Zack Cozart

Zack Cozart #2

  • SS
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0"/195
  • Age: 30


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Zack Cozart Stats

.258 9 28 3 .769

Zack Cozart MLB Career Stats

.245 42 167 14 .659

Zack Cozart Bio

  • Full Name: Zachary Warren Cozart
  • Pronunciation: COE-zart
  • Born: 8/12/1985 in Memphis, TN
  • Draft: 2007, Cincinnati Reds, 2nd rd. (79th overall)
  • College: Mississippi
  • Debut: July 7, 2011
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2015 Stats 194 28 50 9 28 3 .258 .310 .769
MLB Career Stats 1865 228 456 42 167 14 .245 .284 .659
  • Status: Active

Zack Cozart Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Launch Speed (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2015 Reds NL 214 134 87.31 215.90 -2.21 13.31 40.21
MLB Avg - - - - 89.28 210.20 0.43 8.96 33.39


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Zack Cozart Fantasy News

November 16, 2015 at 4:01 PM ET

Reds give updates on injured players

On Monday, the Reds gave injury updates on several players.

October 13, 2015 at 6:11 AM ET

Cozart deals with injury in 2015

Reds shortstop Zack Cozart finished the 2015 regular season with a .258 average, nine home runs, 28 RBIs, 28 runs scored and three stolen bases.


Zack Cozart Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2009 Peo Saguaros AFL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Louisville INT

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Dayton MID

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Louisville INT

INT Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Louisville INT

SOU Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/08/2009 Carolina SOU

SOU Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2009 Carolina SOU

MID Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Dayton MID

Zack Cozart Leaderboards


Season 2B Rank
2012 33 23rd in NL
2013 30 25th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2014 5 24th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2013 151 22nd in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2013 567 22nd in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2013 618 25th in NL

Zack Cozart Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 2, 2015 Cincinnati Reds activated SS Zack Cozart from the 60-day disabled list.
June 16, 2015 Cincinnati Reds transferred SS Zack Cozart from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Torn ligaments in his right knee
June 11, 2015 Cincinnati Reds placed SS Zack Cozart on the 15-day disabled list. Torn ligaments in his right knee
November 2, 2011 Cincinnati Reds activated SS Zack Cozart from the 60-day disabled list.
August 17, 2011 Cincinnati Reds transferred SS Zack Cozart from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 24, 2011 Cincinnati Reds placed SS Zack Cozart on the 15-day disabled list. hyperextended left elbow
July 7, 2011 Cincinnati Reds recalled Zack Cozart from Louisville Bats.
June 1, 2011 Zack Cozart roster status changed by Louisville Bats.
May 27, 2011 Louisville Bats placed SS Zack Cozart on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 25, 2011. right ankle sprain
March 21, 2011 Cincinnati Reds optioned SS Zack Cozart to Louisville Bats.
November 19, 2010 Cincinnati Reds selected the contract of Zack Cozart from Louisville Bats.
January 21, 2010 Cincinnati Reds invited non-roster SS Zack Cozart to spring training.
September 10, 2009 Zack Cozart assigned to Louisville Bats from Carolina Mudcats.

Zachary Warren Cozart Bio Info

In 2004 graduated from Collierville (TN) High School, where he starred in baseball, basketball and football...played baseball at the University of Mississippi.


Was a finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award...led the team with 143 starts at shortstop and 109 starts batting eighth in the order...committed just 3 errors after the All-Star break...was successful on all 7 stolen base attempts...on 6/28 at SF recorded 11 assists, the most by a Reds player since 3B Chris Sabo had 11 on 4/7/88 and the most by a Reds SS since Dave Concepcion had 11 on 5/8/82...on 4/7 at StL produced an RBI-single off Trevor Rosenthal to snap a career-high 0-for-22, the longest hitless stretch start to a season by a Reds batter since Corky Miller began 0-for-29 in the 11th inning of the 7-3 win on 6/28 at SF, his 2-run single off Jean Machi snapped the 2-2 tie.


Led all National League position players in sacrifice bunts (13) and tied for the NL lead in sacrifice flies (10)...his 10 sac flies were the most by a Reds batter since Eric Davis in 1989 (11) the Reds battled for a Wild Card playoff berth hit .304 in his last 31 apps of the season...from 8/26-9/10 hit .373 during a career-high 15-game hitting streak, the second-longest active streak in the Major Leagues when it was snapped on 9/11 vs Cubs (Wsh's Denard Span, 21g) the 15-0 win on 4/5 vs Wsh teamed with Todd Frazier to become the first shortstop/third base tandem in franchise history, dating back to 1869, to each produce 2 home runs in the same game...they were the first set of SS/3B to homer twice in the same game for a National League team since Jackie Hernandez and Richie Hebner did it in 1971 for a Pirates team that would go on to win the World Series...on 5/22 at NYM had 4 hits and 2 doubles off Matt Harvey to become the first batter with more than 2 hits in a game vs Harvey.

