Ty Moore ended the 2016 season back in Morgantown, where he made his debut the previous season after the Pittsburgh Pirates selected him in the 12th round of the amateur draft. He finished his 2017 season as one of the top hitters on the Bradenton Marauders. In doing so, he proved that a lot of progress can happen during one season in the minors.

Moore went to UCLA, where he was teammates with Kevin Kramer, who was selected by the Pirates in the second round in 2015. While Kramer hit .323 and put up an .899 OPS, it was Moore who led the team in both categories in 2015, batting .342, while posting a .907 OPS.

They both went to Morgantown after the draft to begin their pro career. Moore put together some solid numbers thanks to a fast start that saw him reach base safely in 31 of his f...

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