David Cooper

HS Grad 2005
Age 30 and 2 mos
Age on 2005 Draft 18 and 3 mos
Position(s) OF  1B, LHP
Ht/Wt 6-0, 180 lb
School  Tokay
Hometown  Stockton, CA USA
Summer Team  NorCal
Fall Team  NorCal
MLB Debut 
Blue Jays  4/29/11
MLB Draft 
Round 1 by Blue Jays  in 2008
National Rank - Class of 2005 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - OF
CA State Rank - Class of 2005 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2005
Position - OF

4 yr Commitment

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Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2004 National Showcase   Jun 18, 2004
PG Grade: 10
David Cooper is a solid 6'0/180 1B/LHP from Stockton, CA. He is a genuine top level college 2-way prospect. In fact, he is a draftable 2-way prospect. He showed upper 80s velocity in Tropicana Field, but we have seen him touching 91. He has an outstanding changeup and throws two quality breaking balls. He has excellent command of all his pitches. He has great mechanics, repeats his delivery to a T and his arm works smoothly and quick. However, we like his bat even better. He's one of, if not the top, left handed bat in the country. He has a short quick swing at the plate that should produce consistent high averages, something that hitters facing his 90 mph fastball and plus change up won’t have. He has a great low maintenance swing and the ball explodes off his bat. He's going to hit with power also. Think Mark Kotsay at the same age. David is a good athlete who runs fairly well and he's an outstanding defensive player. He will create a lot of early pick interest in next year's draft.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 88 mph
87.34% Rank
best 94  avg 83
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 95  avg 82
 (2005 class)
60 7.24 sec
69.42% Rank
best 6.23  avg 7.45
 (2005 class in 2004)

best 6.23  avg 7.44
 (2005 class)
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