Scott Rice

Scott Rice #21

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 6"/230
  • Age: 35

Scott Rice MLB Career Stats

5-7 4.18 64.2 54 1.48

Scott Rice Bio

  • Full Name: Scott Adam Rice
  • Born: 9/21/1981 in Simi Valley, CA
  • Draft: 1999, Baltimore Orioles, 1st rd. (44th overall)
  • High School: Royal, Simi Valley, CA
  • Debut: 4/1/2013
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MLB Career Stats 5 7 4.18 105 0 0 64.2 54 1.48
  • Status: Released


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March 14, 2016 at 3:00 PM ET

D-backs make flurry of roster moves

The D-backs trimmed their Spring Training roster on Monday, when they optioned Cody Hall to Triple-A Reno and Matt Koch to Double-A Mobile.

January 12, 2016 at 6:09 AM ET

D-backs invite 23 non-roster players to Spring Training

The D-backs will have 23 non-roster players in Major League camp when the club reports to Spring Training next month, headlined by right-hander and No. 2 prospect Braden Shipley.


Scott Rice Awards

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Bowie EAS

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Tulsa TEX

Scott Rice Leaderboards


Season G Rank
2013 73 12th in NL


Season HLD Rank
2013 17 17th in NL

Scott Rice Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
May 4, 2016 Reno Aces released LHP Scott Rice.
December 29, 2015 LHP Scott Rice assigned to Reno Aces.
December 14, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 6, 2015 LHP Scott Rice elected free agency.
August 12, 2015 Las Vegas 51s activated LHP Scott Rice from the 7-day disabled list.
August 3, 2015 Las Vegas 51s placed LHP Scott Rice on the 7-day disabled list.
December 19, 2014 LHP Scott Rice assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
December 12, 2014 New York Mets signed free agent LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 3, 2014 LHP Scott Rice elected free agency.
October 31, 2014 New York Mets sent LHP Scott Rice outright to Las Vegas 51s.
September 29, 2014 New York Mets recalled LHP Scott Rice from Las Vegas 51s.
September 23, 2014 Las Vegas 51s activated LHP Scott Rice from the 7-day disabled list.
June 24, 2014 Las Vegas 51s placed LHP Scott Rice on the 7-day disabled list.
June 11, 2014 New York Mets optioned LHP Scott Rice to Las Vegas 51s.
October 31, 2013 Scott Rice roster status changed by New York Mets.
September 9, 2013 New York Mets placed LHP Scott Rice on the 60-day disabled list. sports hernia
March 29, 2013 New York Mets selected the contract of LHP Scott Rice from Las Vegas 51s.
March 29, 2013 Scott Rice roster status changed by New York Mets.
November 17, 2012 Scott Rice assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
November 16, 2012 New York Mets signed free agent LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 2, 2012 LHP Scott Rice elected free agency.
April 5, 2012 LHP Scott Rice assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes.
December 13, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers invited non-roster LHP Scott Rice to spring training.
June 9, 2011 LHP Scott Rice assigned to Chattanooga Lookouts from Los Angeles Dodgers.
June 8, 2011 Los Angeles Dodgers signed free agent LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract.
March 23, 2011 Iowa Cubs released LHP Scott Rice.
March 23, 2011 Chicago Cubs released LHP Scott Rice.
December 15, 2010 Chicago Cubs signed free agent LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
December 15, 2010 LHP Scott Rice assigned to Iowa Cubs.
November 6, 2010 LHP Scott Rice elected free agency.
July 1, 2010 LHP Scott Rice assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Tulsa Drillers.
March 21, 2010 Colorado Rockies signed free agent Scott Rice.
March 6, 2010 Tulsa Drillers signed free agent Scott Rice.
August 7, 2009 San Antonio Missions released LHP Scott Rice.
May 30, 2009 San Antonio Missions signed free agent LHP Scott Rice.

Scott Adam Rice Bio Info

Scott Adam Rice graduated from Royal (CA) High School. His senior year in high school was his first full season as a pitcher...Went 6-2 striking out 80 in 61.0 innings. Was an All-Marmonte League selection. Was the Orioles' supplemental selection (sandwich pick between the first and second round) in the 1999 First-Year Player Draft (44th overall)...The pick was acquired as compensation from Texas for the free agent signing of first baseman Rafael Palmeiro.


