Versatile player who will contend for significant playing time in 2014 at catcher or one of the corner infield positions after working as a part-time starter over the past two seasons … features a smooth left-handed swing … has one three occasions during his LSU career delivered a dramatic, late-inning game-tying or game-winning hit in a Tigers' postseason victory.
Played in 48 games (20 starts), batting .281 (27-for-96) with nine doubles, one triple, 12 RBI and 12 runs … started 10 games at DH, six at first base, three at third base and one at catcher … batted .304 (7-for-23) in 14 SEC regular-season games with two doubles and two RBI … lined game-winning double in bottom of 8th inning of Game 1 in Super Regional vs. Oklahoma; the RBI gave Tigers a 1-0 lead in an eventual 2-0 victory … provided dramatic two-strike, two-out game-tying double in the top of the ninth inning in an SEC Tournament elimination game versus Alabama (May 24); LSU scored another run in the inning and went on to a 3-2 victory over the Crimson Tide … provided a key two-out, pinch-hit double that kept 16th inning alive at Alabama (April 20), allowing LSU to score three runs in 11-8 victory … 3-for-4 at Louisiana-Lafayette (Feb. 26) with one double, one triple, three RBI and one run scored.
Played in 47 games (31 starts), batting .261 (35-for-134) with four doubles, four homers, 27 RBI and 14 runs … versatile player who started 25 games at first base, five at catcher and one at DH … unloaded a dramatic, two-out solo homer on a 3-2 pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning to tie Stony Brook, 3-3, in Game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional (June 8); Moore later led off the 12th inning with a single and eventually scored the game-winning run on Mason Katz' single, giving LSU a 5-4 victory … enjoyed a productive series at Ole Miss (May 4-6), batting .417 (5-for-12) with one double, one homer, two RBI and three runs … launched solo homer at Kentucky (April 20) in 5-4 LSU win in Game 1 of series … batted .700 (7-for-10) in three-game stretch (April 3-7) with one double, three RBI, one run scored -- collected a career-best four hits in April 7 series-clinching win over top-ranked Florida … launched a three-run, inside-the-park homer on March 20 vs. Southern in Alex Box Stadium; it was the first inside-the-park dinger for LSU since Derek Helenihi accomplished the feat versus Grambling on April 8, 2009 in Alex Box Stadium ... Moore was 2-for-3 in the March 20 Southern game with one double, one homer, four RBI and two runs.
Earned 2011 first-team Class 2A all-state recognition … voted the 2011 District MVP … batted .574 with 15 home runs in 2011, helping lead Dunham to the state semifinals … also played quarterback for the Dunham football team.
Full name is Tyler Christian Moore … parents are Steve and Tina Moore … has one older brother, Blake … on attending LSU – “It's been my dream to be an LSU Tiger; I've lived in Baton Rouge my whole life so LSU is in my backyard, and the tradition of excellence and amazing fans are what influenced me most” … majoring in sports administration-commerce at LSU … born August 8, 1993.
Moore's LSU Career Highs
At-Bats: 6 at Ole Miss (5/4/12)
Hits: 4 at Florida (4/7/12)
Runs Scored: 2 four times; most recently vs. Alabama (5/24/13)
Doubles: 1 several times; most recently vs. Oklahoma (6/7/13)
Triples: 1 at UL-Lafayette (2/26/13)
Home Runs: 1 four times; most recently vs. Stony Brook (6/8/12)
RBI: 4 vs. Southern (3/20/12)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Air Force (2/19/12)