The American League Rookie of the Year conversation will start on Tuesday, April 10 at Comerica Park when Matt Moore faces off against an improved Detroit Tigers lineup.
Moore was known as a stud throughout the Rays organization, bursting onto the scene in mid-September 2011 and earning both regular and postseason victories.
He's been picked by many to win the ROY award, and the Rays are counting on Moore to bolster a staff that already includes All-Stars David Price and James Shields.
Let the race begin!
Here are five reasons Matt Moore will win the AL Rookie of the Year award.