Luke Scott

Luke Scott #36

  • 1B
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 0"/220
  • Age: 37

Luke Scott MLB Career Stats

.258 135 436 17 .821

Luke Scott Bio

  • Full Name: Luke Brandon Scott
  • Born: 6/25/1978 in DeLand, FL
  • Draft: 2001, Cleveland Indians, 9th rd. (277th overall)
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Debut: April 5, 2005
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MLB Career Stats 2810 370 725 135 436 17 .258 .340 .821
  • Status: Released


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Luke Scott Awards

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
07/20/2008 Baltimore AL
05/31/2009 Baltimore AL
07/26/2010 Baltimore AL

Orioles Most Valuable Award

Year Team League
2010 Baltimore AL

MiLB Round Tripper Award, Triple-A

Year Team League
2005 Round Rock PCL

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Round Rock PCL

PCL Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/21/2005 Round Rock PCL
06/18/2006 Round Rock PCL

Luke Scott Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2010 .284 18th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2008 23 18th in AL
2010 27 14th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2010 .902 7th in AL

On-base Percentage

Season OBP Rank
2010 .368 14th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2010 .535 6th in AL


Season 3B Rank
2006 6 19th in NL
2007 5 21st in NL

Luke Scott Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
August 13, 2015 Buffalo Bisons released 1B Luke Scott.
August 2, 2015 Buffalo Bisons activated 1B Luke Scott from the 7-day disabled list.
August 2, 2015 Buffalo Bisons activated 1B Luke Scott from the 7-day disabled list.
July 20, 2015 Buffalo Bisons placed 1B Luke Scott on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to July 19, 2015.
May 16, 2015 1B Luke Scott assigned to Buffalo Bisons.
May 15, 2015 Toronto Blue Jays signed free agent 1B Luke Scott to a minor league contract.
May 13, 2015 Pericos de Puebla released 1B Luke Scott.
April 4, 2015 Pericos de Puebla signed free agent 1B Luke Scott.
October 12, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays activated DH Luke Scott.
October 2, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays reassigned DH Luke Scott to the minor leagues.
September 1, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays activated DH Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
August 28, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays sent OF Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
August 23, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays sent DH Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
August 17, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays placed DH Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 15, 2013. Lower back spasms.
April 30, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays activated DH Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
April 23, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays sent DH Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
March 31, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays placed DH Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 24, 2013. Right calf strain.
February 6, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent DH Luke Scott.
November 3, 2012 DH Luke Scott elected free agency.
August 21, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays activated DH Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
August 10, 2012 sent OF Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Stone Crabs.
July 21, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays placed DH Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list. Right oblique injury.
June 28, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays activated DH Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
June 25, 2012 sent DH Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
June 14, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays placed DH Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 9, 2012. Back spasms.
January 12, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent DH Luke Scott.
December 12, 2011 LF Luke Scott elected free agency.
November 2, 2011 Luke Scott roster status changed by Baltimore Orioles.
August 2, 2011 Baltimore Orioles transferred LF Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 23, 2011 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list. Right shoulder strain.
July 22, 2011 Baltimore Orioles activated LF Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
July 17, 2011 sent LF Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Bowie Baysox.
July 5, 2011 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 4, 2011. Right knee contusion.
July 19, 2010 Baltimore Orioles activated LF Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
July 15, 2010 sent LF Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to GCL Orioles.
July 1, 2010 Baltimore Orioles placed DH Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list. Left hamstring strain
May 27, 2009 Baltimore Orioles activated DH Luke Scott from the 15-day disabled list.
May 25, 2009 Baltimore Orioles sent LF Luke Scott on a rehab assignment to Delmarva Shorebirds.
May 16, 2009 Baltimore Orioles placed LF Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 11, 2009. Strained left shoulder.