Underwent surgery to repair bilateral sports hernias on September 10 in Philadelphia…The operation was performed by Dr. Bill Meyers...His final appearance of the year was September 3 at Atlanta. At the time of his last outing, he was leading the majors with 73 appearances...Ended the year tied for 12th in the National League in games pitched. Made his 69th appearance on August 29 vs. Philadelphia to establish a single-season rookie franchise record…Bobby Parnell held the old mark with 68 appearances in 2009. At age 31 and 192 days, he became the second-oldest U.S.-born player and eighth-oldest player to make his major league debut with the Mets...Shawn Gilbert was 32 and 82 days in 1997. Made his major league debut on April 1 vs. San Diego with a scoreless inning in an 11-2 win...He had spent 14 years in the minors without an appearance in the big leagues. Posted a 2.20 ERA (four earned runs/16.1 innings) after the All- Star break. Led the team with 17 holds...Had nine holds after the break. Stranded 40 of 47 inherited runners (85.1 percent), the fourthbest rate among NL relievers (minimum 40 inherited runners). Posted a 2.08 ERA (four earned runs/17.1 innings) from July 8 through his last appearance on September 3. Tossed 11.2 scoreless innings from July 8-August 14...Allowed four hits, issued two walks and had eight strikeouts during that span. From June 18-August 14, recorded a 0.55 ERA (one earned run/16.1 innings). Surrendered one home run all year, June 9 to Miami's Derek Dietrich...His 0.18 home runs per nine innings was the sixth-best mark among major league relievers. Faced 213 batters and yielded nine extra-base hits (eight doubles and one home run). Made his 30th appearance on May 29, 58 days after his major league debut on April 1...Only six pitchers in major league history reached 30 games in fewer days. Earned his first major league win on April 7 vs. Miami with a scoreless inning...His four wins were the second-most among Mets relievers...Bobby Parnell had five victories. Led the team with 17 holds...Finished tied for 17th in the NL in holds. Lefties hit .174 (21-121) against him with one home run and 35 strikeouts while righthanders batted .362 (21-58). Opponents hit .212 (7-33) with runners in scoring position and two outs. Had three months when he recorded an ERA under 2.00 (April-1.88, July-1.35 and August-1.64).

