- Full name Alexander James Moore
- Born 01/04/1996 in Dacula, GA
- Profile Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 / Bats: R / Throws: R
- School Kennesaw State
Drafted in the 10th round (289th overall) by the Cincinnati Reds in 2018 (signed for $2,500).
View Draft ReportMoore is a good athlete for his size—6-foot-4, 210 pounds—and moves an 88-90 mph fastball around the strike zone well, though his walk rate could stand to get lower in the future. He’s struck out more than a batter per inning in three of his four seasons in the Atlantic Sun Conference and fanned 87 batters while walking 47 this spring. His offspeed offerings are fringe-average.
The 6-foot-3, 207-pound Moore, whose father was a professional squash player, resembles a college pitcher with present average stuff but not much projection. He works with an average fastball at 88-91 mph, touching 93 from a high three-quarters arm slot. His slider is an average offering, and his changeup flashes average. Moore added a curveball this spring that shows promise. The Kennesaw State commit has mound presence with the ability to throw strikes to both sides of the plate and change speeds effectively.