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Somerset's Jared Dettmann signs pro contract with Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves wasted little time in signing Somerset's Jared Dettmann to a professional baseball contract.

Dettmann agreed to a contract with the Braves on Thursday after being the team's 17th round draft selection in the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft over the weekend.

Dettmann was scheduled to fly to Orlando, Fla. on Friday to receive his team physical. From there, Dettmann is set to travel to Danville, Va., to join the Danville Braves. The Braves are scheduled to begin their rookie league season on June 20.