06/18/2021 - Baseball Factory All-State Tournament (HS)
Cooper is a C prospect who showcased his skills during the All-State Tournament. Behind the dish, Cooper is efficient moving to block and covers up well. He sits in a low stance and receives with soft hands. His exchange is clean and he gets rid of the ball quickly, making accurate throws with carry through his target. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is fluid to load and drives through well with his lower half. He works through a direct swing with fast bat speed, leading to loud line drives and gap to gap power. Overall, Cooper is a talented prospect who has the potential to contribute at the next level.
08/05/2019 - Baseball Factory Pro Select Training & Tournament at Pirate City (Ages 14-18)
Cooper continues to show improvements in his baseball abilities and has a promising future on the diamond. Foot speed has improved as he ran his best 60 time to date. Behind the plate, feet are active as he works in line through a clean transfer / exchange as he gets rid of the baseball quickly. Pop times have improved as he threw his lowest time to date at 2.19 with accuracy on his throws. Times will continue to drop as he continues to build more arm strength through a long toss program. He shows a squared setup and receives the ball well. He utilizes his body well through the blocking process, centering balls well out front. At the plate, hitting abilities have improved an open setup. Hands are loose and work through a level swing path. He stays inside the ball, utilizing all fields through a line drive approach. Mental makeup is a plus as he has a positive attitude and good instincts with plays with a lot of energy.
04/14/2019 - College PREP - Fayetteville, AR
Cooper is an athletic C prospect who will graduate in 2022. Behind the plate, he shows fluid footwork and takes good angles when blocking. He sits in an athletic stance and presents a good target to the pitcher, receiving with a firm glove. He makes a clean exchange and gets rid of the ball quickly, keeping his throws accurate with carry through the 2B bag. Pop times showed in 2.31 range with accuracy on his throws. Times will continues to drop as he builds more arm strength through a long toss program. At the plate, this RHH sets up in an athletic stance and takes a square stride. He is smooth getting into his load and maintains center balance. He takes a level swing with bat speed, leading to solid contact to all fields. Overall, Cooper is a talented prospect who should find success in this, his freshmen season.