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Colorado Rockies’ David Dahl chooses baseball over his spleen

Colorado Rockies’ centerfielder David Dahl was supposed to miss the remainder of the season after suffering through a gruesome collision Thursday night; he was set to sit out months and months as he waited for his surgically repaired lacerated spleen to heal. But now…well, Dahl is looking at returning to the field in just about four to six weeks. A miracle!? Not quite, rather...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies prospect has spleen removed to speed up recovery

DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies prospect David Dahl elected to have surgery to remove his spleen so he could speed up his return to the field following an outfield collision. The centerfielder crashed into an infielder while trying to make a running catch during a game Thursday in New Britain, Connecticut. Had he waited for his spleen to heal, Dahl would've missed the rest of the season...
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June 01, 2015  |  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

Rockies prospect David Dahl suffers lacerated spleen

Scary can injuries happen in baseball: hitters can get hit in the head by a pitch, pitchers can be hit by batted balls and fielders can collide going after pop flys. One of the Rockies’ top minor league prospects, David Dahl, suffered the latter, and it turned out to be quite severe. The center fielder for the New Britain Rock Cats collided with second baseman Juan Ciriaco and...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies prospect Dahl injured in collision

Colorado Rockies prospect David Dahl left today’s game vs the Altoona Curve after a collision with second baseman Juan Ciriaco. Dahl was kneed in the face during the collision, giving him what has now been confirmed as a concussion along with a rib injury and a possibly ruptured spleen. According to Dahl’s father, David has no broken bones after having undergone multiple tests...
Via Baseball Essential
May 28, 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...
Via Razzball
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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