Mike Brito of the
Brito, 80, is best known for signing a teenage Fernando Valenzuela in 1979. In recent years, he's played a role in the signings of
and top pitching prospect Julio Urias.
"We congratulate Mike on his significant contributions to the Dodgers' international scouting efforts and his success overall in baseball," Dodgers international scouting director Bob Engle said in a statement. "Mike has been an instrumental member of our organization for more than three decades and we are grateful for his service to the club."
A native of Cuba, Brito was elected to the Cuban