Diamondbacks outfielder Socrates Brito is ready to continue his baseball odyssey
As a minor-league manager, Robby Hammock's favorite player was always Socrates Brito.
The 25-year-old outfield prospect, whom Hammock managed in Visalia (High-A) in 2014 and in Mobile (Double-A) in 2015, was a model image of what a baseball player should be.
But whatever happened to Brito? And why, since then, has the Dominican-born slugger managed just 97 big-league plate appearances?
The once-heralded Arizona Diamondbacks prospect made his MLB debut back in Sept. 2015 when he posted a .303 batting average to go along with four extra base hits in 18 games.
While in the minors, Brito not... read more