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Matt Moore, Rays don't know any better

Team nobody expected in playoffs won Game 1 thanks to a young arm, good attitude

Originally Published: September 30, 2011
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Matt Moore is so young and inexperienced, Crash Davis should be instructing him not to wear shower shoes with fungus and that the rose goes in front.

When September began, Moore was still with the Durham Bulls, pitching for a minor league team that has a billboard with a snorting bull that reads "Hit Bull, Win Steak.'' His parent team, meanwhile, was 8½ games behind Boston in the wild-card race -- and about to fall back even further. But things have changed a little in baseball ...

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