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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
PA AVG HR R RBI SB DRC+ WARP
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Birth Date8-12-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight205 lbs
Age34 years, 1 months, 5 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
1.32015
2.42016
4.52017
0.52018
1.02019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2011 CIN 25 11 38 12 0 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 .324 .324 .486 95 -0.1 -0.3 1.5 0.3
2012 CIN 26 138 600 138 33 4 15 31 113 3 4 0 .246 .288 .399 79 -14.2 2.0 3.6 1.6
2013 CIN 27 151 618 144 30 3 12 26 102 2 0 0 .254 .284 .381 79 -13.7 6.9 -1.6 1.7
2014 CIN 28 147 543 112 18 5 4 25 79 7 7 0 .221 .268 .300 69 -18.1 2.0 8.8 1.5
2015 CIN 29 53 214 50 10 1 9 14 29 2 3 3 .258 .310 .459 107 2.5 0.8 0.8 1.3
2016 CIN 30 121 508 117 28 2 16 37 84 2 4 1 .252 .308 .425 93 -3.3 3.1 2.6 2.4
2017 CIN 31 122 507 130 24 7 24 62 78 3 3 0 .297 .385 .548 137 24.7 -2.8 1.3 4.5
2018 ANA 32 58 253 49 13 2 5 19 42 7 0 0 .219 .296 .362 90 -2.2 -0.2 -0.6 0.5
2019 ANA 33 38 107 12 2 0 0 5 16 2 0 0 .124 .178 .144 65 -4.4 0.4 -0.6 -0.1
Career8393388764158248721954928214.247.300.39990-28.811.815.713.6

Statistics for All Levels

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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2007 DYT A MDW 53 201 .257 .335 .376 .282 96 -6 6.3 2.3 67 0 0.2 1.0 -7.1 0.3
2008 DYT A MDW 109 464 .247 .321 .362 .309 100 10.4 13.5 5.6 120 0 -6.9 1.4 3.8 1.8
2009 CAR AA SOU 131 541 .256 .329 .379 .302 94 11.2 15.1 5.9 111 0 5.1 3.5 8.4 4.0
2010 LOU AAA INT 136 610 .266 .333 .421 .285 100 -11.8 19.1 8.8 84 0 5.8 3.9 -10.1 2.6
2011 CIN MLB NL 11 38 .255 .319 .391 .345 105 -0.2 1.0 0.5 95 12 1.5 -0.3 -0.1 0.3
2011 LOU AAA INT 77 350 .263 .328 .413 .348 94 7.6 10.9 4.8 138 0 -0.8 4.0 13.8 3.1
2012 CIN MLB NL 138 600 .256 .317 .406 .282 100 -7.5 16.4 7.5 79 10 3.6 2.0 -14.2 1.6
2013 CIN MLB NL 151 618 .255 .317 .390 .285 101 -10.2 16.3 7.4 79 7 -1.6 6.9 -13.7 1.7
2014 CIN MLB NL 147 543 .251 .310 .381 .255 100 -24.8 14.0 6.4 69 8 8.8 2.0 -18.1 1.5
2015 CIN MLB NL 53 214 .258 .318 .415 .258 92 7 5.8 2.6 107 10 0.8 0.8 2.5 1.3
2016 CIN MLB NL 121 508 .255 .320 .417 .274 95 -2.4 14.4 6.3 93 12 2.6 3.1 -3.3 2.4
2017 CIN MLB NL 122 507 .253 .321 .418 .312 98 31.8 14.8 6.6 137 10 1.3 -2.8 24.7 4.5
2018 ANA MLB AL 58 253 .251 .316 .419 .244 100 -4.6 7.1 1 90 9 -0.6 -0.2 -2.2 0.5
2019 ANA MLB AL 38 107 .264 .336 .452 .143 101 -15 3.2 0.6 65 8 -0.6 0.4 -4.4 -0.1

