The Rays placed left-hander Matt Moore on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday because of a sore muscle in his left elbow. Moore, who is eligible to return from the DL on Aug. Moore: "The goal is to be healthy for the last month and a half. ..I'm very optimistic." Tampa Bay Rays July 31, 2013 13, when the Rays return from a five-game West Coast road trip. An MRI exam revealed no structural damage, and those inside the organization are hopeful that Moore will return to the rotation by Aug. Next time something comes around, I'm sure he's going to be a little more telling in regard to what's going on, but I know everything is fine. We backed off in time."