Luke Brandon Scott Bio Info

An avid hunter, Luke and his brother, Noah, made several trips this offseason all over the country...he took down two bucks at Legends Ranch in Michigan from 320 and 325 yards...this offseason he received some tactical training and learned to hunt using the "sniper crawl"...on one expedition he crawled 500 yards...Luke, who is fluent in Spanish, spent over two weeks in Valencia, Venezuela, in December, the fourth straight offseason he's traveled there...this time he did street evangelism and visited the Deporte Ahora television show, where he talked about his life and career and shared the Christmas story...Scott is from De Leon Springs, Fla., located 120 miles northeast of St. Petersburg and just north of Orlando. 2012 Eight-year veteran spent his first season with the Rays and hit .229 (72-for-314) with 14 HR, 55 RBI and 22 2B in 96 games (84 starts, 78-DH, 6-1B)...missed 45 games over two stints on the disabled list...Had a strong start and finish to the season but struggled in between, surrounding his two DL his last 15 games (Sept. 15 to season's end) hit .343/.429/.571 (12-for-35) with ome HR, eight RBI and five 2B...from May 5-Sept. 13, batted .193/.243/.361 (39-for-202) with seven HR and 22 RBI...over his first 23 games (through May 4) hit .273/.321/.585 (21-for-77) with six HR and 21 RBI...during that stretch, led the team in RBI (sixth in AL) and tied for the team lead in HR...Averaged one RBI every 5.71 AB (314-AB, 55-RBI)... led the AL with 14 RBI through April 19, in only 10 games played...Stole a career-high five bases...prev. high was three SB in 2007 with Houston...Went 5-for-12 (.417) with one HR as a pinch-hitter... his five pinch-hits were tied for third most in the AL and matched Jeff Keppinger for the team lead...Hit .260/.313/.507 (59-for-227) with 12 HR, 45 RBI and 18 2B vs. RHP...hit .149/.211/.264 (13-for-87) with two HR and 10 RBI against LHP...Went hitless in a club-record 41 straight at bats from June 2-July 6...snapped the streak with a two-run homer off Justin Masterson in the fifth inning of a 10-3 win on July 6 at CLE...his streak came five at-bats shy of the major league record of 46, an active streak held by SF/LAD Eugenio Velez, spanning July 20, 2010 through the end of the 2011 season (did not play in 2012)...the previous club record of 37 was held by Jose Cruz Jr. in 2004...According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Scott became the first player to end a streak of 0-for-41 (or longer) with a home run since KC Chuck Harrison, who snapped an 0-for-41 skid on July 27, 1971 at DET with a blast off Mickey Lolich...His hitless streak surrounded a 17-game stay on the DL with back stiffness, with 26 of the 41 AB coming after his June 28 return...placed on the DL on June 15, retroactive to June 9, and reinstated June 28 after a two-game rehab stint with Triple-A Durham...missed a month (28 games, July 21-Aug 20) due to a mild strain of his right external oblique...was hitting .385 (15-for-39) in the 10 games leading up to the injury...played eight games on rehab assignment for Class-A Charlotte prior to returning...Went 4-for-4 on July 18 vs. CLE to become the first major league player since Hall of Famer BOS Luis Aparicio in 1971 to have a 4-for-4 (or better) game in the same year that he endured a hitless streak of at least 40 at-bats, according to the Elias Sports Bureau...Scott tied career highs with four hits and five times on base...Half of his 14 HR were either game-tying (three) or go-ahead (four) blasts...on Sep 27 at CWS, his solo shot off Jake Peavy in the fifth gave the Rays a 2-1 lead in an eventual 3-2 win as the Rays ran their winning streak to a season-long eight games...Hit a grand slam in the ninth inning off Carlos Villanueva on April 18 at TOR, capping a six-run was his third career slam, first since May 13, 2010 vs. SEA (Brandon League) with the Orioles...marked the 3rd time a Ray hit a slam in the ninth inning or later-all of them coming at the Rogers Centre: Carl Crawford on June 2, 2010 off Scott Downs (ninth inning) and Dioner Navarro on May 8, 2008 off Shawn Camp (13th inning)...Hit .424/.441/.879 (14-for-33) with three HR, nine RBI, four 2B, one 3B in eight games vs. Cleveland. 