Appeared in 40 games with 14 starts ... Logged 12 starts at first base and two at third base ... Hit seventh or eighth in the order for 12 of his 14 starts ... All 12 of his hits came against right-handed pitching ... Recorded a pair of multi-hit games and one multi-RBI game ... Appeared in 18 SEC games and hit .182 with four hits, three RBI and a perfect fielding percentage against league teams ... Started at first base in Tennessee's season-opener vs. Morehead State Feb. 22 and 2-for-4 with two RBI ... Scored a season-high three runs and had two hits in the series-clinching win over Morehead State Feb. 24 ... Finished the Morehead State series with a team-best .500 batting average ... Hit a walk-off RBI double in the 10th inning against Presbyterian 3/12/08 ... Drove in a run in UT's 6-5 win over LSU in the SEC-opener March 14 ... Delivered an RBI double in UT's 3-2 loss at Georgia March 22 ... Started at third base at ETSU (his previous school) April 9 in place of injured starter Cody Brown and went 1-for-3 with a run and two walks ... Made two appearances off the bench at first base during the Alabama series April 12-13 ... Started at first base April 19 at Arkansas and drove in a run ... Entered the game as a sub and played both first and third base May 7 against Belmont ... Played in all three games of the Kentucky series May 9-11.
EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY 2007 - FRESHMAN
Started all 43 games in which he played for the Buccaneers, ranking fourth on the team with a .288 batting average ... Drove in 22 runs on 49 hits with three home runs and 29 runs scored while playing primarily at third base ... Was 2-for-2 on stolen base attempts and posted a .944 fielding percentage ... His .338 average against Atlantic Sun Conference teams ranked second on the team ... Posted a .300 average with runners in scoring position.
2007 - FRESHMAN
Graduated from The McCallie School in Chattanooga, Tenn., where he was coached by Chris Richardson ... Four-time letterwinner in baseball and bowling and two-time letterwinner in football... Multiple time All-Region selection and Team Tennessee Baseball selection... All-State honoree... Hit better than .360 in each high school season.
Full name is Michael Tanner Moore ... Born Dec. 26, 1987, in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Son of Mike Moore and Linda M. Pascal ... Academic major: Sport management with a minor in business.
CAREER HIGHS (at Tennessee)
At-Bats: 4, 2x (last vs. Presbyterian 3/12/08)
Runs: 3 vs. Morehead State 2/24/08
Hits: 2, 2x (last vs. Morehead State 2/24/08)
RBI: 2 vs. Morehead State 2/22/08
Total Bases: 2, 2x (last vs. Morehead State 2/24/08)
Stolen Bases: 1 vs. Morehead State 2/24/08
Strikeouts: 2, 5x (last at Mississippi State 4/25/08)
Walks: 2 at ETSU 4/9/08