Luke Scott is not a Fenway fan
DH Luke Scott of the Rays, who will soon head to Boston for the Red Sox's home opener, isn't particularly fond of visiting Fenway Park.
Rays DH Luke Scott has long been, shall we say, "promiscuous" with his opinions and controversial ways of getting a point across. So it comes as no surprise that he has a thing or two to say about Fenway Park in this, its 100th-anniversary season.
"I mean, it's old," Scott recently told MLB.com's Bill Chastain. "It does have a great feel and nostalgia, but at the end of the day, I'd rather be at a good facility where I can get my work in. A place where I can go hit in the cage. Where I have space and it's a little more comfortable to come to work."
Scott continued: "You're packed in like sardines there. It's hard to get your work in. ... You have to go to their weight room if you want to lift. From a fan's perspective, it's probably pretty cool to go see a game at a historic park. But from a player's point of view, it's not a place where you want to go to work."
It's nothing too inflammatory on its face, but remember that Scott has already fired a shot or two across the bow at Red Sox Nation. If nothing else, he adds some spice to already spicy rivalry. Expect a commensurate response when Scott's name is called for the first time on Friday.
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