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SP Matt Moore
RF Wil Myers (Since Sept. 1: 39 AB. .333/.381/.590, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 4 R)
After a torrid start to his big league career, Myers cooled off considerably in August, hitting just .209/.317/.314 with just five extra-base hits in 86 at-bats. Things are clicking again, though, and he could be the X-factor for the Rays offense as they look to secure a postseason spot.
SP Matt Moore (Last 2 starts: 1-0, 0.77 ERA, 1.37 WHIP)
Moore was having a fantastic season at the end of July, sitting at 14-3 with a 3.41 ERA, but left-elbow inflammation cost him the entire month of August, and he was a question mark heading into the final month. In two starts since returning, he's put those questions to rest, and with Chris Archer struggling and Jeremy Hellickson still up in the air, getting him back at full strength is huge.
2B Ben Zobrist (Last 5 games: 21 AB, .095/.136/.095, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 R)
It's not a prolonged cold streak by any means, but with every game a must-win for the Rays at this point, Zobrist will need to turn things around quickly as one of the most important hitters in the team's offense. He's having a nice season, with a .272/.354/.407 line, but he needs to get back on track quickly.
SP Chris Archer (Last 2 starts: 0-2, 8.22 ERA, 1.96 WHIP)
Arguably the AL Rookie of the Year front-runner, Archer has put together a fantastic debut season, going 8-7 with a 3.19 ERA over 19 starts on the year. His ERA has climbed 0.38 over his last two starts, though, as he has failed to pitch beyond the fourth inning in both outings and has taxed the bullpen as a result.