Date of Birth: 05/25/1985
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 175 lbs
Pro Experience: Chico
College Experience: Cal St. Los Angeles
Hometown: Downey, CA
Twitter handle: @darrickhale6
Last Club: San Rafael Pacifics
Signed with the Reds as an undrafted infielder out of Cal State Los Angeles in 2008. Signed with the Yuma Scorpions of the independent Golden Baseball League in 2008 but had his contract acquired by the Cincinnati Reds in July 2008. In five seasons of Independent Ball, Hale hit .267 with eight homeruns and 71 runs batted in. Played for Pacifics Manager Mike Marshall with the Chico Outlaws 2011.
Son of Walter and Barbara Hale. ... Majored in criminal justice at Cal State, LA. ... Onsite instructor at Triple Play Batting Cages in Downey, CA, in the offseason.