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Update: David Dahl To Miss Season After Surgery

New Britains’ center fielder had surgery to repair a lacerated spleen.

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Update: 11:57 pm

MiLB.com reports that David Dahl will miss the remainder of the season after undergoing a successful spleen surgery on Thursday.

Original Post – 6:41 PM

The Colorado Rockies minor league outfielder, David Dahl, who is #2 on their top prospect list, was injured during Thursday’s New Britain Rock Cats/Altoona Curve game.

According to MiLB.com, Dahl was sent to the hospital because of a possible concussion, broken rib and ruptured spleen after a collision in the outfield.

MiLB.com replays how the play unfolded:

[In the top of the sixth] Curve right fielder Stetson Allie hit a shallow fly ball to center field. Dahl rushed in from center with shortstop Trevor Story and second baseman Juan Ciriaco closing in from the infield. Story turned off before the ball fell, but Ciriaco continued his path, eventually hitting his knee into Dahl’s head and torso area.

Before the injury the Rock Cats’ center fielder was 2 for 3 on Thursday, and during the season he was batting .269, with seven doubles, three home runs, 16 RBI in 182 at bats.

We hope David Dahl is doing well and wish him a speedy recovery.

David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also managed his Cape Coral 16U Rec Ball team for the past two seasons and on May 13, 2024 they won their league Championship. On May 15th, David started the first ever Legends on Deck 16U Travel Baseball team in SWFL. David's passion is teaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

David is the Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Legends On Deck®, as well as a Co-Host on Legends On Deck Podcast. David was a Senior Editor for MetsMerizedOnline.com, MetsMinors.net and Contributor for Hardballchat.com that spanned from 2010 to 2014. David made his MLB Debut as a writer in June 2014, while covering the NY Mets at Citi Field, for MetsmerizedOnline.com. David also managed his Cape Coral 16U Rec Ball team for the past two seasons and on May 13, 2024 they won their league Championship. On May 15th, David started the first ever Legends on Deck 16U Travel Baseball team in SWFL. David's passion is teaching the game he loves to the future Legends of Tomorrow as well as making available a website that people can have fun sharing and reading. David is also passionate about his career as a Mortgage Loan Officer which allows him to help many families reach their dreams of owning a home. Connect with David via his Social Media pages as he loves to chat all about baseball.

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