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Cody Decker | First Baseman | #28

Team: Arizona Diamondbacks
Age / DOB:  (31) / 1/17/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11 / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: UCLA
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 22 (0) / SD
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Diamondbacks signed 1B Cody Decker to a minor league contract.
Decker, 31, played with the Mets' Double- and Triple-A affiliates last season while batting .250/.326/.492 with 15 homers over 83 games. He's purely organizational depth. Feb 12 - 10:16 AM

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Mets signed 1B Cody Decker to a minor league contract.

Decker, 30, played for Israel in the World Baseball Classic and was also with the Brewers in spring training before being released. He hit just .230/.284/.484 in the minors last season and is merely a depth guy.
Mon, Apr 10, 2017 07:42:00 PM

Brewers released 1B Cody Decker.

OF Nick Cain, RHP Kaleb Earls, RHP Alex Farina, LHP Cesar Jimenez, LHP Mitch Lambson and 1B Tyrone Perry are also getting pink slips. The 30-year-old didn't see any action in the Cactus League, though he did log 11 at-bats for Team Israel in the World Baseball Classic. Decker is hitless in 11 career big league at-bats.
Tue, Mar 28, 2017 03:47:00 PM

Brewers signed 1B Cody Decker to a minor league contract.

Decker spent time in three different organizations last year, advancing as high as Triple-A. He made his big league debut for the Padres in 2015, going hitless with five strikeouts in 11 at-bats. Decker turns 30 later this month.
Sat, Jan 7, 2017 04:55:00 PM

Red Sox signed 1B Cody Decker to a minor league contract.

Decker was given his release by the Rockies in late May, but it didn't take him long to find a new home. The 29-year-old will serve as organizational depth with his new team.
Tue, Jun 14, 2016 11:20:00 AM

Rockies acquired 1B Cody Decker from the Royals for cash considerations.

Decker was sporting a 1.214 OPS and three home runs through seven games this season with the Royals' Triple-A affiliate. The 29-year-old got his first taste of major league action last summer with the Padres and went 0-for-11 with five strikeouts. He's nothing more than organizational depth for Colorado, though it's a nice place for his power to shine if he does get a shot at the major league level. He owns an .874 career OPS in the minors.
Wed, Apr 20, 2016 10:08:00 AM

Royals signed INF Cody Decker to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

The eccentric 28-year-old corner infielder posted a cool .823 OPS with 21 homers and 75 RBI in 120 games this past season for the Padres' Triple-A affiliate in El Paso, but he failed to register a hit in 12 plate appearances at the major league level. Decker should have an outside shot at cracking the Opening Day roster with Kansas City.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 09:43:00 AM

Padres sent INF Cody Decker outright to Triple-A El Paso.

The move clears Decker from the Padres' 40-man roster. The 28-year-old infielder went hit-less in his 11 at-bat cup of coffee with the big club in 2015. At Triple-A El Paso, he produced a .252/.335/.488 triple-slash with 21 homers and 75 RBI over the course of 373 at-bats (120 games).
Wed, Nov 4, 2015 07:49:00 PM

Padres purchased the contract of INF Cody Decker from Triple-A El Paso.

He'll serve as an extra bat on the bench over the final few weeks of the season. The 28-year-old slashed .252/.335/.488 with 21 homers and 75 RBI over 120 games with El Paso in the hitter-friendly Pacific Coast League.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 08:24:00 PM

Padres first base prospect Cody Decker belted a pair of homers Sunday in a win for Triple-A El Paso.

Decker finished with six RBI, padding his season total to 31. The 28-year-old is fourth in the Pacific Coast League in homers (10), sixth in RBI and seventh in slugging percentage (.581). Decker also posted two homers and six RBI May 8 in a win against Las Vegas. Sunday was Decker's 13th career multi-home run game. He's hitting .304 in May after batting just .229 in April.
Source: MILB.com
Mon, May 25, 2015 01:00:00 PM

Cody Decker hit a two-run home run in a loss to the Royals on Wednesday.

Decker reliever first baseman Yonder Alonso and took journeyman Joe Paterson deep in his only at-bat. The 28-year-old is nothing more than organization depth for the Padres despite some nice power.
Wed, Mar 11, 2015 07:18:00 PM

The Padres have invited Cody Decker to major league spring training.

Decker, 26, is known for his power, as he hit 19 home runs in 359 at-bats between Double-A and Triple-A this past season. He's a longshot to win a bench job with the Padres this spring even after adding the catcher position to his resume last season. Decker can also play first base and the outfield.
Sat, Jan 4, 2014 04:27:00 PM

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