-Oak Mountain's David Dahl suffers lacerated spleen in collision in minor league baseball game
Oak Mountain's David Dahl suffers lacerated spleen in collision in minor league baseball game | AL.com Oak Mountain's David Dahl suffers lacerated spleen in collision in minor league baseball game Oak Mountain High School’s David Dahl takes a swing in a batting cage on Feb Salvador Perez Jersey. 16, 2012. Former Oak Mountain baseball star David Dahlsuffered a lacerated spleen in a collision on Thursday during an Eastern League game, said his father, Mike Dahl.Your browser does not support iframes.David Dahl, 21, was chasing a short fly off the bat of the Altoona Curve's Stetson Allie in the top of the sixth inning when he collided with New Britain Rock Cats second baseman Juan Ciriaco.At 3:15 p http://www.thesportfansshop.com/lee-stempniak-jersey-c-1593_2462_2492.html.m. CDT Thursday, Mike Dahl said his son was in surgery."They're trying to save the spleen," Dahl said. "There was a collision between him and the second baseman James Patrick Jersey, and he took a knee to the spleen. They're just trying to save it now. He got hit in the face, the nose, the spleen, a bunch of different places, but that's the main thing right now. He probably has a minor concussion, I would imagine, because he doesn't remember much about what happened. No broken bones or nothing--all the CT scans were negative."Dahl was attending the game in New Britain, Conn., when he son was injured."I actually rode in the ambulance with him," Mike Dahl said in a telephone interview. "He's still in surgery. I'm just waiting."Earlier this year, Baseball America rated Dahl as the top prospect in the Colorado Rockies system. The Rockies selected Dahl out of Oak Mountain High School, located in suburban Birmingham, with the 10thchoice in the 2012 first-year player draft.Dahl is in his fourth pro season, although his 2013 campaign consisted of only 10 games because of a torn hamstring. After selection as a South Atlantic League all-star in 2014, Dahl entered Thursday's game hitting .263 with 26 runs, seven doubles, two triples, three home runs, 16 RBIs and 13 stolen bases for the Double-A Rock Cats.