Rockies Dahl Singles For 1st MLB Hit
- Updated: July 26, 2016
Updated 9:15 am:
David Dahl made his major league debut on Monday night against the Baltimore Orioles and singled in his third at bat for his first major league hit.
Batting sixth in the lineup, he struck out in his first at bat swinging at a 86.5 MPH slider. Then in his second at bat, he ran the count to full, before succumbing to an 89.8 MPH 4-seam fastball for his second punch out. But then in his third at bat, he struck gold, by singling up the middle on a 3-2 count, off of an 88.5 MPH slider.
Playing the whole game, the top prospect grounded out in his final at bat of the night finishing 1 for 4, with a run scored.
Original Post: July 25, 2016
The Colorado Rockies are making the call to the minors and in return the organizations #2 top prospect David Dahl will join the club on Monday night when the team faces the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards.
Dahl has been with the Rockies organization since 2012 when he was signed in the first round of the MLB June Amateur draft.
Over his minor league career, he has posted a .310 batting average with 47 home runs and 205 RBI’s.
This past season he started the year with Double A Affiliate the Hartford Yard Goats before being promoted to Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes on July 4th.
In 76 games with the yard Goats, the Alabama native batted .278, with 13 home runs and 45 RBI’s. In 16 games in Triple-A, and prior to his promotion to the majors, Dahl was batting .484, with six doubles, two triples, five home runs, and 16 RBI’s.
Congratulations to Dahl as his dream of making the big club has finally become his reality.