David Cooper has seemingly been on the Blue Jays’ prospect radar forever, putting up solid numbers in the minors while also flirting with productivity at the Major League level for years. However, every time that Cooper puts himself into the debate about a permanent roster spot, something always gets in the way.
For David Cooper, 2013 is starting along a similar path.
The first baseman/designated hitter is being held out of spring training after suffering another back injury. The team and the first baseman have not yet set a timetable for his recovery and neither party has ruled out surgery.