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Scouting Video: Riley Moore, C, Arizona (2014 Draft)

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March 2, 2013

Riley Moore is my kind of ballplayer and has been ever since I went up to San Marcos to see him play a few of those dreary Channel League games. I never forgot the Area Codes BP before his senior year, nor did I forget that I had to wait like five days to see him get a start. It just goes to show you that sometimes the guys with the most upside get completely ignored when it’s between a guy on media lists and a guy not on media lists. The media does not scout. The baseball industry scouts. And that’s why in the long haul, Riley Moore is going to win.

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Scouting Video: Riley Moore, C, San Marcos (CA) HS (2011 Draft)

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April 22, 2011

Riley Moore is my kind of guy. I like loose, easy, left-handed hitters who can start their hands, give me bat speed and bat control, and can lift and drive the ball. I like hitters with physical projection and a secondary tool so I don’t get stuck with bad body stiffs I gotta jam at first base and hope that they hit. Instead, I have a guy like Riley Moore right here.

 This boy has Amtrack power, which means he can put a ball out by the train tracks beyond the right field fence at San Marcos. I also once saw him hit a ball clear to Fresno. By that I mean he hit a ball that landed in the bed of a celery truck on the 101 overpass headed to Fresno. Some woman in Fresno was buying groceries and couldn’t understand why there was a pearl with the veggies. Hey, I can’t make this stuff up.

All I know is that if this guy played in Orange County and not Santa Barbara, he’d be a lot higher up on a lot more preference lists…or at least not be as comfortably hidden as the baseball that landed in the celery truck.

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Scouting Video: Riley Moore, C, San Marcos HS (2011 Draft)

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October 20, 2010

Riley Moore is a guy you look at and see physical projection and offensive potential written all over. The guy has the build. Even with his back turned to the camera, it’s hard to miss the left-handed sweeping uppercut and loft in his swing. He switch-hits in this look. Without a great deal of looks at him as of yet, I’d say the power is left-handed and the spray is right-handed. If you get a guy like this who can swing from both sides and stay behind the plate, you have got something. By the short look at infield, he’s got some fine-tuning in front of him as a catcher, but nothing that would knock him out. Throw away the stopwatch and look at the throws (make sure the guy is standing behind the plate and not on top of it) and see if they carry. That’ll tell you all you need to know.

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