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Philadelphia Phillies sign starter Matt Moore to one-year contract

Mar 10, 2019; Lakeland, FL, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Matt Moore (51) throws a pitch during the first inning against the New York Yankees at Joker Marchant Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Phillies signed left-handed starter Matt Moore to a one-year contract, the team announced on Wednesday.

Terms were not disclosed, but the Philadelphia Inquirer reported it was for $3 million plus incentives.

Moore, 31, last pitched in the majors in 2019 for the Detroit Tigers, where he made two starts and tossed 10.0 scoreless innings with nine strikeouts and one walk.

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Last season, he pitched professionally for Fukuoka in Japan’s Pacific League. He appeared in 15 games and posted a 2.65 ERA with 98 strikeouts and 26 walks in 85 innings.

Moore owns a 54-46 record with a 4.51 ERA in 181 games (151 starts) with the Tampa Bay Rays (2011-16), San Francisco Giants (2016-17), Texas Rangers (2018) and Tigers.

He was an All-Star with the Rays in 2013, finishing 17-4 with a 3.29 ERA and 143 strikeouts in 150 1/3 innings.

–Field Level Media