Sierra College pitcher Cooper drafted by Washington NationalsBy: Journal sports staff
Former Sierra College pitcher Andrew Cooper, the 2013 Big 8 Conference Pitcher of the Year 2013 and a 2013 All-American, was drafted by the Washington Nationals on Saturday.
The right-handed Cooper, who led all California community college pitchers in wins this year, was selected in the 12th round as the 376th pick overall.
The St. Anne, Canada native posted a 13-3 record with a 2.65 ERA. He struck out 56 batters in 98 2/3 innings.