Matt Moore RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Moore throws off mound for first time since getting Tommy John elbow surgery

    Hardball Talk "Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times has the update: Matt Moore reached the next significant milestone in his recovery from Tommy John surgery Tuesday, throwing off the mound for the first time. Moore made 15 throws from about halfway up the bullpen mound at the Trop and said it couldn’t have..." January 28

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Hearing #Rays Matt Moore did well in his first post Tommy John throwing session Monday at Trop, 25 throws at 45 feet, big smile on his face

  • Moore just getting started with rehab

    Tampa Tribune "It has been nearly five months since Tampa Bay Rays LHP Matt Moore picked up a baseball and played catch. On Monday, Moore is scheduled to perform that seemingly simple act for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery to replace the ligament in his left arm on April 22, and he will..." September 04

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays say Moore underwent successful Tommy John surgery this afternoon

  • Rays' Matt Moore out for season

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays All-Star pitcher Matt Moore has decided to have surgery on his left elbow next week and will be sidelined for about a year. Moore told the Tampa Bay Times after Monday night's game of his decision to have Tommy John ligament replacement surgery, saying the discomfort he felt during an..." April 15

  • Rays' Moore has torn UCL; Tommy John surgery possible

    Tampa Tribune "Further testing on Matt Moore's left elbow Wednesday revealed a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament. The Rays and Moore are deciding on the next step, which is either surgery or rehabilitation. “Honestly, let's just wait until (today). I don't have everything in,” Rays manager Joe Maddon said..." April 10

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    Jeff Passan @JeffPassan

    Hearing Matt Moore's elbow injury involves his UCL. If tear small enough, could rehab, pitch through. Often ends up with Tommy John surgery.

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    No update on #Rays Moore yet but hearing Beliveau is on way from Durham to add arm to bullpen, so DL at least for Moore

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Moore left game with left elbow soreness. Going for an MRI tomorrow. Rays said no reason at this time to believe its serious

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #Rays say X-Rays on Moore's jaw were negative. He had a light workout today and is expected to make his next start

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Moore got a couple stitches for a laceration of his lip. No concussion symptoms

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays plan to start LHP Matt Moore in Game 1 vs. #RedSox and LHP David Price in Game 2.

  • Moore feels 'good,' hoping to return to Rays soon "Matt Moore felt fine Sunday a day after the 24-year-old left-hander threw a simulated game. "I feel good just normal soreness" Moore said. "I feel like my chest and my back that area the cuff that gets normally sore normal soreness today so far. … I think it's a good sign just waking up and..." August 26

  • Matt Moore to make return on Sept. 3

    Tampa Tribune "Matt Moore will join the rotation Sept. 3 in Anaheim manager Joe Maddon said after Sunday's 3-2 11-inning loss to the Yankees. Moore who hasn't pitched since July 28 because of a sore left elbow is scheduled to throw a bullpen today then pitch Thursday in a minor-league game. Maddon said they..." August 26

  • Matt Moore aims for quick return

    Tampa Tribune "LHP Matt Moore (sore left elbow) threw a simulated game Saturday before the Tampa Bay Rays’ 4-2 win over the visiting New York Yankees and pronounced himself ready to rejoin the rotation later this week against the Angels. Manager Joe Maddon watched Moore throw and said the southpaw should be..." August 25

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    Joe Smith @TBTimes_JSmith

    #rays Moore made 55 throws from 75 feet said it went great exactly how it's supposed to feel like. Will play catch again tomm.

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Moore will not pitch Saturday. Will throw Sunday and be reevaluated. Team said not a setback. Just being cautious.

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Hearing #Rays Matt Moore going to DL with left elbow soreness

  • Moore's first shutout lifts Rays past Red Sox

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Matt Moore wanted to smile when he reached the mound in the ninth inning Monday needing only three outs for the first shutout (or complete game of any sort) of his career. "It was a lot of fun," he said. But Moore resisted the urge to crack even the shyest..." July 23

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    Mark Feinsand @FeinsandNYDN

    MLB announces Matt Moore has replaced Yu Darvish on the AL All-Star team.

  • Moore, Rays cruise past Toronto 5-1

    Tampa Tribune "When you are left-handed and you throw as hard as Matt Moore you are going to walk a lot of batters, and he did Tuesday night. You are also going to strike out a lot of batters, and Moore did that as well. But it's what you do in between those all those walks that make the difference,..." June 26

  • Rays top Red Sox 5-3; Moore improves to 7-0

    Tampa Bay Times "The headlines from Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Red Sox belong to Matt Moore, who became the first American League pitcher to seven wins, and a perfect seven at that, and the first in Rays history to be 7-0. "That's pretty incredible," manager Joe Maddon said. But the story line of how the..." May 15

  • Yanks’ bats silenced by Rays’ Moore

    New York Post "Those among us who are losing years off lives stressing about CC Sabathia’s fastballs had their worry beads in the wrong place last night. Even if the ace reached triple digits it wouldn’t have been nearly enough because of the way lefty Matt Moore handled a Yankees lineup that was without..." April 23

  • Best still to come for Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore

    Tampa Tribune "Waiting for Matt Moore on the top step of the dugout in the middle of the fifth inning Friday to offer a high-five was Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon. It was a welcome sight for Moore, who has struggled with his command during his first three starts of the spring. The Rays left-hander..." March 16

  • Rays need next step for Moore

    Tampa Bay Times "Expect more wins. Expect more innings. Expect more command. Most of all, expect more Moore. For the Rays, this is where the potential improvement starts, deep in that electric left arm of Matt Moore. Even now, even after a season in which his fastball took some lumps, Moore's improvement..." February 17