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Derrik Gibson

Derrik Gibson 6 2B

Norfolk Tides

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Derrik C. Gibson
  • Age: 25 (December 5, 1989)
  • Birthplace: Seaford, DE
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 170
  • Draft: Round 2 (2008, BOS)
  • School: Seaford, DE
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Derrik Gibson Stats Summary

Derrik Gibson Career Stats

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Derrik Gibson Awards and Honors

Derrik Gibson  6 2B

  • Full Name: Derrik C. Gibson
  • Born: December 5, 1989
  • Age: 25
  • Birthplace: Seaford, DE
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 170
  • Draft: Round 2 (2008, BOS)
  • School: Seaford, DE

2014: Split the season between Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket in the Red Sox organization...  
Ranked 10th among Red Sox minor leaguers with a .290 average (107-369)...Between the two clubs, appeared defensively at second base (15 games), third base (three games), shortstop (18 games), left field (19 games), center field (47 games) and right field (one game)...Hit .358 (39-109) and posted a .427 OBP vs. Eastern League left-handers...Led the Eastern League with a .404 average (36-89) and a .505 OBP during the month of June...Had two stints with Pawtucket (July 12-13, August 2 - end of season)...Picked up first three Triple-A hits at Toledo, July 13...Hit first Triple-A home run on August 3 vs. Columbus, then followed that up with second Triple-A home run one night later (August 4 vs. Columbus).
2013: Played in 88 games with Double-A Portland, including 56 at 2B, 26 at SS, 1 at 3B, 1 in LF, 1 in RF, and 3 at DH…Hit at a .342 clip (27-79) against left-handed pitching…Was a .295 hitter (23-78) when leading off an inning…Recorded a season-high four hits on 8/9 vs. Bowie with three doubles and three RBI…Hit .355 (11-31, 2 2B, 4 RBI, 6 BB) over his final nine games of the year from 8/22-9/1…Played for the Arizona Fall League Champion Surprise Saguaros after the season.
2012: Led Portland in walks (44) and placed among club leaders in games (2nd, 115), at-bats (3rd, 405), runs (T-4th, 43), hits (4th, 91), triples (T-2nd, 3), and stolen bases (3rd, 14)...Posted a .962 fielding percentage (16 E, 419 TC) at SS...Went 5-16 (.313) with the bases loaded...Selected as the Red Sox Minor League Base Stealer of the Month for May after swiping six bases in seven opportunities...Hit .359 (28-78) over a 25-game stretch from 5/7-6/2, the 3rd-highest average in the Eastern League in that span.
2011: Led High-A Salem with 128 games and 48 walks and ranked 2nd on the team with 445 at-bats, 56 runs, 107 hits, and 24 stolen bases...Led Carolina League shortstops with a .966 fielding percentage (19 E, 562 TC)...Selected as the Red Sox Minor League Defensive Player of the Month for May...Reached base safely in 19 straight road contests from 7/14-9/2, the 5th-longest such streak in the CL...Rated by Baseball America's 2012 Best Tools survey as being the best athlete in the Red Sox system.
2010: Led Single-A Greenville in walks (61) and ranked among club leaders 64 in runs (2nd, 77), hits (3rd, 112), and stolen bases (3rd, 39)...His 39 steals ranked 3rd in the Sox system...Led the South Atlantic League with a .960 fielding pct. (22 E, 545 TC) at shortstop...Reached base safely in 19 straight games, 7/30-8/20.
2009: Played SS (38 G) and 2B (30 G) for Short-A Lowell...Was the AL's starting 2B in the New York-Penn League All-Star Game...Named Red Sox Minor League Base Runner of the Year, leading the NYPL with 54 runs...Stole 28 bases, 2nd in the Red Sox system and 3rd in the NYPL...Ranked 6th among Sox farmhands in batting (.290)...Drew a club-high 39 walks, 6th in the league...Tied for the club lead and tied for 4th in the NYPL with 74 hits...Selected as Red Sox Minor League Offensive Player of the Month for June, Base Stealer for July and Base Runner for August/September...Hit .250 (3-12) in three playoff games...Following the season, ranked as the No. 10 prospect and No. 8 position player in the Boston system and the No. 15 prospect in the NYPL by Baseball America.
2008: Hit .248 (32-129) with 12 RBI with the Gulf Coast Red Sox and Lowell...Saw time at 3B, 2B, and SS...Successful in all 16 stolen base attempts...Appeared in one playoff game for Lowell... Following the season, rated by Baseball America as the fastest base runner in the Sox system.
PERSONAL: Derrik C. Gibson was signed by Baltimore as a minor league free agent on 11/19/14...Originally selected by Boston in the 2nd round of the 2008 dtaft...Was 2-time Delaware High School Player of the Year and 3-time All-State at Seaford Senior High School...Named a 2008 Baseball America 1st-Team High School All-American...Attended same High School as Delino DeShields (Class of 1987), who enjoyed a 13-year major league career and enters 2015 as the manager of the Louisville Bats.