Alex Mooney eager for next step in his career

Alex Mooney is a well-balanced prep shortstop from Rochester Hills, Michigan, who displays all five tools and impressive makeup. His intangibles and potential have caused scouts to project Mooney as a first or second-round pick in July’s MLB draft.

You can read an in-depth feature story on Mooney and his skills HERE

Below is a follow-up conversation with Mooney from my interview with him in December. In this interview, we discuss his senior season, which included winning a state title, and his development throughout high school. Mooney also breaks down his next few weeks leading up to the draft, including the MLB Draft Combine and moving into Duke for the summer semester.

View this edition of the Baseball Prospect Journal Draft Conversation with Alex Mooney here:

Read more in-depth stories on top 2021 MLB draft prospects at Baseball Prospect Journal.

Dan Zielinski III has covered the MLB draft for six years. He has interviewed 253 of the top draft prospects in that period, including three No. 1 overall picks. Multiple publications, including Baseball America, USA Today, and The Arizona Republic, have quoted his work, while he’s appeared on radio stations as a “MLB draft expert.” Follow him on Twitter @DanZielinski3.

Dan Zielinski III
Dan Zielinski III
Dan Zielinski III is the creator of the Baseball Prospect Journal and has covered the MLB draft since 2015. His draft work originally appeared on, a sports website he started in December 2011. He also covered the Milwaukee Brewers as a member of the credentialed media for four years. Follow him on Twitter @DanZielinski3.

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