Socrates Orel Brito Cespedes
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 197 lb.
Socrates Brito is an outfielder who made his big league debut at the end of the 2015 season.
Brito signed with the Arizona Diamondbacks in April 2010; the scout was Junior Noboa. In his pro debut, he was 1 for 2 with a RBI on July 30, 2010, for the DSL Diamondbacks. He hit .293/.363/.366 for the club that summer. Coming stateside in 2011, he batted .275/.315/.360 for the AZL Diamondbacks with 7 triples in 55 games. He had 118 outfield putouts, tying Devin Shines for the Arizona League lead, and also had 8 assists (tied for the league lead) and 6 errors in a busy time in the field. He also tied for 6th in the AZL in three-baggers and was second in times caught stealing (10, one behind D'Andre Toney).
- 2011 Diamondbacks Media Guide
- 2012 Baseball Almanac