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.
Moore signed a $115,000 deal with the Rays in 2007 after being picked 245th overall. 18 years old, he made his debut in the Rookie Princeton Rays’ lineup that season.
A 2.66 earned run average (ERA) and 29 strikeouts in eight games with the Rays in his first minor league season gave him a 0–0 record and a 2.66 earned run average (ERA).
A year later, in 2008, the pitcher had a 2-2 record, a 1.66 ERA, and 77 strikeouts in 54+1/3 innings of work. This honor was bestowed upon Moore at the conclusion of his first season in 2008.
Class A Bowling Green Hot Rods made their debut season in 2009, and Moore was assigned to the team. Hot Rods’ first-ever game was started by him.
Moore was selected South Atlantic League Pitcher of the Week on June 8, 2009, after a 10–2 win over the Asheville Tourists that included a seven-inning shutout.
He finished the season with an 8–5 record and a 3.15 ERA in 26 starts, with 176 strikeouts in 123 innings of work.
Matt Moore Siblings: Who Is Matt Moore Brother, Bobby Moore?
Matt Moore has a brother called Bobby Moore. Bobby Moore is actually the elder brother of Matt More, the Texas Rangers pitcher.
His older brother Bobby was starting high school in Edgewood in 2000, so Moore and the rest of his family relocated there.
On a mound in their garden, the brothers of Moriarty High School would practice throwing.