Zack Cozart SS CIN 4 weeks ago

Cozart agreed to a one year deal with the Reds on Friday to avoid arbitration.

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Cozart (knee) says he feels great, and is able to hit and make cuts, despite wearing a brace, and he expects to be 100 percent healthy by the start of spring training, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports.

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Zack Cozart SS CIN 2 months ago

Cozart (knee) will be tendered a contract by the Reds on Wednesday.

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Cozart (knee) was activated from the 60-day disabled list Monday, Mark Sheldon of MLB.com reports.

Zack Cozart SS CIN 8 months ago

Cozart (knee) was transferred to the 60-day DL on Tuesday.

This was inevitable, with Cozart ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a major knee injury last week. Right-hander Donovan Hand was brought up in a corresponding move. Cozart is facing a nine-month recovery process and thus may not be a full go at the start of spring training.

Zack Cozart SS CIN 8 months ago

Cozart is expected to undergo surgery Monday to repair torn ligaments and the biceps tendon in his right knee. He was placed on the 15-day DL on Thursday.

It's devastating news for the Reds and Cozart, who appeared primed for a career year after an outstanding first two months of the season. Cozart's rehab timetable has been estimated at about nine months, meaning there's a chance this injury could affect his availability for the start of next season. Eugenio Suarez was recalled from Triple-A and figures to take on a significant role at shortstop for Cincinnati.

Zack Cozart SS CIN 8 months ago

Cozart (knee) said after Wednesday's game that he anticipates landing on the DL, C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

The Reds sent Cozart for an MRI after he suffered what appeared to be a right knee injury while running through the first base bag. Though the results of the exam have not yet been returned, it didn't look good, and Cozart seems resigned to needing a DL stint. Ivan De Jesus replaced Cozart in Wednesday's game but Eugenio Suarez could be an option to come up and play shortstop.

Zack Cozart SS CIN 8 months ago

Cozart left Wednesday's game in the first inning, appearing to injure his knee while running out a ground ball.

Cozart left the game immediately and couldn't put any weight on his right leg. Kris Negron moved from center field to shortstop, with Brennan Boesch entering the game as a result of the injury.

Zack Cozart SS CIN 8 months ago

Cozart hit his eighth homer as part of a 3-for-4 game Tuesday against Philadelphia.

Cozart scored twice and knocked in two runs. He is just one short of Wilmer Flores and Jhonny Peralta among shortstops in home runs after hitting two in the past three games. Cozart had double digit home run seasons in 2012 and 2013, and it looks like that kind of power has returned to his bat in 2015.

Zack Cozart SS CIN 8 months ago

Cozart went 2-for-4 with a double, RBI and run scored Tuesday.

Cozart is heating up at the plate with six hits and four RBI in his last 16 at-bats. He has not hit a home run since May 15, but two doubles in his last three games could be a sign of more power to come.