Matt Moore got fined a nominal chunk of change by Major League Baseball on Thursday for speaking out in favor of his friend on Twitter, and if that happens to be the going cost of honesty, he will accept it. One of the great byproducts of the 23-year-old's coming-out party this season with the Tampa Bay Rays is that no longer do the shackles of rookiedom or youthfulness keep him from telling his truth.
Like, say, about the inefficiency of the restaurant business.
"I like eating good food, but I don't like dealing with, 'Oh, it's going to be a couple minutes 'til your table is ready,' and the small talk that goes along with it," Moore said. "Like, coaxing the waiter to make sure they're not going to spit in your food. And, 'Oh, we'll take your drink order now,' even though I'm the type of person who knows what I want when I get there, so I'm ready to order first thing. And it's going to take, what, an hour and a half to eat dinner? If I'm at home, I can be done cooking and eating in like Read More »from The Ray way: Emerging pitcher Matt Moore taking his cues from staff star David Price