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by: Jon Davis Staff Writer #14 David Vidal 3B Checking in at No. 14 is David Vidal, a native of Puerto Rico, who was the Reds' eighth round Draft pick in 2010 out of Miami Dade CC South. He will enter the 2013 season at 23-years old. At 5-foot-11, 190-pounds, he is not a big guy, but despite of his size he has shown a good amount of pop. In 2011, playing exclusively in Low A Dayton, he had a very good year to the tune of a .280 average, .350 on base, .498 slugging, 20 homers and 85 RBI's. In 2012, his numbers were not a good he had a .243 average, .311 on base & .428 slugging. This was possibly due to only playing 35 games at High A before his promotion and subsequent struggles at the Double A level. David Vidal is a very good defensive third baseman and in time he could develop into a perennial gold glover. He has a solid approach at the plate, but as with a lot of young players, he needs to cut down the strikeouts and walk more. Despite being "u...
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