Luis Dorante, one of the winningest managers in Charleston RiverDogs history, is returning to the Holy City for the 2020 baseball season.
Dorante replaces Julio Mosquero, who coached the RiverDogs the past two seasons. Mosquero is now managing the New York Yankees’ Double-A team in Trenton, N.J. The RiverDogs are a Class A affiliate of the Yankees and compete in the South Atlantic League.
A native of Venezuala, Dorante is circling back to Charleston after two years of managing New York’s rookie league squad and one year as a staffer for the Trenton team.
“I’m thrilled to be back in Charleston,” Dorante said in a statement. “My family has enjoyed the time we’ve spent in Charleston, and between the facilities, fans and ballpark atmosphere, it’s a great place to be.”
Dorante departed the Lowcountry after a successful stint, winning 213 games in…