti…Has two younger brothers Alex and Brandon. Majoring in sport management.