2012 Joined Todd Frazier on Baseball America's All-Rookie team ... ranked among the National League rookie leaders in most offensive categories, including extra-base hits (52, 2nd), doubles (3rd), total bases (224, 3rd) and HR (T4th) ... was a finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award ... among all NL shortstops ranked second in fielding percentage (.975, 14e, 567tc) ... from 9/4-9/20 missed 14g while recovering from a strained left oblique muscle...after he returned finished the season by hitting .290 in 12 apps ... became the first Reds rookie to start at SS on Opening Day since Frank Duffy in 1971 (Dave Concepcion did it in 1970) ... his 15 homers were the most ever by a Reds rookie shortstop (Billy Myers, 5hr, 1935) and the most by a Major League rookie shortstop since 2007 (Troy Tulowitzki, 24hr) ... became 1 of only 4 Reds shortstops with at least 30 doubles and 15hr in a season (Eddie Miller, Barry Larkin, Felipe Lopez) ... his 33 doubles fell 7 shy of the club's single-season rookie record (40, Frank McCormick 1938, Johnny Bench 1968, Chris Sabo 1988) ... his 21 doubles prior to the All-Star Game were the most ever by a rookie shortstop and tied Johnny Bench (1968) for the third-most ever by a Reds rookie at any position prior to the ASG (Chris Sabo, 32 in 1988; Vada Pinson, 22 in 1959) ... his 9 homers prior to the ASG tied Fla's Alex Gonzalez (1999), Bal's Ron Hansen (1960) and Col's Troy Tulowitzki (2007) for fifth-most ever among rookie shortstops (NYG's Daryl Spencer, 14hr in 1953; Garciaparra, 13hr in 1997; Oak's Bobby Crosby, 11hr in 2004; Bal's Cal Ripken Jr., 11hr in 1982) ... the first All-Star Game was in 1933 ... became the first rookie to hit safely in each of the Reds' first 6g of a season since Frankie Baumholtz hit safely in each of the team's first 6g in 1947 ... on the same road trip hit his first 2 leadoff HR, on 6/29 off SF's Matt Cain and on 7/6 off SD's Kip Wells ... his homer on Cain's first pitch snapped the Giants' SF record 36-inning scoreless streak ... also hit leadoff HR on 8/1 vs SD (off Wells) and 8/9 at Chi (Chris Volstad) ... on 8/7 at Mil led off the seventh inning with a double to break up Mike Fiers' perfect game bid ... from 8/14-8/24 produced a career-high 11-game hitting streak (.333, 7 2b, 1hr, 4rbi) ... in the Division Series vs SF hit safely in 4 of the 5g ... earned his spot in the everyday lineup during spring training, when he led the club in hits (20), doubles (7), triples (2) and 2-hit games (6). 2011 From 7/7-7/23 made 11 apps and 9 starts at SS for the Reds before he suffered a season-ending injury to his left elbow (7/23 vs Atl)...on 8/12 had "Tommy John" surgery to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow (Dr. Timothy Kremchek)...on 9/19 had surgery to clean up his right ankle (Kremchek)...missed the Reds' last 62g of the season...began the year with Louisville...was recalled on 7/7 and that night at Mil made his Major League debut, played SS and and in the fourth inning singled off Chris Narveson for his first career hit...began his career with a 7-game hitting streak, the longest by a Reds player to begin his Major League career since Adam Dunn hit safely in each of his first 7 apps from 7/20-7/21, 2001... in the seventh inning of the 6-5 win on 7/15 vs StL, his first career RBI tied the score at 3-3 in the seventh inning...on 7/17 vs StL hit his first career home run, a solo shot off former Ole Miss teammate Lance Lynn... homered again on 7/22 vs Atl (off Jair Jurrjens) Louisville was an International League mid-season and post-season All-Star and a Baseball America Class AAA All-Star...his 4 leadoff HR established a club record (since 1989)...for the Bats hit .337 in May and .377 in June...on 4/30 vs Norfolk went 5-for-5 with 4 doubles, a club single-game record, and a homer to increase his BA from .179 to .225...from 5/19-6/11 had a careerbest 17-game hitting streak...from 5/27-5/31 was on the Bats' disabled list with a sprained right ankle...on 8/17 was transfered to the Reds' 60-day disabled list...came off the DL on 11/2...entered the season rated the eighth-best prospect in the organization. 2010 In his first season at Class AAA received the Mary E. Barney Award as Louisville's Most Valuable Player...was a Baseball America Class AAA All-Star... led the International League in at bats (553) and runs (91) and ranked among the leaders in games played (136, T4th), hits (141, 5th) and stolen bases (30, T5th)... led all IL shortstops in fielding percentage (.977)...was 1 of 6 players to spend the entire season with Louisville (Jared Burton, Chad Reineke, Wilkin Castillo, Todd Frazier, Danny Dorn) and 1 of only 4 players to be on the Bats' active roster all year (Castillo, Frazier, Reineke)...his 30 steals were fourth-most by any Reds farmhand...entered the season rated by Baseball America as the organization's 10th-best prospect...on 11/19 was added to the 40-man roster... was a non-roster invitee to 2010 Major League spring training camp. 2009 In just his second full professional season, at Class AA Carolina was a Southern League All-Star...was the organization's Minor League Player of the Month for June (27g, .319, 6hr, 12rbi, .574slg, .414obp) and the SL's Player of the Week for 6/1-6/7 (10-29, .345, 4hr)...from 5/28-6/9 produced a 13-game hitting streak (20-52, .385, 4hr, 10rbi)...homered twice on 6/18 at Tennessee...following the season played for the Peoria Saguaros of the prestigious Arizona Fall League (13g, .340, 2hr, 10rbi, 3sb)...was invited to 2010 Major League spring training camp. 2008 At Class A Dayton was a Midwest League All-Star and a Baseball America Class-A All-Star...was voted by league managers as the best defensive shortstop in the MWL...led the Dragons in hitting (.280)...twice hit 2 homers in a game (5/28 at Ft. Wayne, 6/21 vs Great Lakes)...on 4/27 at Kane County hit a grand slam...on 6/26 vs South Bend hit a game-winning HR in the bottom of the 10th inning.