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Rays Activate Luke Scott, Designate Duncan

Posted By Steve Kinsella On April 30, 2013 @ 3:58 PM In Florida News,Legacy,main feature,MLB | No Comments

The Tampa Bay Rays have activated designated hitter Luke Scott [1] from the 15-day disabled list. To make room on the roster the Rays have designated Shelley Duncan [2] for assignment.

[3]  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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[1] Luke Scott: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/s/scottlu01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-www.sportstalkflorida.com

[2] Shelley Duncan: http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/duncash01.shtml?utm_campaign=Linker&utm_source=direct&utm_medium=linker-www.sportstalkflorida.com

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