Moyer oldest pitcher to win MLB game

Jamie Moyer showed there remains a place for a vintage lefty in a young man's game as the 49-year-old became the oldest pitcher to ever win a major league contest. He threw seven strong innings and Dexter Fowler hit a two-run homer to help the Colorado Rockies beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 on Apr. 17.

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jamie Moyer throws in the second inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jamie Moyer throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, in Denver. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Rockies Photo Day

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 28: Pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Colorado Rockies poses for a portrait during spring training photo day at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick on February 28, 2012 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Pitcher Jamie Moyer #50 of the Philadelphia Phillies signs autographs before the game against the San Francisco Giants on June 3, 2007 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies defeated the Giants 9-8.(Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

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Led by pitcher Jamie Moyer, the Philadelphia Phillies are greeted as they pass through two rows of fans in center field during opening night ceremonies before the start an MLB baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, April 5, 2009, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)

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Philadelphia Phillies' Jamie Moyer pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, June 22, 2010, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Philadelphia Phillies v Washington Nationals

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 27: Jamie Moyer of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates clinching the National League EasT title after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on September 27, 2010 at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. The Phillies won 8-0. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Jamie Moyer throws during the first inning against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays Tuesday night, July 21, 1998, at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. Moyer pitched eight innings, allowing three runs on seven hits and struck out five. The Mariners defeated the Devil Rays 8-3. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

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Jamie Moyer #40 of the Chicago Cubs throws the ball during a spring training game against the Milwaukee Brewer before the 1992 seasons. ( Photo by: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images )