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Zack Cozart

29-Year-Old Shortstop – Cincinnati Reds

2014 Stats

AVG

.226

HR

3

RBI

34

R

42

SB

4

2014 Preseason 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   

August 24, 2014  –  Zack Cozart News

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Reds manager Bryan Price praised Cozart's defense Sunday, stating that his observations coincide with the metrics (Defensive Runs Saved, and UZR, as per Fangraphs.com) that suggest he's having the best defensive season in the NL. "Every ball he gets to seems to end up in his glove, and then he makes an accurate throw to first base," Price said. "It's really been a great year for him. I hope it's not overlooked."

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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 126 472 438 42 99 23 16 4 3 34 4 0 22 69 5 0 7 .226 .274 .301 .575
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3-Year Averages     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
Aug. 27 ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .274 .301 .575
Aug. 26 ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .274 .302 .576
Aug. 24 Atl 4 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .274 .302 .576
Aug. 23 Atl 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .270 .293 .563
Aug. 22 Atl 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .272 .295 .567
Aug. 21 Atl Did not play.
Aug. 20 @StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .272 .297 .569
Aug. 19 @StL 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .274 .299 .573
Aug. 18 @StL 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .274 .300 .574
Aug. 17 @Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .274 .298 .572
Aug. 17 @Col 3 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .227 .276 .300 .576
Aug. 16 @Col Did not play.
Aug. 15 @Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .273 .300 .573
Aug. 14 @Col 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .275 .303 .578
Aug. 13 Bos 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .272 .300 .572
Aug. 12 Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .270 .298 .568
Aug. 10 Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .272 .301 .573
Aug. 9 Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .223 .273 .301 .574
Aug. 8 Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .273 .302 .575
Aug. 7 Cle 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .275 .305 .580
Aug. 6 Cle 3 2 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .275 .299 .574
Aug. 5 @Cle 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .272 .288 .560
Aug. 4 @Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .270 .281 .551
Aug. 3 @Mia 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .268 .283 .551
Aug. 2 @Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .268 .283 .551
Aug. 1 @Mia 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .221 .270 .286 .556
Jul. 31 @Mia 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .273 .289 .562
Jul. 30 Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .273 .289 .562
Jul. 29 Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .273 .289 .562
Jul. 28 Ari 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .272 .289 .561
Last 7 Days 20 1 5 0 1 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .286 .350 .636
Last 14 Days 41 4 10 1 1 0 7 2 4 0 0 1 0 1 .244 .295 .317 .612
Last 30 Days 97 10 23 1 3 1 12 4 11 1 0 1 0 1 .237 .275 .340 .615

Zack Cozart: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 126
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
20149710191.268.361.691
2013151225160.245.411.686
2012132173111.265.409.699

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014341322253.214.284.542
2013416527470.257.370.658
20124295512243.240.396.683

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014215171153.247.326.609
2013288377320.236.368.634
2012254356173.272.425.740

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014223252191.206.278.544
2013279375310.272.394.697
2012307379181.225.378.642
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 472 438 4.7% 14.6% 0.32 84% .262 .075
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3-Year Averages     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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.226 AVG
TERRIBLE
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.262 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.301 SLG
TERRIBLE
.075 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.32 BB/K
WEAK
4.7% BB Rate
POOR
14.6% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.575 OPS
TERRIBLE
.274 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Cozart is out of the lineup Thursday against the Braves.

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Cozart went 2-for-3 with a homer and four RBI in the Reds' win over the Indians on Wednesday.

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Cozart snapped an 0-for-22 slump with a single in Tuesday's win over the Diamondbacks.

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Cozart is out of Sunday's lineup for the series finale against the Nationals, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Cozart (hand) is back in the Reds' lineup Friday against the Nationals.

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Cozart (finger), who is out of the lineup Wednesday, indicated his right hand was feeling better, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Cozart (finger) is out of the lineup Wednesday vs. the Brewers, John Fay of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Cozart left Tuesday's game against the Brewers after getting hit by a pitch on the first two fingers of his right hand, but X-rays came back negative and he is day-to-day, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Cozart is out of the lineup Monday against the Cubs, MLB.com's Jamie Ramsey 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.