Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:55:37 -0700
Former manager Cecil Cooper has shown interest in the Milwaukee Brewers' managerial opening, according to SportingNews.com.
Tue, 12 Oct 2010 05:59:12 -0700
The Seattle Mariners will interview former Houston Astros manager Cecil Cooper for their managerial opening, The Seattle Times' Larry Stone reports.
Wed, 23 Sep 2009 08:44:56 -0700
The Houston Chronicle's Richard Justice reports former Houston Astros manager Cecil Cooper burned bridges with veteran players last season when the players were convinced Cooper lied to them in a team meeting. Two veterans said on the day IF Aaron Boone emotionally told his teammates he was going to undergo heart surgery, Cooper got on his players for not playing harder. Lastly, when C Ivan Rodriguez broke the all-time record for games caught, Cooper didn't congratulate him until the next day.
Mon, 21 Sep 2009 12:58:25 -0700
ESPNews reports the Houston Astros fired manager Cecil Cooper Monday, Sept. 21.
Fri, 29 May 2009 07:42:49 -0700
The Houston Chronicle's Jose De Jesus Ortiz reports Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane gave manager Cecil Cooper a vote of confidence. "He's only been the manager for a year and a half," McLane said. "I think that's somewhat premature (to discuss firing Cooper)."
Thu, 28 May 2009 14:23:31 -0700
Jose de Jesus Ortiz, of the Houston Chronicle, reports Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane does not plan on firing manager Cecil Cooper in the immediate future. "That's not in the cards," McLane said. "We got to work through this."
Fri, 22 May 2009 05:31:57 -0700
The Associated Press reports Houston Astros 1B Lance Berkman and manager Cecil Cooper were ejected in the fifth inning Thursday, May 21, against the Milwaukee Brewers for arguing a close call at home plate.
Mon, 20 Apr 2009 11:30:57 -0700
Alyson Footer, of MLB.com, reports the Houston Astros picked up the 2010 option for manager Cecil Cooper's contract Saturday, April 18.
Wed, 01 Apr 2009 09:47:53 -0700
Alyson Footer, of MLB.com, reports Houston Astros 1B Lance Berkman (biceps) was held out of the lineup again Wednesday, April 1, but will likely serve as the designated hitter Thursday, April 2. Manager Cecil Cooper also plans to have Berkman DH Saturday, April 4, against the Cleveland Indians.
Sat, 28 Mar 2009 10:59:09 -0700
Updating previous reports, Houston Astros RP Chad Paronto (shoulder) has not pitched since Monday, March 23, and he did not respond well after playing catch with SP Brandon Backe Friday, March 27, according to Brian McTaggart of the Houston Chronicle. Manager Cecil Cooper said Paronto's chances to make the team have been hit hard by his injury.