From May until July, Luke Scott was one of the biggest surprises in baseball. Scott was tearing the cover off the ball and many wondered if the slugger was finally developing into the player that so many thought he would become. By the all star break, Scott had put together stats worthy of praise: .305 batting average, 18 home runs, 51 RBIs, and a robust .384 OBP.
Despite those impressive numbers, I still wondered if the Orioles should look to trade Luke Scott at the deadline. Here is a excerpt of the reasons why I thought the Orioles should look to move Scott:
"1. His value has never been higher
-Outside of a brief stretch in 2006, Scott has never been this good of a player. If McPhail wants to maximize return on Scott, now is the time to do it.
2. The fut ...
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Article written by Josh Levitt