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Rays Are Underachieving But Cash is Finally Understanding

I loved Joe Maddon when he managed the Rays but one thing about him drove me nuts. He could never admit how bad certain players really were. Luke Scott was a perfect example. In his two years with the Rays, Scott was terrible on offense and defense but to listen to Maddon, Scott was always […] Rays Are Underachieving But Cash is Finally Understanding - Rays Colored Glasses - Rays...
Via Rays Colored Glasses
May 09, 2016

The Hashtag #FireRoy Was Trending Last Night After UNC’s Loss To Duke

North Carolina is currently the fourth-ranked team in the nation, and sits tied atop the ACC standings with a 10-3 record. But after the team’s fourth-straight loss to in-state rival Duke, there are some who want changes made. Per usual, head coach Roy Williams is feeling the wrath of angry Tar Heels fans after another late-game meltdown against the Blue Devils. In fact, the hashtag...
Via College Spun
February 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Twins Reliever Channels Luke Scott

A few years ago, former Baltimore Orioles outfielder Luke Scott caused a stir when he questioned, among other things, the legitimacy of Barack Obama’s birth certificate. Turns out, baseball’s got another birther in the bunch. Prior to the 2015 season, Anthony Swarzak left the Minnesota Twins to sign a deal with Cleveland. After pitching just 13 innings for the Tribe…the 29...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Luke Scott Continues to Make Friends (Not Really)

I’m starting to get the impression Luke Scott has a hard time making friends. The former Major Leaguer who ESPN’s Amy K. Nelson once referred to as “a right-wing nut, a borderline racist and a loudmouth redneck ballplayer” has been released by the SK Wyverns for allegedly being “disrespectful” to coach Lee Man-soo. According to the Korean Times, the outfielder called...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Scott released from South Korean team for referring to manager as ‘liar’ and ‘coward’

Luke Scott spent nine seasons in the majors, playing for the Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, and most recently the Tampa Bay Rays in 2013. Late last year, the 36-year-old signed a one-year deal with the SK Wyverns in South Korea. Due to an incident involving he and the team’s manager, Scott won’t see out the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Luke Scott Kicked Off KBO Team For Being ‘Disrespectful’ To Coach

Former Tampa Bay Rays utility man Luke Scott didn’t exactly endear himself to people in the U.S., and he’s reportedly not making much of an impression in South Korea, either. Scott was released by the SK Wyverns for allegedly being “disrespectful” to coach Lee Man-soo, as reported by The Korea Times. Scott had been upset after being placed on a reserve team with plantar...
Via NESN.com
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Sunday Notes: The Meaning of Luke Scott, Tigers, Dodgers-Giants

The South Korean media should love Luke Scott. The outspoken outfielder will be playing for SK Wyverns this season and there’s a good chance not all of his bombs will come via his bat. Controversy and Scott have gone together like hand in glove. That is not an indictment of his character. In a politically-correct […]
Via Fangraphs
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Luke Scott signs 1-year deal to play in South Korea

Former Tampa Bay designated hitter Luke Scott has signed a $300,000, one-year contract with SK Wyvern in South Korea's baseball league. The Incheon-based tea, of the Korea Baseball Organization said the deal for the 35-year-old Scott included a $50,000 signing bonus. Scott reached the major leagues with Houston in 2005 and hit 23 homers or more for Baltimore each year from 2008...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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