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Indians acquire Justin Sellers; DFA David Cooper

The Cleveland Indians have executed a rare mid-spring training trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers. On Sunday, the Indians acquired infielder Justin Sellers from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for cash. To make room for Sellers to join the Tribe in Goodyear, infielder David Cooper was designated for assignment. Sellers, 28, comes to Cleveland after playing parts of three seasons...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians sign free-agent first baseman David Cooper

The Indians signed free-agent first baseman David Cooper to a major-league contract on the first day of the winter meetings Monday. Still recovering from the back injury that derailed his once-promising career, Cooper, 26, was originally signed by the Tribe in August. He played in only 13 games between the rookie Arizona League club and Triple-A Columbus. Cooper batted .192 in seven...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Winter Meetings Recap: Indians resign Cooper, talk to Balfour

Day one of the 2013 Winter Meetings is almost in the books. The news and rumors will surely continue into the night, and if anything of substance regarding the Indians has legs I will provide the update on Twitter @TonyIBI and in the newswire to the right. If anything more signifcant gains legs I will surely post it to the front page as well. Indians sign David Cooper The Indians...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Indians sign free agent 1B David Cooper

The Indians have signed free agent first baseman David Cooper to a major league contract. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. The 26-year-old finished last season with Cleveland's Triple-A affiliate in Columbus after signing with the Indians in August. A former first-round pick of Toronto, Cooper batted .300 with four homers and 11 RBIs in 45 games with the Blue...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians sign free agent first baseman David Cooper

The Cleveland Indians have announced that they have signed free agent first baseman David Cooper to a major league contract. The contract is reported to be for one year. Cooper, 26, was originally signed by Cleveland on August 13th and appeared in 13 games between the Tribe’s rookie Arizona League club and Triple-A Columbus to finish out the 2013 campaign. The former first-round...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Carrasco optioned to Columbus, Cooper opts out

The Cleveland Indians today announced that they have added outfielder Jason Kubel to the to the major league roster. To make room for him on the 25-man roster they have optioned right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco to Triple-A Columbus. The Indians already added Kubel to the 40-man roster on Friday when they placed lefty Scott Barnes on the 60-day disabled list. Kubel, 31...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Around The Farm: August 18, 2013

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Indians prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. David Cooper (Arizona League, 1B) - 4-5, 2 R, 1 2B - I think that David Cooper's rehab period in Arizona may be a short one.  Between David playing like a Triple-A guy hitting...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Indians sign former first-round pick David Cooper

The Cleveland Indians have announced that they have signed first baseman David Cooper to a minor league contract. Cooper, 26, split the 2012 season between Triple-A Las Vegas and the Toronto Blue Jays. He began the year in Las Vegas where he hit .314 (82-261) with 27  doubles, 10 home runs and 52 runs batted in in 62 games before being promoted to Toronto in May. With the Blue...
Via Waiting For Next Year
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Blue Jays Notes: Cooper, Drabek, Rasmus, D’Arnaud

The Blue Jays are looking for a closer this offseason and Bob Elliott of the Toronto Sun says the team has checked in on free agents Francisco Cordero and Matt Capps. Heath Bell is another option for the Blue Jays, who had interest in Jonathan Papelbon before he signed with the Phillies. Here are more notes on the Blue Jays, who have yet to make a major move so far this offseason...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
November 28, 2011  |  Discuss

2011 Positional Review: 1B

Just going to give you an up-front warning: the best of these guys don't ever come up in scouts' discussions of the premium talent in the Jays organization. the position is in better shape for prospects than 2B and 3B, but the best guys are usually regarded as guys who project to a relatively low ceiling.1. David Cooper (24) - Everything the scouts tell you about Cooper screams...
Via The Southpaw
November 07, 2011  |  Discuss
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