D’Backs Reach New Agreement With Socrates Brito

May 10th: Brito has reached a new agreement with the Diamondbacks for less money, tweets SI's Melissa Segura.  The contract is pending MLB approval.

April 26th: MLB.com's Steve Gilbert is reporting that Arizona has voided the contract of 17-year-old prospect Socrates Brito following the outfielder's 50-game suspension for PED use.  This doesn't necessarily mean that Brito's days as a Diamondback are over, as assistant GM Peter Woodfork said the team "will attempt to renegotiate new contract terms" with the Dominican teenager. 

Brito signed with the club in February for a contract worth $190K.  D'Backs director of Latin American operations Junior Noboa told The Arizona Republic's Nick Piecoro that Brito bore some similarties to "a young Bernie Williams."  Brito wasn't expected to make his debut in North American pro ball until the 2011 season.


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