Matt Moore

#55 SP / Tampa Bay Rays / EXP: 5YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 210 lb Age: 26 College: No College Bats/Throws L/L

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Rays pitcher Matt Moore to start Tuesday's game

      Rays pitcher Matt Moore will make his next start Tuesday against the Marlins, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Moore was scheduled to make his next start Sunday, but he will receive an extra day of rest between his starts. As a result, Matt Andriese will make a spot start Sunday in his place, while Moore will be pushed back to Tuesday. While it's possible Moore will make another start before the end of the season, it's also possible Tuesday will be his last go around.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Rays SP Matt Moore flashes dominance in no-decision

      Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore turned in seven dominant innings Thursday, striking out nine Orioles while allowing no runs on two hits and zero walks, but was stuck with a no-decision. Alex Colome came in and gave up four runs in the eighth inning to blow the game, depriving Moore of a win in what was easily his best start of the year. This was a version of Moore that we hadn't seen in a long time, so this outing qualifies as wonderful news for his fantasy owners. He next faces a Boston team that scored six runs off him Aug. 1 and eight (six earned) last Saturday -- if he can turn things around Tuesday against the Red Sox, he'll put himself squarely on the radar for next year.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Rays SP Matt Moore gets lit up with four homers in loss to Red Sox

      Making his eighth start of the season, Rays left-hander Matt Moore got rocked in a loss to the Red Sox on Saturday. Moore gave up eight runs (six earned) on nine hits over five rough innings, en route to the 10-4 final. Moore (1-4, 8.42 ERA) gave up four home runs in the poor outing. He served up a three-run shot to David Ortiz in the very first inning. Then Mookie Betts and Dustin Pedroia went back-to-back in the third. Ortiz got to Moore again in the fifth inning--a solo shot for his 500th career blast. Moore, who missed the first three months while recovering from Tommy John surgery, has given up six earned runs in two of his last three starts.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Rays SP Matt Moore gets no-decision in return to majors

      Rays starter Matt Moore made his return to the rotation and pitched well, but wound up one out short of qualifying for a victory in Tampa Bay's eventual triumph. Moore, who was making his first start for the Rays since Aug. 1 and his seventh this season, went 4 2/3 innings, giving up two runs on three hits. He struck out three and walked two, but the Rays took him out of the contest after just 79 pitches. Moore (1-3) has not won since July 12 and his ERA remains at 8.04.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Matt Moore, four others recalled by Rays on Tuesday

      The Rays have recalled left-hander Matt Moore and four others from Triple-A Durham on Tuesday. Moore, who missed the first three months of the season while recovering from Tommy John surgery, made six starts for the Rays earlier this season. Moore struggled when he came off of the DL in early July. In the six starts, he allowed a total of 26 earned runs in 26 2/3 innings, leading to an 8.78 ERA. He has fared much better in five starts with Durham, going 2-1 with a 3.30 ERA in 30 innings. He also posted a 43:8 K:BB ratio, which includes a 16-strikeout outing two starts ago. In addition to Moore, the Rays also summoned Mikie Mahtook , C.J. Riefenhauser , Richie Shaffer and Kirby Yates from Triple-A.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      SP Matt Moore could be in Rays' September rotation

      With expanded rosters coming on Sept. 1, one of the names the Rays are considering bringing up for an extended look is starter Matt Moore, per the Tampa Bay Times. Moore struggled in his return from the Rays after coming back from Tommy John surgery, going 1-3 with an 8.78 ERA in six games. However, in five starts with Triple-A Durham, he was 2-1 with a 3.30 ERA. "It seems Matt is in a really good place, and to his credit, he went down there and worked on some things we thought he needed to work on, and he also agreed," Rays manager Kevin Cash said.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Rays officially promote Richie Shaffer, demote Matt Moore

      The Rays officially demoted starting pitcher Matt Moore to Triple-A Durham on Monday. To take his spot on the roster, corner-infield prospect Richie Shaffer was promoted from Durham. Moore, who missed the start of the season recovering from Tommy John surgery, went 1-3 with an 8.78 ERA in six starts. Shaffer, who was a 2012 first-round pick (25th), posted a .263/.361/.539/.900 slash line between Double-A and Triple-A this season. He also had 21 doubles, 23 home runs and 59 RBI in 94 games.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Rays' Matt Moore rocked in third straight loss, headed to Triple-A

      Rays pitcher Matt Moore dropped to 1-4 on the season with his third straight loss, Saturday against Boston. Moore, who was making his sixth start of the season since returning from Tommy John surgery, gave up a season-high six runs on a season-high nine hits, over a season-low three innings. Moore has given up 15 runs over his last three starts, lasting a total of 12 2/3 innings. The Rays are expected to option the left-hander to Triple-A Durham on Monday. "Matt is in a unique situation," manager Kevin Cash said, per "He is coming off the injury. So we need to factor that in. But obviously, we need Matt Moore to get back to the way he's capable of pitching. "There have been signs of progress throughout these starts and then there's been some others that have been rougher."

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Rays SP Matt Moore allows five runs in loss to Orioles

      Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore gave up five runs in Sunday's loss to the Orioles. Moore's trouble started early, as the Orioles jumped out to an early 3-0 lead in the first inning. He allowed three hits and three runs in the opening inning. Moore settled in a bit, but in the fourth inning he allowed a two-run home run to Caleb Joseph. With the loss, Moore dropped to 1-2 on the season. His ERA ballooned to 7.61 after yet another dissapointing outing.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Rays alter rotation plans for weekend series vs. Orioles

      With Thursday's off-day, the Rays opted to alter their rotation plans for a weekend series against the Orioles. Chris Archer will open the three-game series on Friday. Erasmo Ramirez will start Saturday before Matt Moore wraps up the series Sunday.

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