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Scott said this back injury not as bad as his last back injury

Posted Jul 21, 2012 by Roger Mooney

Updated Jul 21, 2012 at 01:41 AM

ROGER MOONEY
ST. PETERSBURG
DH Luke Scott was pulled in the 10th inning of Friday’s 4-3, 14-inning win against the Mariners because of right mid-back tightness.

Scott said it is not as bad as the back injury that sent him to the disabled list for 17 days last month.

“Completely different,” he said. “The last time was like back spasms where I couldn’t breathe and I couldn’t move, so this is much less. I believe it’s going to be something minor.”

Scott said he suffered the injury while checking his swing during a ninth inning at-bat the ended when he lined out to left field.

“It’s frustrating, but I’m believing by faith that I’m going to have a good report (today), and that everything is going to be alright.”

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