2011 Underwent season-ending surgery to repair a torn labrum in his right shoulder on July 26 and appeared in only 64 games...started 57 games (43-LF, 10-1B, 4-DH)...The shoulder bothered him all season and he further aggravated it making a home-run-robbing catch in left field on June 28 vs. STL on a ball hit by Matt Holliday...placed on the DL on July 5...went on a 3-game rehab assignment at Double-A Bowie, July 19-21, and went 5-for-10 with 3 HR...returned to the Orioles on July 22, and after going 0-for-3 vs. the Angels that night, went back on the DL...3 days later had surgery performed by Dr. James Andrews...Hit 6 HR in his first 71 AB, then as the shoulder worsened hit only 3 HR the rest of the season in 138 AB...His home run on June 7 vs. OAK was his 6th career home run to land on Eutaw Street in right field at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, most in park history...Batted 96 points higher at home (.270) than on the road (.174) each of his 4 seasons in Baltimore he batted higher at home than on the road...combined as an Oriole to bat .291 (230- for-791, 53-HR) in 239 games at Camden Yards and .229 (181-for-789, 31-HR) in 232 games on the road...Batted .139 (5-for-36) vs. the Rays, but .308 (12-for-39) against the rest of the AL East...Hit his 2nd career pinch-hit HR, April 18 vs. MIN off Matt Capps...Drew a career-high 4 walks on May 16 at BOS, one shy of the Orioles club record...On April 29 at CWS robbed Alexei Ramirez of a home run then homered the next inning...according to Baseball Info Solutions was one of three players to homer and rob a homer in a game in 2011, along with TOR Jose Bautista (June 22 at ATL) and CIN Chris Heisey (July 15 vs. STL). 2010 Named Most Valuable Oriole by the members of the local media who cover the club on a regular basis ... Was named American League Player of the Week for the week of July 19-25 after batting .481 (13-27) with three doubles, four home runs, six runs scored, eight RBI, five multi-hit games and a 1.037 slugging percentage...It was his third career Player of the Week award (also May 25-31, 2009 and July 15-21, 2008) ... Led team with 27 home runs and hit 20 or more for the third straight season to become the first Oriole to post three straight 20-homer seasons since Miguel Tejada from 2004-2006 ... The three 20+ homer seasons ties him for 10th place in franchise history (Cal Ripken Jr. leads with 12 seasons of 20+ homer seasons) ... The 27 home runs were 14th in the AL ... Hit the 100th home run of his career August 22 vs. Texas off Tommy Hunter ... Led the Orioles with a .902 on-base plus slugging percentage and a .535 slugging percentage ... Finished second on the club with 72 RBI (Ty Wigginton led with 76) ... Finished second on the team with 57 extra-base hits (Nick Markakis led with 60) ... Tied for third on the club (with Ty Wigginton) with 35 multi-hit games ... Finished fourth on the club with 239 total bases ... Set a team season high by homering in three consecutive games, August 1-4 and August 21-24 ... Homered in back-to-back games twice (May 12-13 and July 23-24) ... Homered twice off Kansas City's Zack Greinke May 18 in Baltimore and homered twice off Tampa Bay's Matt Garza July 20 in Baltimore. ... Hit his second career grand slam May 13 off Seattle's Brandon League ... Hit his first career pinch-hit homer April 13 off Tampa Bay's Randy Choate ... Tied his career high with an 11-game hitting streak June 27-July 26 ... Batted .297 (103-347) with 20 homers and 53 RBI vs. RHP and .240 (24-100) with seven homers and 19 RBI vs. LHP ... Batted .338 (77-228) with 19 homers and 46 RBI at home and .228 (50-219) with eight homers and 26 RBI on the road ... Batted .319 (29-91) with seven homers and 19 RBI in 25 games against the AL West and batted .300 (33-110) with nine homers and 19 RBI in 30 games against the AL Central ... Finished fifth in all of baseball and fourth in the AL in home OPS at 1.091 ... Batted .324 (24-74) with seven homers in May and batted .314 (32-102) with nine homers in August ... His nine August homers were second-most in the AL that month behind Jose Bautista's 12 and he finished the month of August fourth in slugging (.627) and sixth in OPS (.997) ... Was 10th in the AL in OPS (1.024) in the month of May ... Homered five times in 17 games against Tampa Bay ... Hit 23 homers as a DH, two as a left fielder, one as a first baseman and one as a pinch-hitter ... Was on the disabled list from July 1-19 with a strained hamstring, suffered while running the bases on a home run June 30 vs. Oakland ... In 107 games from May 8 through the end of the season, Scott batted .307 with 24 doubles, 24 homers and 64 RBI ... Finished seventh in the AL in OPS (.902) ... Led the team in spring training with 12 RBI and eight walks 2009 Was named AL Player of the Week, May 25-31 after hitting .444 with 6 HR and 14 RBI (2nd career award - July 15-21, 2008)...Set a new career-high with his 24th homer vs. BOS on September 20 (Matsuzaka)...Hit his first career grand slam May 29 vs. DET (Willis)...Set a career-high with 7 RBI July 7 @SEA...Hit 15 of his 25 home runs off right-handed pitchers and