Rays activate Luke Scott, send Sean Rodriguez to AAA, and will play Evan Longoria at 3B

3:39 PM, Aug 21, 2012   |    comments
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St. Petersburg, FL (Sports Network) - The Tampa Bay Rays activated designated hitter Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday.

And Evan Longoria is in tonight's lineup, playing third base for the first time since going on the disabled list April 30.

Scott, who last appeared in a game for the Rays on July 20, is hitting .225 with 12 homers and 45 RBI in 68 games this season.

Tampa Bay also optioned infielder Sean Rodriguez to Triple-A Durham. He was hitting .215 and led the team with 14 errors.

The Rays are 12-2 since Longoria returned to the lineup as DH, August 7.


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