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David Dahl

#26 | OF
Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies
David Dahl
Name: David Martin Dahl
Born: Apr 1, 1994 in Birmingham, Ala, USA
High School: Oak Mountain HS, Birmingham
Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
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2018203.276.326.49810
Career425.296.343.49917
Drafted in the 1st round (10th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2012 (signed for $2,600,000)
In terms of tools, Dahl rivals South Florida prep Albert Almora in many ways, though Almora's intangibles give him an edge over Dahl, an Auburn signee. A lefthanded hitter, Dahl fits the center-field profile with plus speed, an athletic 6-foot-2, 185-pound body and a cannon arm that earns above-average grades. His overall package elicits comparisons to Jeremy Hermida (as an amateur) and Andy Van Slyke. Dahl shined during the East Coast Pro Showcase, where his balanced, smooth swing and above-average bat speed helped him handle quality pitching, and teamed with Mississippi prep outfielder D.J. Davis on a travel team that played fall games against junior-college competition, at times dominating older pitching. He showed opposite-field power throughout the showcase circuit, though some scouts question how much usable, game power he has and would have doubts if he moved to a corner. They also aren't all sold on his instincts to be a center fielder, though most believe he'll stick in the position. Dahl's biggest weakness is his low-energy demeanor. Some scouts consider him simply unmotivated by middling high school competition, while others see a low motor and question his desire to be great. The tools are all there for a first-round power/speed center fielder.
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