hit 18 of the 25 at Oriole Park...As a DH, batted .257 (84-327) with 19 doubles, a triple, 20 home runs and 60 RBI in 89 games...Hit .305 (71-233) with 11 doubles, a triple, 18 home runs and 51 RBI in first half before hitting .208 with 15 doubles, seven homers and 26 RBI after the All-Star break...Had multi-homer games on May 28 and May 29 vs. DET, giving him 7 career multi-homer games...Hit two (July 11 and September 1) of the four balls that landed on Eutaw Street in 2009 and has hit four of the last five Eutaw Street homers by an Oriole...Is one shy of Rafael Palmeiro's record of five career Eutaw Street home runs...Homered in a season-high 4 straight games, May 27-30, with a pair of multi-homer games in that span...Batted .432 with eight home runs and 18 RBI in just 48 plate appearances over 13 May games...Had career-high 11-game hitting streak, June 28-July 11, during which he batted .357 (15-42) with four doubles, a triple, four home runs, five walks, seven runs scored and 13 RBI...Batted .432 (19-44) in May with a double, eight home runs and 18 RBI in 13 games 2008 Set career-highs in games (148), at-bats (475), runs (67), hits (122), doubles (29), home runs (23), RBI (65) and total bases (224) in his first season with the O's...Finished among the top-25 in the American League in isolated power (16th-.215) & home runs (tied for 18th-23)...Collected the O's 75,000th hit in franchise history with a HR on May 24 @TB off Edwin Jackson...Was named ALPlayer of the Week for the week ending July 20 batting .538 (7-13) with 4 R, 2 doubles, 3 HR and 6 RBI...Hit first HR as an Oriole on April 8 @TEX off Jason Jennings...Collected 8th inning PH double, O's first pinch extra-base hit of the season (26 AB's) on May 18 vWAS...Batted .333 (27-81) with 8 HR, 13 RBI & 19 R in 25 games in June...Became the fifth player w/ a multi-HR game against Toronto's Roy Halladay when he did it on June 8 @TOR...Hit game-tying HR in the seventh inning on June 18 vHOU...Hit walk-off HR (420 ft - Eutaw St.) in the 10th inning on July 19 vDEToff Freddy Dolsi, his second career walk-off HR (September 23, 2006 vSTL)...Tied career-high (4th time) with 3 BB on July 22 vTOR...Tied career-high for the third time by hitting safely in 10 straight games, August 5-17, during which he batted .485 (16-33)...Tied a season-high (4th time) with three hits on August 5 @LAA, including his career-high 19th HR...Tied a career-high with three runs on August 8 vTEX (also May 20 @NYY)...Had third multi-HR game of the season on August 17 @DET(also July 18 vDETand June 8 @TOR)...Went 2-for-5 and hit 50th career HR, a 415-foot shot onto Eutaw St. (2nd Eutaw St. HR of season) on September 8 vCLE...Batted .142 (17-120) vTB & NYYand .296 (105-355) against the rest of the majors this season 2007 Set career highs in games (132), runs (49), hits (94), doubles (28), home runs (18), RBI (64), walks (53) and stolen bases (3) in his 3rd major league season with Houston...Tied for 6th among National League right fielders in HR and slugging (.547)... His 51 extra-base hits tied for the 6th best single-season in Houston club history for a left-handed hitter...Made 90 starts in RF and one start each in both CF and LF...Made his second Opening Day start, going 2-for-4 with a HR and double vs. Pittsburgh while starting in right field...Started the season opener in 2005 in left field for Houston...Reached base in a season-high 11 consecutive games from April 6-20...Hit .400 (14-35) during a career-tying 10-game hitting streak from May 2-12...Hit .323 (41-127) in 44 games, July 18-September 13, including a .646 SLG (11 doubles, 3 triples and 8 HR with 25 RBI)...Raised his season average from .225 to .260 in that span...Drove in the game-winning run with a walk-off triple in the 11th inning on September 11 vs. CHC...Had his 2nd career 2-homer game on June 26 @MIL (also September 23, 2006 vs. STL). 2006 Hit .336 (72x214) with 10 home runs and 37 RBI in 65 games for the Astros in 2006...also hit 19 doubles and six triples while walking 30 times for a .426 on-base pct...his .336 average ranked 11th in the NL during the second half...was also the ninth-highest average for an NL rookie after the All-Star Break since 1957 and the second-highest average for an Astros rookie in the second half in franchise history (Cesar Cedeno, .342, 1970)...became the 12th Astro to reach 10 homers in his rookie season, and is the first since Lance Berkman (21), Mitch Meluskey (14), Chris Truby (11), and Julio Lugo (10) all accomplished the feat in 2000...homered and tripled in the same game four times this season, the most in MLB since Brian Giles in 2001 (4timed, PIT)...walk-off 3-run HR on Sept. 23 vs. STL was his