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D.J. Fitzgerald

D.J. Fitzgerald 31 LF

Boise Hawks

  • Status: Inactive
  • Full Name: Derrick J. Fitzgerald
  • Age: 26 (December 20, 1988)
  • Birthplace: Virginia Beach, VA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 0" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 22 (2009, CHC)
  • School: Dyersburg State CC
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D.J. Fitzgerald Career Stats

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D.J. Fitzgerald Awards and Honors

D.J. Fitzgerald  31 LF

  • Full Name: Derrick J. Fitzgerald
  • Born: December 20, 1988
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Virginia Beach, VA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 0"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 22 (2009, CHC)
  • School: Dyersburg State CC
Selected out of Dyersburg Community College (Tenn.) by the Chicago Cubs in the 22nd round (680th overall) of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. ... Fitzgerald joined the Chiefs in late April and played in 99 games, hitting .283 with 30 extra-base hits, 46 RBIs and 56 runs scored. ... At the All-Star break he was hitting .303 with 22 RBIs and 27 runs scored. ... Fitzgerald had a career-high four hits on May 19 at Wisconsin with a double, triple and three runs scored. ... He also collected four hits at Fort Wayne on July 21, and at home against Clinton on Aug. 28 when he drove in a career-high four runs with two doubles and a triple. ... Fitzgerald made his pro debut in 2009 with the Rookie-level AZL Cubs, where he hit .500 in eight games with seven extra-base hits and eight RBIs. ... He joined the Chiefs for 19 games and hit .231 with three RBIs, a homer and a double. ... Fitzgerald finished the 2009 season with Boise hitting .267 with two homers, four doubles and five RBIs. ... Fitzgerald played high school baseball at Ocean Lakes H.S. in Virginia and originally signed a national letter of intent to play at Georgia Southern University before landing at DSCC. In 2009, Fitzgerald played infield for Peoria and Boise before transitioning to the outfield for the 2010 season.