Matt Moore is flying under the radar, but he is the best pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays right now.
As a matter of fact, since the All-Star break, Moore has been one of the best starting pitchers in all of baseball, and here's why.
Post All-Star Break
The 23-year-old is 4-1 with a 1.47 ERA, having given up only five earned runs in 30.2 innings. Although he's walked 12 batters thus far, he still holds a WHIP of 1.04, has yet to give up a home run and has struck out 28.
His stuff is electric. He looks like a 10-year veteran, holding opposing batters to an atrocious .182/.222/.227 split.
If you still doubt that he's the ace of the club right now, let's keep putting things in perspective.
Pre All-Star Break
Before the All-Star Game, Matt Moore wasn't anything to brag about. In fact, there were doubts over whether or not he could pitch at this level.
He pitched himself to a mere 5-6 record with 4.42 ERA, while batters stroked a .252 batting average.