by: Jon Davis
#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...
David Vidal had a strong 2011 season with the Dayton Dragons and carried that success over to Bakersfield in 2012 before having some struggles after a quick promotion to Double-A Pensacola. Over the last two seasons there have been some swing mechanic changes made. The two videos that I looked at here were from April of 2011 with Dayton and from August of 2012 with Pensacola.
An idea that spawned over at ProjectProspect.com where fans watch some video and share thoughts on players, I liked it so much that I decided to bring it over here. There are two videos embedded below. Watch them. Talk about what you like and dislike. Talk about things you might change or like to see done differently.
David Vidal came into the 2011 season as an intriguing prospect who was said to be a tad suspect at third base after being a catcher in junior college, though his bat was said to be strong and his power surprising for his size. While spending most of his season in Arizona for the AZL Reds, Vidal hit a combined .267/.338/.460 during the 2010 season.Vidal would spend the entire 2011...