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Tampa Bay left-hander Matt Moore has replaced injured Texas pitcher Yu Darvish on the American League All-Star roster.
The change was announced after Moore got the win Thursday as the Rays beat Minnesota.
Moore is 13-3 and tied with Detroit's Max Scherzer for the league lead in victories. The 24-year-old Moore has a 3.44 ERA in 19 starts.
Darvish was put on the disabled list Wednesday because of a mild strain in his upper back. He is 8-4 and leads the majors with 157 strikeouts.
Darvish is a two-time All-Star. The right-hander plans to attend the All-Star festivities in New York. The All-Star game is Tuesday night at Citi Field.
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There is a father-like excitement for Mitch Lukevics in seeing Matt Moore become an All-Star.
Lukevics, the Tampa Bay Rays' director of minor-league operations, has seen Moore grow from a raw talent into one of the American League's most effective pitchers. On Thursday, the Rays left-hander (13-3, 3.44 ERA) received word that he was named to his first...
With the MLB Final Vote in full swing and the All-Star game looming, I thought it would be a good time to address the obvious American League All-Star team snubs and omissions. Manager Jim Leyland opted to add five relievers to his squad and a 6th will be added at the conclusion of the fans Final Vote. The Tigers big man selected Brett Cecil, Glen Perkins, Mariano Rivera, Jesse...
The Texas Rangers were quick to say that Yu Darvish ending up on the disabled list with fatigue of the trapezius muscle in his upper back was nothing to panic about. And if Darvish only misses one start, maybe they're right.
But the same folks who questioned Rangers manager Ron Washington's decision to allow Darvish to reach 130 pitches in a blowout game earlier this season...
Another day and another victim of the injury bug has been bitten for the 2013 Texas Rangers. Yesterday’s victim was Rangers All-Star pitcher Yu Darvish who has suffered a trapezius muscle strain and will require a stint on the 15 day disabled list. With Darvish hitting the DL yesterday, Derek Holland remains the only starting pitcher from the season’s...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. An All-Star secret spilled sometime before the eighth inning, and Matt Moore tried to shake the message from his mind.On Thursday afternoon, the Tampa Bay Rays left-hander stood in a room near the home dugout at Tropicana Field, grabbing a quick drink of water with left-hander David Price. As Price walked away, he gave his young teammate a nickname, one that...
Via the Rays communications department: Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Matt Moore has been named by 2013 American League All-Star manager Jim Leyland to replace Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish on the A.L.’s active roster for the 84th All-Star Game, Major League Baseball announced today. Moore, who picked up the victory in a 4-3 win over the Minnesota Twins earlier this afternoon...
The Texas Rangers have placed starting pitcher Yu Darvish on the disabled list.
Darvish has a slight strain in his right trapezius muscle according to the Rangers and will miss his scheduled start on Thursday. The good news for the Rangers is that the right hander is expected to be ready to pitch when he can come off the disabled list.
In 18 starts this season Darvish is 8-4 with...
The Texas Rangers were dealt a huge blow to their starting rotation when their star right-handed starter Yu Darvish ended up on the 15-day disabled list due to a slight strain in his right trapezius muscle.
The young star is expected to only miss one start, thanks to the All-Star break, and should be back in the rotation on or close to July 22.
Darvish has pitched in 18 games this...
Right-hander Yu Darvish has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Texas Rangers and will miss the All-Star Game next week.
Darvish has a mild strain in his upper back. The move was announced Wednesday and is retroactive to July 6.
Darvish was scheduled to pitch against Baltimore on Thursday, but has been scratched. He's 8-4 overall, but has won only once in his last...
The Texas Rangers recently placed starting pitcher Yu Darvish on the disabled list with a strained shoulder. While there was concern
that the injury could keep the right-hander out for an extended stretch, test
results showed nothing out of the ordinary in his injured right trapezius
muscle. The Rangers have said that Darvish is dealing with simple fatigue in
his shoulder and...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) --Matt Moore won his 13th game this season, Luke Scott and Evan Longoria hit back-to-back homers, and the surging Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep by beating the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Thursday.
Moore (13-3), who was added to the AL All-Star team after initially being left off, gave up three runs, three hits, two walks and had 10 strikeouts over...
The Texas Rangers are confident pitcher Yu Darvish won't be
sidelined for long with a strained upper back.
The Tampa Bay Rays held off the Minnesota Twins on Thursday 4-3 to collect their eighth straight victory. Tampa Bay is in the midst of a 10-game homestand to close the first half of the season and thus far, the Rays are 7-0 on that homestand. Matt Moore took the mound for Tampa Bay on [...]