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Scott Rice | Relief Pitcher

Team: New York Mets
Age / DOB:  (32) / 9/21/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 223
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Mets activated LHP Scott Rice from the 60-day disabled list.
Rice had season-ending surgery for a sports hernia in early September. He should be recovered by the spring. Thu, Oct 31, 2013 12:37:00 PM

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Mets placed LHP Scott Rice on the 60-day disabled list with a sports hernia.

It's a procedural move in order to clear room on the 40-man roster. Rice will undergo season-ending surgery this week.
Mon, Sep 9, 2013 07:01:00 PM

Scott Rice will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Mets manager Terry Collins said Rice has been pitching through the injury for several weeks already. The 31-year-old lefty has appeared in a league-leading 73 games this year, posting a 3.71 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 41/27 K/BB ratio in 51 innings. He's expected to be 100% for the start of spring training next season.
Source: Mlb.com
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 09:08:00 AM

Mets purchased the contract of LHP Scott Rice from Triple-A Las Vegas.

It's a pretty cool story, as Rice was a first-round pick way back in 1999 but has yet to appear in the majors. He won a job by posting a 3.18 ERA and 10/3 K/BB ratio over 11 spring innings.
Fri, Mar 29, 2013 03:53:00 PM

Mets signed LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract.

The deal includes a spring training invite. Rice, 31, posted a 4.40 ERA and 47/22 K/BB ratio over 59 1/3 innings this season with the Dodgers' Triple-A affiliate.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 03:24:00 PM

Dodgers reassigned LHP Scott Rice to minor league camp.

Rice had a 3.48 ERA and 9/3 K/BB ratio over 10 1/3 innings this spring, but the Dodgers ultimately went with Josh Lindblom for the final bullpen spot. The Dodgers also reassigned infielders Luis Cruz and Josh Fields to minor league camp.
Wed, Apr 4, 2012 08:46:00 AM

Dodgers re-signed LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract.

He'll also get an invite to spring training. Rice, 30, compiled a solid 1.95 ERA and 42/17 K/BB ratio over 50 2/3 innings with Double-A Chattanooga this past season. He'll likely function as organizational depth again in 2012.
Tue, Dec 13, 2011 07:41:00 PM

Cubs signed LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract.

Rice fared well at Double-A last season but posted an ugly 6.75 ERA, 1.89 WHIP and 15/15 K/BB ratio over 22 2/3 innings at Triple-A. Given that he's 29, that's not encouraging for his odds of cracking the opening day roster. He'll simply be an extra bullpen arm in spring training.
Wed, Dec 15, 2010 01:11:00 PM

Rangers signed LHP Scott Rice to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Rice is effective against lefties and generates a ton of grounders, but his 3.86 ERA and 38/28 K/BB ratio in 65 1/3 innings for Triple-A Ottawa last season failed to persuade the Orioles to take a closer look at him. It will probably take a C.J. Wilson trade to give him even a slight chance of making the Rangers out of spring training.
Wed, Nov 22, 2006 03:19:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Travis d'Arnaud
2Anthony Recker
1B1Lucas Duda
2Ike Davis
3Josh Satin
2B1Daniel Murphy
SS1Ruben Tejada
3B1David Wright
LF1Chris Young
2Eric Young Jr.
CF1Juan Lagares
2Kirk Nieuwenhuis
RF1Curtis Granderson
2Andrew Brown
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jon Niese
2Bartolo Colon
3Dillon Gee
4Zack Wheeler
5Jenrry Mejia
6Matt Harvey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jose Valverde
2Kyle Farnsworth
3Scott Rice
4Gonzalez Germen
5Jeurys Familia
6Carlos Torres
7Daisuke Matsuzaka
8Bobby Parnell