Rays place DH Luke Scott on DL

BY foxsports • June 14, 2012

The Tampa Bay Rays have placed designated hitter Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list because of back stiffness.

The move, retroactive to June 9, was announced after the Rays' 9-6 loss to the New York Mets on Thursday.

Scott has made just one pinch-hit appearance over the past eight games. He is hitting .220 with nine homers and 35 RBI in 51 games this season.

The Rays plan to announce a corresponding move on Friday.

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