Derek Fisher, the former Virginia baseball standout who was drafted by the Astros last summer, played his first game for Houston's High A affiliate, the Lancaster Jethawks, last night. He had a good night. Let's recap:
Fisher, batting second, homered on the first pitch he saw, a solo shot
With the bases loaded, Derek Fisher hits ANOTHER homer, this one a grand slam to extend his team's lead to 6-0.
Here is the first @DeFish23 grand slam, his 2nd home run of the night... pic.twitter.com/inJvHxrWw0— Lancaster JetHawks (@JetHawks) May 31, 2015
In his third plate appearance, Fisher again steps to the plate with the bases loaded. This happens:
And just one inning later... Here comes @DeFish23's 2nd grand slam (3rd homer). An oppo shot! pic.twitter.com/QfhwioLmXy— Lancaster JetHawks (@JetHawks) May 31, 2015
Believe it or not. Fisher still wasn't done. After striking out in the fifth, he batted again in the seventh, for the third time in the game with the bases loaded. He cleared them again with a double:
It wasn't a HR but this ball was smoked too... Here is @DeFish23's 3-run double to set the Cal League RBI record: pic.twitter.com/m0hOaY6cEn— Lancaster JetHawks (@JetHawks) May 31, 2015
The final line for Fisher: 4-6, 3 home runs (2 grand slams), a double, and 12 RBI. That RBI total broke a 61-year old California League record, and just hours after Fisher's call-up. That's a pretty good first impression!