by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com (3/13/2013) CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman reports the Blue Jays have released first baseman David Cooper, according to sources. The Blue Jays have an interest in re-signing Cooper, who is expected to miss most of the 2013 season because of a back injury.
Back still an issue for Cooper
by Jeff Lippman | CBSSports.com (2/17/2013) Toronto first baseman David Cooper has not reported to spring training due to a lingering back issue, reports Sportsnet.ca Sunday. Cooper finished last year on the disabled list due to a back problem and it has apparently not healed after a winter of rest. Cooper is consulting with a specialist.