Sierra College pitcher Cooper drafted by Washington Nationals

By: Journal sports staff
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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.