- Don Cooper on Pitch Usage and Percentages
%). Zach Putnam’s splitter (68%). Would it behoove more hurlers to up their usage in a similar fashion?
White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper is one of the people with whom I broached the subject. Our
- 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
- Eric Cooper's Strikezone
17 year veteran Eric Cooper is going to be behind the plate for the Wild Card game. Per Baseball Heat Maps, here's Cooper's called strike zone compared to the league average (warmer
- 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
- David Cone on Pitching
David Cone was a thinking-man's pitcher before he became a thinking-man's analyst. The New York Yankees' television color man took the mound for five teams in 17 major league seasons, and he logged
- Players' View: Farewell David Ortiz
David Ortiz was feted at Fenway Park yesterday. The 40-year-old slugger will retire following the postseason, and he’s deserving of any and all accolades that come his way. “Big Papi” finished
- 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
- David Brown FanGraphs Chat - 1/9/15
: He's become a better hitter against lefties almost!12:03Comment From Rickey Henderson (Hall of Fame)David Brown you are great, but Rickey say that James is the greatest Brown of all-time 12:03Dave
- 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
- Did Zach Putnam "Deserve to Lose" with His Splitter?
with ulnar neuritis.) I did check in with his catcher, Alex Avila, and his pitching coach, Don Cooper. Both defended the split-heavy ratio.
“His fastball isn’t the reason he’s in the big leagues,” Cooper
- 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