Cousins, 27, split last season between AAA New Orleans and the Miami Marlins. With the Marlins he appeared in 53 games, batting .163 (14x86) with 4 doubles, 1 triple, 1 home run and 3 RBI. He played all three outfield positions for the Marlins (LF – 6 G/0 GS, CF – 18 G/8 GS, RF – 12 G/6 GS). With New Orleans he batted .296 (69x233) in 61 games. He also played with the Marlins in 2010 (27 G) and 2011 (48 G).
Over seven minor league seasons he has combined to bat .279 with 106 doubles, 21 triples, 62 home runs and 280 RBI. Cousins was originally selected out of the University of San Francisco in the third round of the 2006 June draft.