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Draft Focus: Derek Fisher

Draft : : Prospect Scouting Reports
Frankie Piliere        
Published: Monday, March 03, 2014


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Derek Fisher Perfect Game profile

Position:  OF
Height:  6-3
Weight:  210
Bats/Throws:  L-R
Birthdate:  Aug. 21, 1993
College:  Virginia
Hometown:  Rexmont, Pa.
Previously Drafted:  Rangers '11 (6)
Projected Draft Round:  1

In previous installments of our Draft Focus series, we’ve talked about the highly valued currency of lefthanded power bats. Well, Derek Fisher is pretty good living and walking proof of how highly valued a lefthanded bat can be, especially if they add some speed and athleticism to the table as well. Fisher has been coveted by professional scouts for a number of years now, dating back to his high school days, and the main impetus behind that has been his smooth, compact and effortless lefthanded stroke. And all he has done since arriving on campus at Virginia is continue to prove talent evaluators very right.


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