Sócrates Orel Brito…Signed by Junior Noboa...Named by his father after the ancient Greek philosopher...has read some of his philosophy...Middle name is Orel after former Major Leaguer Orel Hershiser.
Hit .291 with 15 doubles, 8 triples, 5 homers and 44 RBI in 78 games with Triple-A Reno...tied for 10th in the Pacific Coast League in triples...Began the season on the disabled list with a dislocated left ring finger suffered sliding into home plate on March 8...underwent surgery the same day to repair the open dislocation by Dr. Sheridan...also on the disabled list from July 11-19 with a sprained left ankle.
Hit .179 (17-for-95) with 3 doubles, 1 triple, 4 home runs and 12 RBI in 40 games over 4 stints for Arizona...Made his first career Opening Day roster...Played 17 games in center field, 16 in right and 7 in left for the D-backs...Hit his first career homer on April 10 vs. Cubs (off Jake Arrieta)...On the 15-day disabled list from June 24-Aug. 5 with a fractured right toe... Entered 2016 ranked by MLB.com as the D-backs' No. 4 prospect and No. 6 by Baseball America, and has been tabbed as the Best Athlete in the D-backs' organization for 3 consecutive seasons (2014-16)...Batted .294 (89-for-303) with 10 doubles, 8 triples, 6 home runs and 39 RBI in 73 games for Triple-A Reno...Belted an inside-the-park homer on Aug. 24 vs. Tacoma.
Played in 18 games (5 starts) in his first Major League season with the D-backs, going 10-for-33 (.303)…Recorded his first Major League hit on Sept. 8 vs. Giants (single off Tim Hudson) after being selected from Double-A Mobile prior to the game…Named the organization's Player of the Year after batting .300 (147-for-490) with 17 doubles, 15 triples, 9 home runs, 57 RBI, 70 runs scored and 20 stolen bases in 129 games for Mobile…Led all Minor Leaguers with 15 triples…Ranked among Southern League leaders in total bases (3rd, 221), hits (4th), average (6th), slugging pct. (6th, .451), runs scored (8th, 70), OPS (T-8th, .790) and stolen bases (T-10th)…Selected to play with the World Team in the MLB All-Star Futures Game at Great American Ball Park…Garnered Southern League mid- and postseason All-Star Team accolades…Entered the season rated by Baseball America as the D-backs' Best Athlete for the second straight season (2014-15), and also possessing the Best Outfi eld Arm…Earned the 2015 Aurelio Rodriguez Award, presented annually to the D-backs' Minor Leaguer who exhibits the spirit of Aurelio Rodriguez throughout Spring Training, by showing dedication and giving their best eff ort every day…Named the Dominican Winter League Rookie of the Year.
Batted .293 (152-for-518) with 30 doubles, 5 triples, 10 home runs, 62 RBI and 38 stolen bases in 128 games with Single-A Visalia...Ranked among California League leaders in stolen bases (2nd), hits (6th) and runs scored (7th, 82)...Played with Oriente in the Dominican Winter League...Entered the season ranked by Baseball America as the Best Athlete in the D-backs' organization.
Spent the entire season with Single-A South Bend and hit .264 (138-for-523) with 24 doubles, 9 triples, 2 home runs, 49 RBI and 27 stolen bases...Tied for sixth in the Midwest League in triples.
Hit .312 (87-for-279) with 15 doubles, 5 triples, 4 homers and 39 RBI in 69 games with Advanced Rookie Missoula...Tied for ninth in the Pioneer League with 15 stolen bases...Named the D-backs' Organizational Player of the Month for August, hitting .378 (42-for-111) with 8 doubles, 2 homers and 18 RBI.
Appeared in 55 games in his second straight season with Rookie Dominican Summer League D-backs, batting .275 (65-for-236) with 1 home run and 29 RBI.
Made his professional debut with DSL D-backs and hit .293 (24-for-82) with 4 doubles and 8 RBI.