Moore Replaces Injured Darvish as AL All-StarSports Thursday, July 11th, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) _ Tampa Bay left-hander Matt Moore has replaced injured Texaspitcher Yu Darvish on the American League All-Star roster.
The change was announced after Moore got the win Thursday as the Rays beatMinnesota.
Moore is 13-3 and tied with Detroit’s Max Scherzer for the league lead invictories. 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 hisupper 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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