second HR of the game, giving him his first career multi-HR game...became the first NL rookie since Scott Rolen in Sept. of 1997 to hit a walk-off HR in his first career two-HR game...matched his career high with five RBI, his second 5-RBI game this season... hit .366 (60x164) with nine HR and 31 RBI vs. right-handers and .240 (12x50) against left-handers...hit .375 (36x96) with eight of his 10 HR at Minute Maid Park...tripled in three consecutive games from Sept. 18-20 and is the first Astro to do so since Ricky Gutierrez from Sept. 9-12, 1997...1x5 with a game-tying RBI single in the ninth on Sept. 27 at PIT (Houston won in 15 innings)...drove in 12 runs in a five-game stretch from Sept. 19-23...led the NL with a .481 OBP in August...became the sixth Astro to hit for the cycle and the first rookie to do so on July 28 vs. ARI...went 4x6 with five RBI and hit his first career home run...was the first rookie to hit for the cycle since Eric Valent on July 29, 2004 for the Mets at Montreal...hit his first MLB home run as part of the cycle...four hits were also a career was the seventh cycle in franchise history and the first since Craig Biggio on April 8, 2002 at COL...his five RBI on July 28 and Sept. 23 were the most by a Houston rookie since Chris Truby (5 RBI) on Sept. 15, 2000 vs. PIT...posted a career-high, 10-game hitting streak from Aug. 5-15, during which he hit .556 (20x36)...also homered on Aug. 5 at ARI and on Aug. 9 vs. PIT... homered six times in September, including a three-run HR on Sept. 9 at MIL...average peaked at .433 on Aug. 19...hit an RBI double on July 15 at FLA, his first big league game of 2006...hit .299 with 20 home runs and 63 RBI for Triple A Round Rock...recalled on July 13. 2005 Hit .188 (15x80) with four doubles, two triples, and four RBI...walked nine times and struck out 23...scored six runs and played in 34 games...started 18 games in left field and two in right field...committed only one error in 24 total games played in the outfield...had doubles in his last two consecutive pinch-hit appearances...had hits in three of his last four pinch-hit appearances...recorded a pinch-hit single on Sept. 23 at CHI...hit .225 with three RBI (9x40) after being recalled from Triple A Round Rock on Aug. 29...optioned to the Express on May 3...hit .571 (4x7) in his last five games from Sept. 17-Oct. 2...started in LF and went 1x3 on Sept. 17 vs. MIL...started in LF on Sept. 10...left game following the fourth inning after suffering a bruised left hip suffered by hitting the left-field wall while chasing a fly ball...went 1x3 with an RBI to snap an 0x17 slump...started in right field and went 1x3 with an RBI double on Sept. 3 vs. STL...1x3 with a triple and an RBI on Sept. 1 vs. CIN...started in left field and collected three hits on April 14 at NYM...recorded his first career RBI and stolen base...his first Major League hit was a triple on April 8 vs. CIN...was the first Astro to triple in his first Major League at-bat since Chris Truby in 2000...the Astros Opening Day LF hit .154 (6x39) in 16 games in April...hit .286 (114x398) with 31 home runs and 87 RBI in 103 games for the Express, leading the PCL in homers...hit .368 (25x68) with seven HR and 20 RBI in 25 Spring games. 2004 Split the season between Class A Salem and Double A Round Rock...led the Houston system with a combined 97 RBI and ranked third with 27 home runs...promoted to Round Rock on June 25 and finished with a team-leading 19 home runs...during the final week of the season (Aug. 30-Sept. 5), he hit six home runs and drove in 20 runs for the Express, batting .462 (12x26) with a 1.192 slugging percentage and a .515 on-base percentage... went 4x6 with two home runs, a career-high seven RBI, and three runs scored on Sept. 4 at San Antonio...named Round Rock's Offensive Player of the Month for August... batted .338 with five home runs, eight doubles, 17 RBI and 18 runs scored...named Salem's Defensive Player of the Month for May after totaling 46 putouts and four assists. 2003 Led the Cleveland organization with 81 RBI, and tied for third with 20 home runs...selected to the Carolina League All-Star Team and played in the Carolina League/California League All-Star Game...won the home run derby at the event in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif...promoted to Double-A Akron mid-season, and homered in his first game at the Double-A level...played for the Mesa Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League. 2002 Split the season between Class-A Columbus and Class A Kinston, combining for 15 home runs and 62 RBI. 2001 Sat out his first professional season after undergoing Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.