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David Dahl

Born: 04/01/1994 (Age: 22)
Bats: Left Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 195
Primary Position: CF
Secondary Position: LF
Physical/Health
narrow frame; lithe, athletic build; mature strength but not bulky; sturdy lower half; history of injuries
Evaluator Adam Hayes
Report Date 05/23/2016
Dates Seen 5/02, 5/03, 5/04, 5/05
Affiliate Hartford Yard Goats (AA, Rockies)
MLB ETA Risk Factor OFP Realistic Role Video
2017 Medium 55 Above-average regular OF Yes
Tool Future Grade Report
Hit 55 elite, plus-plus bat speed; hands drift with slight wrap while leg lift and plant triggers swing; timing in lower half inconsistent--late on pitches despite bat speed ; aggressive early in counts, though capable of working counts for walks
Power 55 generates easy loud, hard contact; drives to the gaps, opposite field; level, line-drive stroke; will rack up doubles with ease; bat speed to generate more power—20 HR seasons not out of the question
Baserunning/Speed 50 4.27 home-first in look; confident, aggressive baserunner--track record of 20+ SB seasons
Glove 55 handles routine plays well, though glove will have occasional lapses; range and instincts to play CF, but corner spot seems likely
Arm 50 showed AVG carry with accuracy; would be more of a deterrent in LF than CF, but capable arm for CF
Overall

Athletic OF with elite bat speed and above-average hit tool. Former first-round pick with injury history. Bat speed is plus-plus and generates hard contact. Mechanics of swing have some issues with consistent timing, leading to late contact or frequent swing-misses. Swing-miss tendency and early count aggressiveness will be limiters of hit tool, but feel to hit is there to be above-average. Capable of loud, hard contact, though more of a line-drive stroke. Should be a doubles machine, though increased HR production, especially if Coors is his home field, is highly possible. Above-average defender with ability to handle CF. Like the profile better, given average arm and injury history, in a corner spot. average speed with good instincts. 20-20 seasons not out of the question. Above-average regular in the outfield when healthy.

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