Garrett Nicholas Cooper is an American who plays first base for the Major League Baseball team Miami Marlins. He used to play for the New York Yankees baseball team.
On December 25, 1990, Garrett Nicholas Cooper was born. He grew up in Rancho Palos Verdes, in the state of California.
In Los Angeles, he went to Loyola High School. He hit .397 with four home runs and 25 RBIs as a senior. After high school, he went to El Camino College and Auburn University to play baseball in college.
In 56 games as an Auburn senior in 2013, he hit.354/.481/.540 with seven home runs and 37 RBIs.
In the sixth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, Cooper was picked by the Milwaukee Brewers. He signed with both the Helena Brewers and the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in 2013.
Between the two teams, he played 48 games and hit.283 with six home runs and 30 RBIs. In 2014, he played for Wisconsin, the AZL Brewers, and the Brevard County Manatees.
Between the three teams, he hi t.262/.347/.390 with four home runs and 27 RBIs. In 2015, he played for Brevard County and the Biloxi Shuckers, hitting .310 with eight home runs and 59 RBIs.
Cooper played for both the Biloxi and the Colorado Springs Sky Sox in 2016. He had a batting average of .292, hit nine home runs, and drove in 69 runs.
In his first 75 games with Colorado in 2017, he hit .366/.428/.652 with 17 home runs and 82 RBIs.
Who Does Garrett Cooper Play For?
Garrett Cooper plays for the Miami Marlins. With Caleb Smith, Cooper was traded to the Miami Marlins along with Mike King and international bonus pool money on November 20, 2017.