Tigers reach one-year deal with LHP Moore

The Detroit Tigers have agreed to a one-year deal with left-handed pitcher Matt Moore, the club announced on Tuesday.The deal will be worth between $2.5 million and $3 million guaranteed, MLB.com reported last week.”Matt is a veteran left-handed starting pitcher with a solid three-pitch mix that we see competing for a spot in our rotation next season,” Tigers general manager Al Avila said. “He has the ability to effectively use the whole strike zone with his arsenal, and we’re excited for him to join our organization.”Moore, 29, is coming off a porous campaign in which he went 3-8 with a 6.79 ERA in 39 appearances (12 starts) for the Texas Rangers.Moore’s best season was in 2013 when he went 17-4 with a 3.29 ERA in 27 starts and made the American League All-Star team for the Tampa Bay Rays.He missed most of the following two seasons after undergoing Tommy John surgery.