Matt Moore is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has played in MLB for the Tampa Bay Rays, San Francisco Giants, Detroit Tigers, and Philadelphia Phillies.
As part of a five-man starting rotation with James Shields, David Price, Jeremy Hellickson, and Jeff Niemann, Moore joined the Rays in 2012.
By pitching a one-hitter against the Miami Marlins on June 15, Moore and relievers Burke Badenhop and Brandon Gomes broke a three-game losing streak.
On July 22, the Tampa Bay Rays gave away a bobblehead figure of Moore after the pitcher had a 5-1 record and a 3.94 ERA in eight starts in June and July.
A 3.81 ERA, 175 strikeouts, and 31 appearances in 177+1/3 innings earned Moore an 11–11 record and a 3.81 era this season.
The only left-handed American League (AL) pitcher to start a season with an 8–0 a record at the age of 23 or younger since Babe Ruth in 1917, Moore returned to the Rays in 2013.
For his next three appearances, Moore went 0–3 with a 13.86 earned run average, his worst mark of the season.
To make his MLB All-Star debut, he was called up as a replacement for Yu Darvish, who had injured his trapezius and was unable to play.
Matt Moore Contract
Matt Moore signed a 1 year / $2,500,000 contract with the Texas Rangers, including $2,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $2,500,000.
Matt Moore Salary
Matt Moore takes home an annual average salary of $2,500,000 as a professional baseball pitcher for the Texas Rangers.
Matt Moore Net Worth
Matt Moore has a net worth of $1 million.