Moore arrived from Omaha, Neb., in time for Monday’s 1:20 p.m. start, which Pittsburgh won, 5-4. The 22-year-old Moore batted .276 with a career-high 22 home runs in 132 games for Double-A West Tenn this season.
He was named to both the Southern League’s Mid-Season and Post-Season All-Star teams and was the unanimous All-Star Game MVP in Montgomery, Ala., on July 10, going 3-for-4 with two home runs.
Moore was promoted to Triple-A late Saturday evening and made his Iowa debut on Sunday. He was 1-for-4 with a double and started the game at short.
Defensively with the Jaxx, Moore committed 19 errors at third and had a .940 fielding percentage there.
The Cubs acquired Moore from Detroit in February, 2005 as part of the trade that sent Kyle Farnsworth to the Tigers.
Flashback: Audio Q&A with Scott Moore (July 11).