2012 Spent the entire year with Albuquerque (AAA) of the Pacific Coast League...Made 54 relief appearances...Collected four saves in the first nine games of the year...Converted nine of 12 saves opportunities on the season...Lefthanded batters hit .193 (16-83) for the year...In 10 June games, he was 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA (9.1 innings)...Allowed three hits, walked two and recorded eight strikeouts...Went a season-high 3.0 innings to pick up a victory at Reno on August 12...Also pitched 2.1 innings at Omaha on July 2, and 2.0 innings on four other occasions...Struck out a season-high four batters on May 19 in 2.0 innings and July 2 in 2.1 innings at Omaha. 2011 Went 4-4 with a 1.95 ERA in 34 games for Double-A Chattanooga, finishing s ... even games with one save ... Held left-handed hitters to a .173 batting average ... In 30 games after the All-Star Break, was 3-3 with a 2.00 ERA, striking out 38 batters in 45.0 innings pitched ... Went 4.0 IP of relief on July 9 to pick up a win against Tennessee allowing no runs, one hit, one walk and striking out three ... Collected only save of the season on July 21 in a 4-3 win over Huntsville going 2/3 of an inning and retiring the only two batters he faced. 2010 Combined to go 2-1 with a career-best 2.86 ERA (22 ER/69.1 IP) in a career-high 58 relief appearances between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Colorado Springs in Colorado's system ... enjoyed his first Triple-A action since the 2006 campaign...Named to the Double-A Texas League All-Star Team...Posted a 0.96 ERA (5 ER/46.2 IP) with a 2-0 mark and four saves in 35 games for Tulsa ... held the opponent scoreless in his final nine outings (12.1 IP) before his July 1 promotion to Triple-A...Held the opponent scoreless in 30 of his 35 appearances for the Drillers...Owned a 1-0 mark with four saves and a 0.54 ERA (2 ER/33.1 IP) in 26 May and June outings...While with Tulsa, left-handed batters hit .145 (9-for-62) off him, while right-handed hitters owned a .144 batting average (14-for-97)...Batters hit .114 (8-for-70) with runners on and .032 (1-for-31) with runners on with two outs at the Double-A level ... opponent posted a .111 batting average (5-for-45) with runners in scoring position and a .043 clip (1-for-23) with RISP and two outs...Was 0-1 with three saves and a 6.75 ERA (17 ER/22.2 IP) in 23 games with Colorado Springs. 2009 In his bid to return from elbow surgery, Scott began the season with the Independent League Newark Bears ... signed with San Diego, May 20, and compiled a 1-4 mark with a 7.36 ERA (24 ER/29.1 IP) in 25 relief appearances for Double-A San Antonio...Held the opponent scoreless in eight of nine appearances, June 15-July 9, including six-straight, June 23-July 9 (8.0 IP)...Tossed 2.0 or more frames six times for San Antonio, including a season-high 2.2 innings, July 27. 2008 Began the year with Long Island in the Independent League, but had just seven appearances under his belt before he was on the shelf mid-May with left elbow issues ... underwent flexor tendon surgery on his left elbow, July 8. 2007 In his lone season in Texas' organization, an injured left elbow limited him to just eight relief appearances between Single-A Clinton, Double-A Frisco and the Rookie League Rangers ... was on the disabled list, May 8 through the end of the season. 2006 Reached the Triple-A level for the first time in his career, going 3-4 with one save and a 3.86 ERA (28 ER/65.1 IP) in 52 appearances for Ottawa...Ranked in the top-10 in the International League in appearances...Held opposing batters to a .262 batting average (65-for-248), including a .193 mark (16-for-83) by left-handed batters and a .297 clip (49-for-165) by righthanders...Allowed only three runs over his final 13 appearances (1.80 ERA). 2005 Went 4-1 with a 3.27 ERA (27 ER/74.1 IP) in 57 appearances for Double-A Bowie ... led the club and was tied for second in the Eastern League with 57 appearances...Matched his then career-high in games pitched set in 2003 between Delmarva and Frederick...Did not allow a run in his first 11 outings, spanning 12.1 innings, through May 3...Appeared in 32 games through July 1, pitching to a 1.69 ERA (8 ER/42.2 IP). 2004 This Eastern League All-Star spent the season at Double-A Bowie, posting a 6-5 ledger with one save and a 3.66 ERA (39 ER/96.0 IP) in 41 games (10 starts) ... was 5-2 with a 3.49 ERA (19 ER/49.0 IP) in his 10 starts. 2003 In his first season being used exclusively in relief, Scott split the year between Single-A Delmarva and Single-A Frederick ... went 5-4 with five saves and a 1.83 ERA (16 ER/78.2 IP)...Opened the season at Delmarva and held the opponent scoreless with just four knocks in his first 8 outings (14.1 IP)...Named to the South Atlantic League All-Star team and ranked second among league relievers with 6.99 runners/9.0 IP and third with a .130 opponent's average...Allowed one run over his final 11 appearances (16.0 IP) with the Shorebirds before being transferred to Frederick on June 30...After allowing runs in three of his first five games with the Keys, posted eight-consecutive scoreless outings (8.2 IP), July 19-Aug. 5. 2002 Combined to go 1-13 with a 4.86 (52 ER/96.1 IP) at Single-A Delmarva (A) and Single-A Aberdeen (A)...Began the season at Delmarva and lost all six decisions with the Shorebirds...Started three of his last five games before being transferred to Aberdeen for the start of the NY-Penn short season schedule in mid-June ... started 10 of his 11 games with the Ironbirds. 2001 Led Rookie-League Bluefield with 12 starts and 63.1 innings ... allowed three earned runs or less in nine of his 12 starts ... went 2-0 with a 2.55 ERA (7 ER/24.2 IP) in a span of four starts, July 16-August 6. 2000 Led the Gulf Coast Orioles in starts (13) and innings pitched (57.1) ... went 1-1 with a 3.75 ERA (10 ER/24.0 IP) in his final five starts. 1999 Spent first professional season at Gulf Coast, seeing action in nine games (six starts), going 1-4 with a 10.38 (20 ER/17.1 IP) with 14 strikeouts and 20 walks.