As a Top 5 prospect in the Astros farm system, Derek Fisher’s time in Fresno may be short lived. The outfielder hits for average, hits for power and has speed on the basepaths.

Recently, he spoke with GV Wire about his path from Lebanon, PA to Fresno and hopefully to Houston. While the 2014 first round draft pick out of the University of Virginia has yet to see the big leagues, that could be coming very soon.

In the interview he also talked about the art of hitting, and does he get confused with that other Derek Fisher? Watch above.


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David is a familiar name in Fresno journalism, working as a producer, writer and assignment editor for various radio and TV stations. He has covered the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, UFC, Fresno State and many political campaigns.   David earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and Political Science from the University of Michigan. He and his wife Michelle have their hands full at home with three little ones. Originally from the Bay Area, David is a diehard Giants fan. Contact:; Phone: 559-492-4037

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