AUBURN, Ala. – With the spring semester underway and the season just over a month from now, Auburn baseball head coach Butch Thompson announced Brody Moore as the newest member of the Tigers’ 2018 signing class.
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Plays at Oneonta (Ala.) High School for his dad, Brandon Moore … rated the fourth best shortstop and 36th best player in Alabama by Perfect Game … also tabbed a top 500 player in the class of 2018 … went 7-0 with a 1.36 ERA in 10 appearances on the mound as a sophomore … hit .426 with nine doubles, two triples and 21 RBI as a junior … two-time Honorable Mention All-State honoree by the Alabama Sports Writers Association … was a member of the North Team in the 2017 Alabama High School All-Star Games and was also selected to the 2017 Alabama Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Team … summer team is East Coast Sox, who finished the season ranked No. 8 in the nation … also plays high school basketball and is a member of the 1,000-point club … son of Brandon and Kerri Moore … his dad was an All-SEC player at Auburn (1991-94) and a member of the 1994 College World Series team … was drafted by the Chicago White Sox and spent seven seasons in the organization before moving on to a coaching career with the White Sox, Pirates and Royals … has one brother, Braden (13).
Q&A with AuburnTigers.com
AuburnTigers.com: Why Auburn? What makes it special?
Brody Moore: Auburn is a place I have grown up around, and Auburn is home to me. I am excited to be there.
AT: What are your goals, both on and off the field?
BM: My goals are to push myself to be the best player and best teammate on the field. Off the field, my goals are to be the best student and classmate as I can be.
AT: What do you want to accomplish between now and getting to campus?
BM: I want to make it as far as possible during this basketball season, and then I want to win the championship this year in baseball. I think we have a really good chance. Most importantly, my goal is to focus on school and keep my grades high.
AT: What can you say about the Auburn coaching staff?
BM: I would say they are great coaches. When I talked to Coach Thompson I knew then that I wanted to play four years under him. I am very excited to work and get better under the Auburn coaching staff.
The next member of the Tigers’ class will be announced Wednesday.