- Wily Peralta, Alex Liddi, David Cooper: Mining the Minors
ETA: For the Mariners' sake, any day now would be a good idea, but certainly in September, Liddi will get a chance, probably in a near-everyday role.
David Cooper, 1B/DH
- Cooper & Rogers: Deep League Waiver Wire
, read on.
David Cooper | TOR 1B | CBS 3% Owned
The latest injury to Adam Lind opens up first base for the 25-year old Cooper. He has made excellent contact at Triple-A over the last two
- Astros Fire Cecil Cooper
Allow me to be forthcoming and honest when I say I have no idea whether Cecil Cooper managed well or poorly over the course of his time in Houston. I can look at the numbers, I can read opinions
- Daily Graphing - David Wells
Apparently the Padres are interested in re-acquiring David Wells from the Red Sox. Over the past four years David Wells is tied for the 8th most wins in baseball with a record of 61-29. Over
- David Price Progressing
an, "is that it?" reaction from fans when they merely hold their own in the early stages of their respective big league careers.
Take Tampa's David Price. The 1st overall pick in the 2007 draft abused minor league
- Missing: David Price's Slider
The talents of Tampa Bay Rays southpaw David Price are undeniable. The Vanderbilt product slings low-to-mid-90's gas with seeming ease, overwhelming hitters with a deadly combination of speed
- David Wright's Wacky 2009
. They lost up-the-middle stars Jose Reyes and Carlos Beltran, 1B Carlos Delgado and ace Johan Santana, among others, for big chunks of the season.
Third baseman David Wright wasn't immune
- Q&A: David Ortiz and Justin Verlander
It goes without saying that David Ortiz and Justin Verlander are among the most dominant players of their era. The Red Sox slugger has a career .284/.379/.545 slash line and 391 home runs; the Tigers
- Q&A: David Murphy, Underrated Ranger
David Murphy isn’t a star. The former first-round draft pick -- 17th overall by the Red Sox in 2003 -- has never been able to establish himself as more than a solid player. Coming into the season
- That Time Kirby Puckett Was on David Letterman
of Fame legitimacy. Other -- more rightly so -- scowl at the off-the-field acts for which he was accused.
Nevertheless, this clip involves David Letterman, and a player that still carries a lot of clout
- Q&A: David Cone, Stat-head All-Star
As many FanGraphs readers know, David Cone is more than a former All-Star pitcher and current color commentator for the New York Yankees. He is also a stat-head. The borderline Hall of Famer -- he
- Chris Davis and David Murphy, in the [Pitching] Zone
For Chris Davis and David Murphy, “in the zone” doesn’t extend to the mound. Each has a successful pitching performance on his resume, but in neither case was there a feeling of being in command
- Pitcher Pace (Time Between Pitches)
and pitching coach Don Cooper. Even Jake Peavy trimmed 1.5 seconds off his pace with the White Sox this year. I'd say it's worth researching further.
- Slideshow: David Temple's Ten Bold Depictions
- NotGraphantasy Draft Domination, per David G Temple
- Pirates Sign Dotel, Snag B. Jones Off Waivers
80 percent of the time, supplementing the pitch with a low-80's slider. Dotel's Pitch F/X page suggests that he picked up the Cooper Cutter: there is a pronounced difference in vertical and horizontal
- David Wiers' 10 Bold Predictions For The 2013 Fantasy Season
- Q&A: Chili Davis
. This interview was excerpted from a conversation about hitting philosophy.
David Laurila: Who did you least like to face? For instance, Ryne Sandberg told me that the pitcher who gave him the most
- Champhero: David Kushner
Thanks to the presumably fine folks at Rising Apple, I have learned of the existence of pop artist David Kushner. I surveyed his Etsy page in the manner of a man about to spend money on things his
- Gavin Floyd Flying Under the Radar?
and cutter combined is +0.58 during the course of his big league career.
With more whiffs, fewer walks and the patented "Cooper Cutter" in his arsenal, Floyd was one of the better starters in the A.L.
