Chan Ho Park

Orioles' Scott heads to disabled list

Orioles' Scott heads to disabled list

After several months of trying to play through a torn labrum in his right shoulder, Orioles outfielder Luke Scott finally shut things down with hopes he can return in a few weeks after rest and rehabilitation.

The alternative is season-ending surgery for Scott, the club's 2010 Most Valuable Oriole who has struggled this year.

"I do not want to be cut on. I want to avoid surgery at all costs if I can," said Scott, who is batting .223 with nine homers and 22 RBIs in 206 at-bats after homering a career-high 27 times last year. "But at the end of the day, if it turns out that surgery is the best option, it's necessary that I have to do it, then of course I...