converge241 wrote:Keep in mind they bought out some of his years in a pre-emptive extension as well so there's no need to hold him down for $$ concerns. The innings limit would be the only thing I would "worry" about
Exactly. With that contract it pretty much guarantees that he will be in the starting lineup. Why would the Rays (who are always worried about money) agree to a contract only to keep them in the minors. If they wanted to do that, then they had no reason to offer the contract and just keep Moore in the minors until they were ready for him. By offering a contract, it says that they are wanting him to start for them now but they don't want to have to mess with super two status.