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  1. Luke Scott signs with Korean team

    Dec 18, 2013, 10:14 PM EDT

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    Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish reports that free agent Luke Scott has agreed to a contract with the SK Wyverns of the Korean Baseball Organization. The financial details have not been disclosed, but it’s probably safe to assume that the deal comes with a hefty salary given that the KBO doesn’t often attract legitimate…

  2. Luke Scott’s brother is … interesting

    Jul 1, 2013, 5:05 PM EDT

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    What I wouldn’t give to be invited to a Scott Family Thanksgiving: Don’t miss @IntentionalTalk today w/Luke Scott and his brother Noah, who hasn’t had a haircut in 5 years. pic.twitter.com/EnflHOqr9v — Dave Haller (@HallerDave) July 1, 2013  

  3. Luke Scott placed on disabled list with calf strain, could miss five weeks

    Mar 30, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

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    UPDATE: Marc Topkin of the Tampa Times reports that Scott has been placed on the disabled list. He could miss as much as five weeks. 3:20 PM: Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports that Scott received a cortisone shot in his calf and hopes to be return by April 8. In other words, he…

  4. “Show and tell” with Luke Scott

    Feb 18, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays Photo Day

    It’s never a dull moment for everyone sharing a clubhouse with Rays designated hitter Luke Scott, via Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Tribune: Luke Scott promised to bring something interesting this morning for “show and tell” and he did–a stuffed boar’s head. “My first confirmed kill with a spear,” he said before heading out…

  5. Rays finalize one-year, $2.75 million deal with Luke Scott

    Feb 6, 2013, 10:12 PM EDT

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    As reported by beat writer Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rays have finalized their one-year, $2.75 million free agent contract with Luke Scott. Dane De La Rosa, who allowed seven earned runs in five innings of relief last season with the Rays, was designated for assignment to open up a roster spot.…

  6. The Rays are going to re-sign Luke Scott

    Jan 24, 2013, 2:32 PM EDT

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    Speculated on the other day, a reality today: Marc Topkin reports that the Rays are going to re-sign Luke Scott. No details on the dollars yet, and the deal is pending a physical. Also no word on whether the Rays require that Scott provide his birth certificate to prove his identity at the time the…

  7. Luke Scott could be back with the Rays this year

    Jan 23, 2013, 9:06 AM EDT

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    The Rays are in search of a designated hitter, and with Delmon Young off the table, the options are dwindling. Which has them looking at bringing back an old friend: Luke Scott. Marc Topkin reports that there’s a “mutual interest” between Scott and the Rays at a reunion. Scott hit a Delmon Young-esque .229/.285/.439 with 14…

  8. Rays activate Luke Scott, send Sean Rodriguez to minors

    Aug 21, 2012, 11:51 AM EDT

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    As expected the Rays have activated Luke Scott from the disabled list after the designated hitter missed exactly a month with an oblique injury. Scott hit just .225 with a .716 OPS in 68 games before the injury, although prior to being shut down he had shown some signs of life by going 15-for-39 (.385)…

  9. Luke Scott snaps 0-for-41 hitless streak with home run

    Jul 7, 2012, 9:15 AM EDT

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    Luke Scott finally got a hit last night. After striking out in his first two at-bats against the Indians, Scott connected for a two-run home run off Justin Masterson in the top of the fifth inning. The homer broke an 0-for-41 hitless streak which dated back to June 2. Scott, who recently said that he…

  10. Quote of the Day: Luke Scott

    Jul 6, 2012, 4:20 PM EDT

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    Luke Scott is on an 0 for 39 slump.  As you can expect, he’s got some deep thoughts on the matter: “Does it weigh heavy on my heart? Oh my gosh. I’d say if I wasn’t a Christian man, I’d be an alcoholic or something — this is something that would have driven me to drink.”…

  11. Luke Scott placed on disabled list with back injury

    Jun 14, 2012, 8:21 PM EDT

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    The Rays announced late this afternoon that Luke Scott was placed on the disabled list with mid-back spasms. Scott hasn’t played since last Friday due to the injury, so his DL-stint will be backdated. He told Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times that he expects to return when he is first eligible on June…

  12. Joe Maddon calls throwing at Luke Scott “a weak, cowardly effort”

    May 26, 2012, 9:47 AM EDT

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    Benches cleared in the top of the ninth inning of last night’s Rays-Red Sox game after Franklin Morales hit Luke Scott in the leg. No punches were thrown and no players were ejected, but Rays manager Joe Maddon was pretty incensed after his team went on to win the game 7-4. According to Marc Topkin…

