DENVER (AP) Colorado Rockies prospect David Dahl had surgery to repair his spleen after a collision in the outfield during a game Thursday in New Britain, Connecticut.
Dahl was in centerfield for Double-A New Britain and was racing in to make a sliding catch on a blooper when he crashed into second baseman Juan Ciriaco. Dahl stayed down for several moments before being taken to a hospital, where he underwent surgery.
There’s no timetable for Dahl’s return, the team announced Friday. Zach Wilson, the senior director of player development for the Rockies, said in a statement that the organization wishes him ”the best as we help him toward his recovery.”
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Dahl was selected with the 10th overall pick in 2012. He’s hitting .269 with three homers for the Rock Cats this season.