Scott Moore (baseball)

Scott Moore
Moore with the Memphis Redbirds, the AAA affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals
Infielder
Born: (1983-11-17) November 17, 1983
Long Beach, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 4, 2006, for the Chicago Cubs
Last MLB appearance
October 2, 2012, for the Houston Astros
MLB statistics
Batting average .242
Home runs 16
Runs batted in 53
Teams

Scott Alanboyd Moore (born November 17, 1983) is an American former professional baseball infielder. He played with the St. Louis Cardinals organization until his release in May 2015. He has played in Major League Baseball for the Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros.

Professional career

Detroit Tigers

Moore was selected in the first round of the 2002 Major League Baseball Draft as the eighth overall pick by the Detroit Tigers.[1]

Chicago Cubs

Moore was sent to the Chicago Cubs as one of four players traded for pitcher Kyle Farnsworth in 2005. Moore made his major league debut on September 4, 2006, against the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was called up again on July 20, 2007 to start at first base against the Arizona Diamondbacks after a suspended Derrek Lee and an injured Daryle Ward left the Cubs in need of a first baseman.

Baltimore Orioles

On August 31, 2007, Moore was traded from the Cubs to the Baltimore Orioles along with pitcher Rocky Cherry for starting pitcher Steve Trachsel.

Moore was designated for assignment on February 10, 2009 to make room for Ty Wigginton on the 40-man roster. Moore joined the Triple-A Norfolk Tides.[2]

Second stint with the Chicago Cubs

On December 15, Moore signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs and played the 2011 season with the AAA Iowa Cubs.

Houston Astros

The Houston Astros signed Moore to a minor league contract on November 15, 2011. After beginning the year with the Triple-A Oklahoma City Redhawks (now the Oklahoma City Dodgers), Moore was called up at the end of June, and spent the rest of the season with the Astros. In 72 games with them, Moore hit .259 with 9 HR and 26 RBI.

Oakland Athletics

On November 29, 2012, Moore signed a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics that included an invitation to Spring Training.[3] Moore began the year with Triple-A Sacramento. In 80 games, he hit .276 with 11 HR and 56 RBI before being released on July 19 and signing with the San Diego Padres later that day.[4]

San Diego Padres

On July 19, 2013, Moore signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres and was assigned to Triple-A Tucson. In 39 games with Tucson he hit .260 with 3 HR and 10 RBI

St. Louis Cardinals

On November 7, 2013, Moore signed a minor league deal with the St. Louis Cardinals. He also got an invitation to Spring training for 2015 in Jupiter,FL. He was released on May 18, 2015.[5]

References

  1. Beck, Jason (4 June 2002). "Tigers select Moore with first pick". MLB Advanced Media, L.P. Retrieved 5 August 2012.
  2. "Orioles sign Ty Wigginton," Baltimore Orioles Press Release, Tuesday, February 10, 2009.
  3. McTaggart, Brian (November 29, 2012). "A's sign Scott Moore". MLBlogs.
  4. Adams, Steve (July 19, 2013). "Minor Moves: Herrera, Rodriguez, Moore". MLB Trade Rumors.
  5. KFFL Staff (November 8, 2013). "Fantasy Baseball Daily Offseason Update: Friday, Nov. 8". KFFL.
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