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Zack Cozart | Shortstop | #2

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/12/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Mississippi
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 2 (0) / CIN
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Zack Cozart (knee) is unlikely to play again this season.
Cozart has not been officially shut down, but Reds manager Bryan Price more or less shut the door Wednesday on a potential return. The 31-year-old shortstop has been sidelined by right knee soreness since September 10. Prior to the injury, he was hitting .252/.308/.425 with 16 homers and 50 RBI over 464 at-bats. The 31-year-old shortstop carries one more season of contractual control in 2017. Sep 21 - 8:03 PM
Source: Reds.mlb.com

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Zack Cozart (knee) did not travel with the team to Chicago.

Cozart hasn't played since September 10 due to nagging right knee soreness. He's not officially shut down, but fantasy owners shouldn't expect a meaningful contribution the rest of the way.
Sep 19 - 5:12 PM

Zack Cozart (knee) remained out of the Reds' lineup Sunday.

Cozart hasn't played in over a week due to nagging right knee soreness. Ivan DeJesus Jr. will fill in at shortstop.
Sep 18 - 10:20 AM

Zack Cozart (knee) remained out of the Reds' lineup Friday.

Cozart has battled soreness in his surgically-repaired right knee and Achilles off and on for a month now. This is the fifth game in a row he's missed. Jose Peraza is at shortstop.
Sep 16 - 2:27 PM

Zack Cozart (knee) is out of the Reds' lineup again Tuesday versus the Brewers.

Cozart has been dealing with some soreness in his surgically-repaired knee of late and will now miss his third straight start. Ivan De Jesus Jr. is filling in at shortstop.
Source: MLBLogs.com
Sep 13 - 3:02 PM

Zack Cozart was scratched from Sunday's lineup with a sore right knee.

Cozart has been battling some soreness in his surgically-repaired right knee and Achilles of late. He's available off the bench. Ivan De Jesus Jr. is filling in at shortstop.
Sep 11 - 11:31 AM

Zack Cozart is out of the Reds' starting lineup Wednesday afternoon against the Mets.

Jose Peraza will start at shortstop and bat leadoff in the matinee versus Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard. Cozart got off to a great start this season, but he's batting .229/.302/.326 so far in the second half.
Sep 7 - 10:14 AM

Zack Cozart took the collar in Sunday's loss to the Cardinals, finishing 0-for-5.

Cozart has now picked up hits in just three of his last 21 at-bats. All three of those hits came in the first two games of this weekend's series against the Cardinals. For the season, the 31-year-old shortstop is slashing .258/.313/.438 with 16 homers and 48 RBI over 445 at-bats.
Sep 4 - 4:18 PM

Zack Cozart is not in Monday's lineup versus the Angels.

It's just a routine day of maintenance. Jose Peraza will start at shortstop and hit second.
Aug 29 - 7:01 PM

Zack Cozart (knee, heel) is back in the Reds' lineup Saturday against the Diamondbacks.

Cozart missed seven games with knee and heel injuries before returning as a pinch-hitter on Friday night. He's back at shortstop and hitting second against D'Backs right-hander Zack Godley. Cozart has already matched a career-high with 15 homers this season.
Aug 27 - 5:20 PM

Zack Cozart (knee, heel) collected a double as a pinch hitter in Friday's loss to the Diamondbacks.

Cozart had missed over a week's worth of games due to his various ailments, but was available off of the bench on Friday and is expected to rejoin the starting lineup on Saturday. The hard-hitting shortstop is slashing .265/.315/.446 with 15 homers and 46 RBI on the season.
Aug 27 - 8:23 AM

Zack Cozart (knee, heel) is expected to rejoin the Reds starting lineup on Saturday.

Cozart has missed more than a week's worth of action due to knee and heel ailments. He is available off of the bench on Friday and should take his rightful place at shortstop for Saturday's contest against the Diamondbacks.
Aug 26 - 7:13 PM

Zack Cozart (knee, heel) remains out Wednesday.

Cozart has now missed a full week due to soreness in his right knee and Achilles. The hot-hitting Jose Peraza will get another start at shortstop versus the Rangers.
Aug 24 - 2:24 PM

Reds manager Bryan Price said Zack Cozart (knee, heel) probably won't be ready Tuesday.

Cozart is out for a fifth straight game Monday with soreness in his right knee and Achilles and it sounds like he'll get an additional day off healing on Tuesday, but the hope remains that he won't require a trip to the disabled list. Jose Peraza is starting at shortstop for the Reds on Monday versus Dodgers left-hander Scott Kazmir.
Aug 22 - 11:44 AM

Zack Cozart (knee, heel) remains out of the Reds' starting lineup on Monday afternoon.

Cozart hasn't appeared in a game since last Wednesday due to soreness in his right knee and Achilles, but he is expected to avoid the disabled list. Jose Peraza will start at shortstop and bat second Monday versus Dodgers left-hander Scott Kazmir.
Source: MLBlogs.com
Aug 22 - 9:50 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Tucker Barnhart
2Ramon Cabrera
3Rafael Lopez
4Devin Mesoraco
1B1Joey Votto
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Tony Renda
SS1Zack Cozart
2Ivan DeJesus Jr.
3B1Eugenio Suarez
LF1Adam Duvall
2Steve Selsky
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Tyler Holt
RF1Scott Schebler
2Hernan Iribarren
3Yorman Rodriguez
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PosRoleName
S1Homer Bailey
2Anthony DeSclafani
3Brandon Finnegan
4Dan Straily
5Tim Adleman
6Robert Stephenson
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R1Tony Cingrani
2Caleb Cotham
3Blake Wood
4Ross Ohlendorf
5Raisel Iglesias
6Michael Lorenzen
7Jumbo Diaz
8Alfredo Simon
9Keyvius Sampson
10Wandy Peralta
11Josh Smith
12Cody Reed
13Matt Magill
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