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Rays activate Scott, designate Duncan for assignment

UPDATE, 7:08: Scott said he hasn't run all out but can push it enough to leg out a double, go first to third, score from second. ... Rays plan to use Scott at DH but Maddon he won't be afraid to use him in field through double switches in Colorado ... Maddon says there "really wasn't any other choice" but to DFA Duncan though he hopes he can remain in the organization. .

DEVELOPING: The Rays officially activated DH Luke Scott from the DL on Tuesday afternoon, and made room by designating for assignment Shelley Duncan.

Scott has been out since straining his right calf in late March and went 4-for-18 in five rehab games for advanced Class A Charlotte.

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Duncan, who hit .182 in 20 games, is out of options. The Rays have 10 days to release him, trade him or pass him through waivers to send him to the minors.