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Zack Cozart

28-Year-Old Shortstop – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

AVG

.153

HR

1

RBI

8

R

3

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Cozart's continued presence in the second spot in the lineup consistently undermined the Reds' offense. He had 264 at-bats in that spot in the lineup, putting up a .254/.284/.367 line while batting be...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/12/1985   BORN: Memphis, TN   COLLEGE: Mississippi   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd   

April 20, 2014  –  Zack Cozart News

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Cozart hit his first homer of the season in the course of going 3-for-5 with three RBI and two runs scored Sunday against the Cubs.

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Zack Cozart Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 21 A Day 53 195 184 28 44 11 7 2 2 18 3 1 11 36 0 0 0 .239 .288 .332 .620
2008 22 A Day 109 454 418 57 117 40 20 6 14 49 3 3 24 77 6 6 0 .280 .330 .457 .787
2009 23 AA CAR 130 537 459 71 119 41 29 2 10 59 10 2 62 88 2 4 10 .259 .357 .397 .754
2010 24 AAA Lou 136 610 553 91 141 51 30 4 17 67 30 4 40 107 6 5 6 .255 .310 .416 .726
2011 25 AAA Lou 77 350 323 57 100 35 26 2 7 32 9 2 23 51 0 2 2 .310 .357 .467 .824
2011 25 MAJ CIN 11 38 37 6 12 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 6 1 0 0 .324 .324 .486 .810
2012 26 MAJ CIN 138 600 561 72 138 52 33 4 15 35 4 0 31 113 2 3 3 .246 .288 .399 .687
2013 27 MAJ CIN 151 618 567 74 144 45 30 3 12 63 0 0 26 102 13 10 2 .254 .284 .381 .665
2014 28 MAJ CIN 16 62 59 3 9 4 3 0 1 8 0 0 1 9 1 0 1 .153 .180 .254 .434
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Zack Cozart
3-Year Averages MAJ   100 417 388 50 98 32 21 2 9 33 1 0 19 73 5 4 1 .253 .286 .387 .673

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Zack Cozart Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 20 @ChC 5 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .153 .180 .254 .434
Apr. 19 @ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .143 .148 .291
Apr. 18 @ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .120 .154 .160 .314
Apr. 16 Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .109 .146 .152 .298
Apr. 15 Pit 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .095 .136 .143 .279
Apr. 14 Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .150 .158 .308
Apr. 13 TB 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .114 .162 .171 .333
Apr. 12 TB 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .065 .094 .097 .191
Apr. 11 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .034 .034 .034 .068
Apr. 9 @StL Did not play.
Apr. 8 @StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .038 .038 .038 .076
Apr. 7 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .043 .043 .043 .086
Apr. 6 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 5 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 4 @NYM Did not play.
Apr. 3 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Apr. 2 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Mar. 31 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Days 28 3 7 2 0 1 7 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .276 .429 .705
Last 14 Days 48 3 9 3 0 1 8 1 5 0 0 1 0 0 .188 .220 .313 .533
Last 30 Days 59 3 9 3 0 1 8 1 9 0 0 1 0 0 .153 .180 .254 .434

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Zack Cozart: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 16
2013 150
2012 138
2011 11

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Zack Cozart Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013151225160.245.411.686
2012132173111.265.409.699
2011123000.333.333.667

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013416527470.257.370.658
20124295512243.240.396.683
2011253230.320.560.880

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013288377320.236.368.634
2012254356173.272.425.740
2011134230.462.9231.385

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013279375310.272.394.697
2012307379181.225.378.642
2011242000.250.250.500
Zack Cozart Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 21 A Day 195 184 5.6% 18.5% 0.31 80% .288 .093
2008 22 A Day 454 418 5.3% 17% 0.31 82% .315 .177
2009 23 AA CAR 537 459 11.5% 16.4% 0.70 81% .302 .138
2010 24 AAA Lou 610 553 6.6% 17.5% 0.37 81% .289 .161
2011 25 AAA Lou 350 323 6.6% 14.6% 0.45 84% .351 .157
2011 25 MAJ CIN 38 37 0% 15.8% 0.00 84% .345 .162
2012 26 MAJ CIN 600 561 5.2% 18.8% 0.27 80% .284 .153
2013 27 MAJ CIN 618 567 4.2% 16.5% 0.25 82% .291 .127
2014 28 MAJ CIN 62 59 1.6% 14.5% 0.11 85% .163 .101
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3-Year Averages MAJ   417 388 4.6% 17.5% 0.26 81% .291 .134

