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Zack Cozart

31-Year-Old Shortstop – Cincinnati Reds

2016 Stats

AVG

.252

HR

16

RBI

50

R

67

SB

4

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Cozart was in the middle of a breakout season offensively before suffering a gruesome knee injury while running out a groundball in June. The big question is whether his power spike was sustainable be...

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STATUS:  15-Day DL     INJURY TYPE:  Knee     EST. RETURN:  2/15/2017
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   Show ContractHide Contract

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Zack Cozart Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year contract with the Reds in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

September 26, 2016  –  Zack Cozart News

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The Reds placed Cozart (knee) on the disabled list Monday, retroactive to Sept. 16.

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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 147 543 506 48 112 27 18 5 4 38 7 0 25 79 5 0 7 .221 .268 .300 .568
2015 29 MAJ CIN 53 214 194 28 50 20 10 1 9 28 3 3 14 29 1 3 2 .258 .310 .459 .769
2016 30 MAJ CIN 121 508 464 67 117 46 28 2 16 50 4 1 37 84 1 4 2 .252 .308 .425 .733
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3-Year Averages     117 456 422 50 102 30 19 3 8 43 3 1 21 70 6 4 3 .242 .280 .358 .638
Career  (View All)     621 2,521 2,329 295 573 192 119 15 58 217 18 4 133 413 23 20 16 .246 .289 .385 .674

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Zack Cozart Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 27 @StL Did not play.
Sep. 26 @StL Did not play.
Sep. 25 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 24 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 23 @Mil Did not play.
Sep. 21 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 20 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 19 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 18 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 17 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 17 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 16 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 14 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 13 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 12 Mil Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Pit Did not play.
Sep. 10 @Pit 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .308 .425 .733
Sep. 9 @Pit 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .309 .427 .736
Sep. 8 @Pit 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .311 .431 .742
Sep. 7 NYM Did not play.
Sep. 6 NYM 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .255 .312 .432 .744
Sep. 5 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .310 .434 .744
Sep. 4 StL 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .313 .438 .751
Sep. 3 StL 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .316 .443 .759
Sep. 2 StL 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .313 .438 .751
Aug. 31 @LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .308 .438 .746
Aug. 30 @LAA 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .310 .442 .752
Aug. 29 @LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .314 .447 .761
Aug. 28 @Ari 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .315 .449 .764
Aug. 27 @Ari 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .317 .452 .769
Last 7 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Games 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Games 49 6 7 2 0 1 4 7 13 1 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .245 .495

Zack Cozart: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 111 1
2015 52
2014 147
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
2016106146150.226.453.737
2015469380.326.565.931
2014107122101.262.383.702

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163585310354.260.416.731
2015148196203.236.426.718
2014399362286.211.278.532

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016194287192.242.412.729
2015103144130.214.398.676
2014255211175.235.318.587

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016270399312.259.433.734
201591145153.308.527.874
2014251273212.207.283.549
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 543 506 4.6% 14.5% 0.32 84% .255 .079
2015 29 MAJ CIN 214 194 6.5% 13.6% 0.48 85% .263 .201
2016 30 MAJ CIN 508 464 7.3% 16.5% 0.44 82% .277 .173
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3-Year Averages     456 422 4.6% 15.4% 0.30 83% .273 .116
Career     2,521 2,329 5.3% 16.4% 0.32 82% .277 .139

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2016 Stat Review for Zack Cozart    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.252 AVG
WEAK
82% Contact Rate
AVERAGE
.277 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.425 SLG
AVERAGE
.173 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.44 BB/K
AVERAGE
7.3% BB Rate
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16.5% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.733 OPS
WEAK
.308 OBP
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Zack Cozart: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Cozart (knee) now seems highly unlikely to return this season, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Cozart (knee) is not with the Reds in Chicago, but has not been ruled out for the season, Zach Buchanan of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Cozart (knee) remains out of the lineup Monday against the Cubs.

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Cozart (knee) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Pirates, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

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Cozart (knee) is not in the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Pirates, C. Trent Rosecrans reports.

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Cozart (knee) remains out of the lineup Friday against the Pirates.

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Cozart (knee) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Brewers.

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Cozart (knee) is not in the lineup Tuesday for the third day in a row, according to Jamie Ramsey of MLB.com.

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Cozart (knee) is not in the lineup for Monday's game against the Brewers, according to MLB.com's Mark Sheldon.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Even with the increased emphasis on run prevention in major league baseball, it's awfully difficult for a major league team to carry a bat like Cozart's in the lineup. When that team loses significant time and/or production from its two best hitters (Joey Votto and Jay Bruce), having Cozart in there on a daily basis is a recipe for disaster. Cozart is a superb defender who had his best year with the glove last season, but he also regressed at the plate. About the only positive offensive contribution he had was to steal seven bases in as many attempts, after not even attempting a swipe in 2013. He's likely to get another chance to prove us wrong in 2015, as the Reds have palpably few alternatives at shortstop throughout their system.

2014

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 between Shin-Soo Choo and Joey Votto. He wasn't any better elsewhere in the lineup, but at least then he wasn't actively diluting the top of the order. Making matters worse from a fantasy perspective, he didn't attempt any stolen bases. While his double-digit home run power makes him useful, Cozart doesn't seem to have too high of a ceiling.

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.