- Minor To The Majors
with a 17/0 K/BB ratio and one run allowed. He also got 16.2 innings of work in the Arizona Fall League, surrendering 10 runs with a 12/6 K/BB. According to BA's J.J. Cooper, Minor averaged about 90.9 MPH
- David Welch: Thrower of No-Hitters
On Friday night, Down Under, in the future, David Welch of the Sydney Blue Sox pitched the game of his life: A playoff no-hitter of the Adelaide Bite. It was the reincarnated Australian Baseball
- David Aardsma - Country Strong
The Mariners' David Aardsma is more than just a quality reliever and the guy whose aardvark-like surname bumped Hank Aaron from alphabetical pole position in The Baseball Encyclopedia. He's also
- David Murphy: Undrafted
David Murphy hit over .300 with double-digit power and steals last season. He's in line for more playing time with Josh Hamilton gone. He just turned 31, so age is only a slight concern
- David Ortiz's Contract Complaints
I came across this blurb a couple days ago over at HardBall Talk (originally from ESPN Boston):
“David [Ortiz] is (too) proud and respectful to say how he feels in public, but the guy feels hurt
- David Wright's Many Faces
It's hard to believe, but 2013 will be the 10th major league season for David Wright. In those ten years, it seems like he's been about three different players.
Wright has hit as many as 33 home
- David DeJesus and Dayton's Destiny
In the aftermath of the Teahen-for-Getz-and-Fields trade, there is a rumor that the Royals see Fields as an option in left field, and are exploring the trade market for David DeJesus. Fields
- The Maturation of David Price
David Price hatched onto the scene last October, laying claim to the trivia question which will inevitably ask which Rays pitcher recorded the final out in the 2008 ALCS. His transition
- David DeJesus and Type A Status
As has been written before, Royals outfielder David DeJesus is the sort of player who tends to fly under the radar because he does no one thing exceptionally well, but he does a number of things
- Welcome To The Show, David Hernandez
are in town to take on the Orioles. Making his major league debut, David Hernandez will be starting for the O's.
Hernandez is one of those divisive prospects who puts up numbers that dwarf his
- David Wright's Power Outage
in what was supposed to be a ceremonious christening like the other New York team witnessed. Amongst the questions the Mets will attempt to answer during the off-season includes David Wright’s 2009
- David Ortiz's Power Decline
Yesterday I looked at David Ortiz's decline in plate discipline values. Today I am going to turn to his power numbers. Because of Ortiz's inclusion on the leaked 2003 list of players who tested
- David Price Swallows Flames
When David Price was made the number one selection out of Vanderbilt, the comparisons for him were all over the place. The most obvious comparison – in size and tone – was CC Sabathia. Like
- David Aardsma's Worst
The book on David Aardsma was always the same: power arm with a blessed fastball, but wild command and an affinity for fly balls – and by extension, home runs. He was essentially a major league
- Where are David Price's Grounders?
Last week R.J. looked at David Price's improving K/BB ratio. Another important part of the Price story I wanted to look at is ground balls. Coming up through the minors one of the things that made
- David DeJesus Is Just Fine
Like most hitters in Oakland this year, David DeJesus is not doing so well. The A's acquired him from the Royals to give their offense a spark, but thus far he has racked up just a .229/.313/.358
- David Ortiz Accepts Arbitration
Ever since he's joined the Red Sox, David Ortiz has been an elite designated hitter. Even in the bad years. It might seem like a slight to the slugger that he has reportedly decided to accept
- David DeJesus Joins DeCubs
Wednesday when they inked outfielder David DeJesus to a two year, $10M deal. After a brief stop in Oakland and that cavernous hole they call a ballpark, DeJesus gets to now call the friendly confines
- Q&A: Mark Buehrle
David Laurila: What is your approach on the mound?
Mark Buerhle: I just get the sign from the catcher and try to make the best pitch I can, to the best location. I’ve never been a guy who
- Q&A: Hector Santiago, Screwball Artist
of Buddy Bell and Cappy [Nick Capra] and a couple of other pitching coaches. Kirk Champion, Curt Hasler, and Coop [Don Cooper] were there. Once I was done with my bullpen, Buddy Bell came up to me. He said
- The Evolution of David "Tinkerbell" Price
For the past three season, James Shields and David Price have battled it out for the status of ace of the Rays' staff. The title has flopped back and forth between the two of them, with Price gaining
- Dwight Evans: Hall of Fame Individual
where that ever happened to me in the outfield. One was Tony Oliva, and his [ball] actually went the other way — toward center field. The other was Cecil Cooper. Those were the only balls that were