I love this quote from Luke Scott, who was scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery on his injured right shoulder Tuesday morning in Florida: "I'll learn to be ambidextrous with firearms, so I look at it as a positive."
That’s right, the gun-toting, bible-quoting Orioles slugger was able to find a silver lining for the unavoidable shoulder procedure that will end his disappointing 2011 campaign -- and perhaps his Orioles career, too.
Scott had a career year in 2010 and was named the team’s Most Valuable Player. But playing in just 64 games this season, Scott batted .220 with nine home runs and 22 runs batted in. The primary cause for his struggles was a tear in his right labrum. Scott tried to play through the pain, but it clearly affected his performance.