He started the season in double-A. He wasn’t in the big leagues the first five months of the season. And when he finally got the call it was to make an occassional relief appearance. But now, with Jeff Niemann “a little sore and stiff,” Matt Moore will make his first major start tonight.
Oh yeah, and it just happens that the game is against the New York Yankees, in Replica Yankee Stadium, and with the Rays playoff hopes on the line.
But hey kid, go have some fun, will ya?