  13. Luke Scott: Fenway is a dump

    Apr 13, 2012, 9:12 AM EDT

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    Fenway Park is celebrating its 100th birthday today, and Luke Scott was asked about it. Surprisingly, he did not take issue with the circumstances of the park’s birth.  But he was cranky about the place all the same, calling it “a dump”: “As a baseball player, going there to work, it’s a dump. I  mean, it’s…

  14. Luke Scott gets cortisone shot for “mild” hamstring injury

    Apr 10, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT

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    Recovering from shoulder surgery was the big question mark facing Luke Scott this season and has him limited to designated hitter duties for the Rays, but now his hamstring is a problem as well. Scott left Sunday’s game with what he called a “mild” hamstring strain and an MRI exam revealed no major damage, but…

  15. Luke Scott pulled from game due to left hamstring tightness

    Apr 8, 2012, 4:09 PM EDT

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    From Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times comes word that Rays designated hitter Luke Scott was lifted from Sunday’s game against the Yankees after feeling tightness in his left hamstring. Scott was 0-for-1 before being replaced in the Rays’ batting order by backup catcher Stephen Vogt. Scott had three hits in four at-bats in…

  16. Luke Scott won’t play any defense during spring training

    Mar 15, 2012, 11:44 AM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays Photo Day

    Luke Scott is coming back from shoulder surgery and Rays manager Joe Maddon said today that he won’t play the field at all during spring training, sticking strictly to designated hitter duties. That isn’t such a big deal, as Scott is slated to be the Rays’ regular DH, but it does indicate that he’s not…

  17. Luke Scott on Red Sox fans: “They’re ruthless and vulgar”

    Feb 29, 2012, 4:46 PM EDT

    Tampa Bay Rays Photo Day

    Luke Scott made headlines last year for his comments about Barack Obama and already this week he’s brought seven-foot-long, pig-killing spears into the Rays clubhouse and expressed his hatred for communists, so today he shifted his attention to Red Sox fans. He doesn’t like them either, as Scott told Bill Chastain of MLB.com: Just their…

  18. Luke Scott brought seven-foot-long, pig-killing spears into Rays clubhouse

    Feb 28, 2012, 12:16 PM EDT

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    Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times had an interesting note about new Rays designated hitter Luke Scott, who in addition to being a good baseball player is well known for hunting large animals and saying controversial things about Barack Obama: Scott brought the two 7½-foot spears that he has used to kill wild pigs…

  19. Luke Scott’s deal with Rays worth $6 million, with team option for 2013

    Jan 12, 2012, 1:14 PM EDT

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    Luke Scott and the Rays have finalized their one-year deal. He’ll get $5 million in 2012 and the contract also includes a $6 million team option or $1 million buyout for 2013, which officially makes it a one-year, $6 million deal. There are also some undisclosed incentives built in that could raise the maximum value…

  20. UPDATE: Luke Scott signs with the Rays

    Jan 11, 2012, 1:15 PM EDT

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    UPDATE:  Scott has come to an agreement pending a physical, reports Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun. The deal is beleived to be one year plus an option. 1:15 PM: Topkin just tweeted that the Rays are “moving closer” to signing Scott. 10:32 AM: Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times said yesterday that the Rays…

  21. Tracking the non-tenders: Joe Saunders, Luke Scott, Hong-Chih Kuo

    Dec 13, 2011, 12:54 AM EDT

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    Here’s the official list of players non-tendered prior to the Monday midnight deadline: American League Baltimore: OF/DH Luke Scott, LHP Jo-Jo Reyes, RHP Willie Eyre Scott went from hitting .284/.368/.535 during an excellent 2010 season to .220/.301/.402 in 209 at-bats during a 2011 season shortened by shoulder surgery. The Orioles could re-sign him for significantly less…

  22. Luke Scott to undergo shoulder surgery Tuesday

    Jul 25, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT

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    According to Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com, Luke Scott will undergo surgery tomorrow to repair the torn labrum in his right shoulder. He is looking a recovery period of several months, but is expected to be ready in time for spring training. Scott went 0-for-3 in his return from the disabled list Friday night, but was…

  23. Confirmed: Luke Scott done for season with torn labrum

    Jul 23, 2011, 9:40 AM EDT

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    UPDATE: According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, Luke Scott has confirmed that he is done for the season. He will soon decide whether to rehab the torn labrum in his shoulder or go ahead with surgery. 9:40 AM: We have probably seen the last of Luke Scott this season. Scott was back in…

  24. Luke Scott comes off DL, will play through torn shoulder again

    Jul 22, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT

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    Hitting two homers in a Double-A game yesterday apparently convinced the Orioles that Luke Scott was done resting and rehabbing his shoulder injury, because he’s off the disabled list and back in the lineup for tonight’s game. Scott performed horribly while trying to play through a partially torn labrum, hitting .187 in a 35-game stretch…

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