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2014 Stat Review for Zack Cozart    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.153 AVG
TERRIBLE
85% Contact Rate
GREAT
.163 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.254 SLG
TERRIBLE
.101 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.11 BB/K
TERRIBLE
1.6% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
14.5% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.434 OPS
TERRIBLE
.180 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Zack Cozart (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Fernando Abad OAK 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 .750 1.750 2.500
Dan Haren LA 5 3 2 4 0 1 0 .600 1.800 2.400
Ricky Nolasco MIN 7 5 1 1 0 0 0 .714 1.571 2.286
Jordan Lyles COL 7 5 1 6 1 1 1 .714 1.429 2.179
Chris Young SEA 7 5 0 0 1 0 0 .714 1.000 1.750
Shaun Marcum CLE 5 4 0 0 1 0 0 .800 .800 1.633
Mike Minor ATL 10 4 2 2 0 1 0 .400 1.200 1.600
George Kontos SF 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 1.500
Josh Tomlin CLE 6 4 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .833 1.500
Ross Detwiler WAS 8 5 0 1 1 0 0 .625 .625 1.292

Worst Matchups for Zack Cozart (by OPS, min 4 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Johnny Hellweg MIL 5 0 0 0 1 1 0 .000 .000 .167
Ryan Vogelsong SF 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Dillon Gee NY-N 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Ottavino COL 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Justin Germano TEX 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Madison Bumgarner SF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Craig Kimbrel ATL 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Wade LeBlanc ANA 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000
Craig Stammen WAS 4 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Tony Watson PIT 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Zack Cozart: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cozart is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Cardinals, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Cozart finally got his first hit of the season, an RBI single off of Trevor Rosenthal.

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Cozart is not in the starting lineup Friday against the Mets, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Reds manager Bryan Price intends to give his team more opportunities to run in spring training to help identify who can help more on the basepaths. "The one way to find out where we need to improve is giving these guys more responsibility and more freedom in spring training and see what they do with it," Price said on Saturday. "We're not going to get to Opening Day and then give the green light to everyone. However, in spring training, it's the perfect time to evaluate what these guys are capable of doing and which guys need extra help."

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Cozart is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Mets, according to MLB.com's Mark Sheldon.

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Cozart had a big day at the plate Monday night, going 2-for-4 with four RBI and a home run.

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Cozart is not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Brewers, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Cozart and Drew Stubbs combined to give the Reds the least productive leadoff hitters in baseball, with Cozart hitting .223/.262/.379 in 465 plate appearances there. He did hit much better in the second spot in the order (.324/.378/.490) in 110 appearances, which is helpful as the Reds' stated goal this offseason was to acquire a leadoff hitter. Cozart is solid defensively, but he does not project to be an elite player with his glove. His 15 homers were still among the best for NL shortstops, though perhaps that's of rapidly diminishing value. Fortunately for Cozart, Billy Hamilton remains on track to play center field in 2013 even after the trade of Didi Gregorius in December.

2012

At press time, the Reds hadn't paired Cozart with a veteran caddy to compete for the starting job as they did the previous two years with Orlando Cabrera and Edgar Renteria, though the threat of Ryan Theriot still loomed. After starving for offense from the position between Paul Janish and Renteria in 2011, the Reds are crossing their fingers that Cozart is the answer. While Cozart held his own in his brief trial before an elbow injury ended his season, he didn't draw a walk in his 37 plate appearances. His minor league numbers suggest he's not a terribly patient hitter, either. In short, while he'll outproduce what the Reds got from the position last year, Cozart also has a limited offensive ceiling.

2011

The Reds are likely to start Paul Janish at shortstop this season and not bring in a veteran caretaker for the job, as they did last year with Orlando Cabrera. That means a utility job will be open for the Reds, and Cozart could win that job, as the better defender at short between he and Chris Valaika. Unfortunately, Cozart's bat isn't really ready after a campaign at Triple-A Louisville where he posted a measly .310 OBP. He has some power, but there's not much upside here.