Luke Scott agrees to deal with Rays
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Luke Scott is looking forward to life in the AL East without having to face Tampa Bay's young, talented pitching staff.
The power-hitting free agent first baseman-outfielder was added to the middle of the Rays lineup Thursday after agreeing to a one-year contract that includes a club option for 2013. He figures to be the team's primary designated hitter, although he also brings some versatility that will provide manager Joe Maddon some flexibility on defense.
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