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Meet Matt Chapman's girlfriend Taylor as Blue Jays acquire third baseman

Joshua Rogers March 16, 2022
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Meet Matt Chapman’s girlfriend Taylor Coopman after the third baseman was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays.

Matt Chapman was third baseman for the Oakland Athletics in MLB having made his debut in 2017. During his time with the A’s, the 28-year-old established himself as one of the best defensive players in the game.

During the course of his career he has won the Gold Glove Award three times. He also won the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2018, and was an All-Star in 2019.

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Blue Jays acquire Chapman

On 16 March 2022, it was reported the Toronto Blue Jays had acquired Matt Chapman from the Oakland Athletics.

It’s the second time in recent history that Toronto has traded for an A’s third baseman, the last being Josh Donaldson, who won MVP the following year.

Chapman hit .210 with 27 home runs, 72 RBI and 75 runs scored in 151 games last season. In 573 career games, Chapman has a .243/.330/.478 slash line with 111 home runs, 296 RBI, and 338 runs scored.

Matt Chapman’s girlfriend Taylor Coopman

Matt Chapman’s girlfriend is Taylor Coopman, who he has been dating since 2014. Taylor graduated from Arizona State with a Bachelor of Science in psychology in 2014. She has gone on to become a personal trainer.

As reported by Player Wives, Coopman previously worked in marketing for Nutrashop before changing direction and becoming an employment recruiter. 

Matt Chapman and Taylor Coopman are yet to marry and have no children. They keep their relationship relatively private although Matt has shared a picture of the couple together on Instagram.

Taylor is on Instagram @tayyychap where she has 14.6k followers, although her account is currently set to private.

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Joshua is a senior sports writer with over four years' experience in online writing. He graduated with a BA in Ancient History from The University of Manchester before receiving an MA in Sports Journalism from The University of Central Lancashire. He became a trending writer for a leading social publisher and later spent time covering the 2018 World Cup for The Mirror Online. He then moved to a social marketing agency where he acted as website editor. His specialties on The Focus include F1, tennis, NBA, NFL and combat sports.