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Rays Activate Luke Scott, Designate Duncan

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated designated hitter Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.To make room on the roster the Rays have designated Shelley Duncan for assignment.

Scott spent the 2012 season battling injury problems as he hit a sub-par .229 with 14 home runs while playing in only 96 games. After the season the Rays declined his 2013 $6MM option making him a free agent but re-signed him in late January to a 1-year $2.75MM. He hit .324 (11 for 34) with 3 HR this spring and made 5 rehab starts with the High A Charlotte Stone Crabs logging 19 plate appearances and hitting .222 (4 for 18).


Shelley Duncan had replaced Scott on the roster and hit .182 (10 for 55) with 3 home runs in 20 games.





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