It worked, to an extent; since his recall on June 25, Lind has hit .288/.337/.513 with five home runs and 16 RBI in 24 games. He was slowed with back trouble that caused him to sit out three straight games, and now he'll be sitting some more:
Blue Jays place Adam Lind on 15-day DL, call up David Cooper from Las Vegas.— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) July 30, 2012
Cooper, a DH/first baseman, has played 51 games for the Blue Jays in 2011 and 2012; he was hitting .314/.395/.540 with 10 home runs in 68 games for Las Vegas. Sounds pretty much like a Lind clone, except a couple of inches shorter.
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