Dick Scott (shortstop)

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Dick Scott
Dick Scott on July 16, 2016 (2) (cropped).jpg
Scott with the Mets in 2016
New York Mets – No. 23
Shortstop / Bench coach
Born: (1962-07-19) July 19, 1962 (age 54)
Ellsworth, Maine
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
May 19, 1989, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
May 29, 1989, for the Oakland Athletics
MLB statistics
Batting average .000
Runs 0
Hits 0
Teams

As player

As coach

Richard Edward Scott (born July 19, 1962 in Ellsworth, Maine) is a retired Major League Baseball shortstop and current bench coach for the New York Mets.

Career[edit]

Playing career[edit]

He appeared in three games during the 1989 season for the Oakland Athletics. He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 17th round of the 1981 amateur draft. Scott played his first professional season with their rookie league Gulf Coast Yankees in 1981, and his last with Oakland's Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers in 1990.

Coaching career[edit]

Scott in the dugout with the Mets in 2016

Since retiring from the field, he has been a minor league manager for the Athletics and Arizona Diamondbacks, a scout for the Diamondbacks, player development director of the Toronto Blue Jays, and field coordinator of instruction for the Houston Astros and New York Mets. He also served as Director of Player Development for the Mets,[1] under Sandy Alderson, for whom he worked in the Oakland organization.

On December 16, 2015, Scott was announced as the new Bench Coach of the Mets, succeeding Bob Geren.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Organizational shakeup for NY Mets as club opts not to renew contract of Adam Wogan". NY Daily News. Retrieved July 31, 2013. 
  2. ^ "New York Mets on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 

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