Blue Jays Prospect Report – August 9, 2012


MAJ (1B) David Cooper, 1-4, 1 RBI, .280, HR (4)
AA (CF) Jake Marisnick, 1-5, 1 RBI, .202; scuffling in Double-A
LoA (CF) Michael Crouse, 1-4, .211, BB (11)
R (RF) Jake Anderson, 1-5, .208,
R (2B) Christian Lopes, 2-5, .257
R (CF) Dwight Smith, 1-4, .228, BB (1)

A quick AL east prospect note, Baltimore Orioles (and possibly baseball) best prospect SP Dylan Bundy has been promoted to Double-A following his start last night. Incredible given his age and lack of pro experience.

2 Responses to “Blue Jays Prospect Report – August 9, 2012”

  1. 1 chief00 August 10, 2012 at 10:52 pm

    After another 2-hit night in the 10-4 loss to the NYY in the series opener, I wonder what the future holds for David Cooper.

    He can hit, but his offense isn’t good enough for a corner infield position. He has virtually no speed, which rules him out for an OF position. The Jays are well-heeled at DH. He defends okay, but he’s no Casey Kotchman (which isn’t saying much). And he seems better than a AAAA player.

    What value does he have? He might be very productive, relatively speaking, in a good hitter’s environment. Would the Cubs be interested? He’s better (and younger) than LaHair. Is he better than Greg Rohan?

    • 2 AL Eastbound (@ALEastbound) August 11, 2012 at 12:22 am

      I’d have to agree. The Jays have to be clearly looking into next season plans already. With the injuries what they are, this season has been done for a month.

      David Cooper could have decent value if a team is fooled by his inflated Triple-A numbers and decent showing so far in the bigs. Maybe AA could really do a good sell job and get a decent piece or pitcher.

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