||•Tampa Bay Rays
- Scott pitched a
pair of 19-strikeout one-hitters as a high school senior.
- Scott was the first
lefthanded pitcher to be named Baseball America’s High
School Player of the Year since Doug Million in 1994.
- Scott allowed just
38 base runners during his entire senior year in high school.
- Scott was fifth
in the majors in starts allowing one earned run or less in 2005.
- Scott’s 8.41
strikeouts per nine innings in 2005 were 18th in major league history
by a rookie.
- In 2006, Scott
became the youngest pitcher in 20 years to get his team’s Opening
- Scott traveled to the 2006 All-Star Game on Alex Rodriguez’s private jet. He became the youngest pitcher in the Mid-Summer Classic since Ramon Martinez in 1990.
- Scott became Tampa Bay’s all-time strikeout leader in August of 2006.
- In 2007, Scott became the youngest AL strikeout champion since Frank Tanana in 1975.
- In 2008, the Rays signed Scott to a four-year extension.
- Scott runs a 6.7
- Scott can swing
the stick—he batted .310 with three homers as a senior in high
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Frank Tanana, 1978 Topps