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Dahl has sights on Rockies' left-field job

Having spent the offseason working out in Houston, David Dahl has regained weight and strength, which he will need as he competes with veteran Gerardo Parra for the Rockies' left-field job.
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The Best of FanGraphs: January 3-6, 2017

Each week, we publish north of 100 posts on our various blogs. With this post, we hope to highlight 10 to 15 of them. You can read more on it here. The links below are color coded — green for FanGraphs, brown for RotoGraphs, dark red for The Hardball Times and blue for Community Research. MONDAY On this day, we observed New Year’s Day. We hope you enjoyed the day off. TUESDAYSaying...
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January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Learning Something About David Dahl from One Swing

On Sunday evening, the Los Angeles Dodgers hosted the Colorado Rockies in what was legendary announcer Vin Scully’s last home game at Dodger Stadium after 67 years of calling the team. The Dodgers won, in walk-off fashion, scoring in the ninth on a Corey Seager home run that tied the score at 3-3, and again in the 10th on a home run by Charlie Culberson that clinched the National...
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September 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies: The importance of David Dahl

David Dahl will not be the NL Rookie of the Year. In fact, he likely will not even for the best rookie for the Colorado Rockies this season. Of course, that is not his fault. Trevor Story took the league by storm this season and should be in the running for the ROY award even with an injury-shortened season. While Story started his career off with a flurry of home runs, Dahl started...
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Scouting Rockies Call-Up David Dahl

Outfielder David Dahl‘s (dahl?) ascent to the major leagues, at which level he debuted last night for Colorado, has been relatively swift considering he missed just about all of 2013 with a hamstring injury and a huge chunk of 2015 with a ruptured spleen. That missed development time — in concert with Colorado’s unenviable affiliate situation — has made Dahl difficult to...
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July 26, 2016  |  Discuss

David Dahl to have spleen removed

Colorado Rockies prospect David Dahl has made the tough decision to have his spleen removed, his agency announced on Twitter. .@ddahl21 has made the difficult decision to have his spleen removed tomorrow. Doing so allows him to return (1/2) — Sosnick Cobbe Karon (@SosnickCobbe) May 31, 2015 (2/2) this season instead of next year, though it also brings other challenges. #Courage...
Via Mile High Sports
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Prospect David Dahl suffers ruptured spleen

David Dahl, the Colorado Rockies 10th pick in the 2012 first-year player draft, was injured Thursday afternoon in a Double-A game. Dahl was chasing down a short fly ball and collided with second baseman Juan Ciriaco. According to Baseball America, Dahl is the top-hitting prospect in Rockies organization Dahl was hospitalized with a possible concussion and ruptured spleen, along with...
Via Mile High Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies prospect David Dahl injures spleen in collision

Colorado Rockies outfield prospect David Dahl was the 10th overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft, and has been a top 100 prospect in each of the next three seasons. But he’s been swamped by injuries throughout his pro career, playing in a total of just 240 games over those three-plus seasons. On Thursday during AA New Britain’s game with Altoona, Dahl was involved in an outfield...
Via The Outside Corner
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies Prospect Profile: David Dahl

The Colorado Rockies have a lot to be excited about with David Dahl in their minor league system. Baseball America’s #1 Colorado prospect, Dahl has the potential to be a five-tool player. The 20-year-old center fielder grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and was drafted by the Rockies with the tenth pick in the first round of the 2012 June draft out of high school. In 2012, at age...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Peepin’ Prospects:

David Dahl | OF, Rockies | Born:  4/1/1994 Background The Rockies drafted Dahl 10th overall in 2012 out of high school.  The lofty draft status was warranted -- Dahl's raw tools had baseball folks tabbing his upside among the highest in the class.  His pro debut only reaffirm his touters, as the 18-year-old's impact was profound from the moment he stepped on the diamond at...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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