Rays' Matt Moore Nearly Untouchable In 2011

Matt Moore has pitched four shutout innings.

This is notable for at least three reasons.

One: He's pitching in what's easily the biggest game of his life, by a favor of some dozens.

Two: He's shutting out the Texas Rangers, one of the better-hitting teams in the American League.

Three: Moore entered Game 1 of this Division Series having started exactly one game in the major leagues. That was against the Yankees, and he shut them out for five innings before being excused. Which means Moore now has the following statistics as a starting pitcher against major-league hitters:

9 Innings
0 Runs
6 Hits
2 Walks
15 Strikeouts

That last one's italicized because I was afraid you might miss it, and I knew you wouldn't want to miss it.

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