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2007 DYT A MDW 201 184 28 44 7 2 2 61 18 11 36 3 1 .239 .285 .332 .092 3 3
2008 DYT A MDW 464 418 57 117 20 6 14 191 49 24 77 3 3 .280 .330 .457 .177 6 6
2009 CAR AA SOU 541 462 72 121 29 2 10 184 59 63 87 10 2 .262 .361 .398 .136 2 2
2010 LOU AAA INT 610 553 91 141 30 4 17 230 67 40 107 30 4 .255 .309 .416 .161 6 6
2011 CIN MLB NL 38 37 6 12 0 0 2 18 3 0 6 0 0 .324 .324 .486 .162 0 1
2011 LOU AAA INT 350 323 57 100 26 2 7 151 32 23 51 9 2 .310 .357 .467 .158 2 0
2012 CIN MLB NL 600 561 72 138 33 4 15 224 35 31 113 4 0 .246 .288 .399 .153 3 2
2013 CIN MLB NL 618 567 74 144 30 3 12 216 63 26 102 0 0 .254 .284 .381 .127 10 13
2014 CIN MLB NL 543 506 48 112 18 5 4 152 38 25 79 7 0 .221 .268 .300 .079 0
2015 CIN MLB NL 214 194 28 50 10 1 9 89 28 14 29 3 3 .258 .310 .459 .201 3 1
2016 CIN MLB NL 508 464 67 117 28 2 16 197 50 37 84 4 1 .252 .308 .425 .172 4 1
2017 CIN MLB NL 507 438 80 130 24 7 24 240 63 62 78 3 0 .297 .385 .548 .251 4 0
2018 ANA MLB AL 253 224 29 49 13 2 5 81 18 19 42 0 0 .219 .296 .362 .143 3 0
2019 ANA MLB AL 107 97 4 12 2 0 0 14 7 5 16 0 0 .124 .178 .144 .021 3 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2011 146 0.4795 0.4863 0.8732 0.7143 0.2763 0.9200 0.7619 0.1268 0.0024
2012 2268 0.5313 0.4453 0.8208 0.5942 0.2766 0.8980 0.6327 0.1792 0.0084
2013 2259 0.5219 0.4630 0.8107 0.6166 0.2954 0.8776 0.6583 0.1893 0.0026
2014 1935 0.5214 0.4806 0.8538 0.6333 0.3143 0.9218 0.7045 0.1462 -0.0013
2015 743 0.4926 0.4711 0.8486 0.6475 0.2997 0.9156 0.7080 0.1514 0.0022
2016 1878 0.4936 0.4686 0.8125 0.6375 0.3039 0.8951 0.6436 0.1875 0.0000
2017 2109 0.4822 0.4101 0.8393 0.5742 0.2573 0.9144 0.6833 0.1607 0.0000
2018 981 0.5025 0.4343 0.8192 0.5882 0.2787 0.9103 0.6250 0.1808 0.0000
2019 395 0.5418 0.4278 0.8166 0.6028 0.2210 0.8992 0.5500 0.1834 0.0000
Career127140.50970.45200.82780.61150.28630.90260.66090.17220.0019

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-31 2014-09-06 DTD 6 5 Right Wrist Soreness -
2013-07-24 2013-07-26 DTD 2 2 - Hip Stiffness - -
2013-05-19 2013-05-21 DTD 2 2 - General Medical Illness - -
2013-04-20 2013-04-22 DTD 2 2 Right Fingers Contusion Bunt Attempt - -
2012-09-04 2012-09-21 DTD 17 14 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique - -
2012-07-02 2012-07-02 DTD 0 0 - Head Concussion HBP - -
2012-06-13 2012-06-13 DTD 0 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-09-19 2011-09-19 On-Alr 0 0 Right Ankle Surgery Debridement 2011-09-19 -
2011-07-24 2011-09-29 60-DL 67 62 Left Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2011-08-12 -
2011-05-25 2011-06-01 Minors 7 6 Right Ankle Sprain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2020 ANA $12,666,667
2019 ANA $12,666,667
2018 ANA $12,666,666
2017 CIN $5,325,000
2016 CIN $2,925,000
2015 CIN $2,350,000
2014 CIN $600,000
2013 CIN $527,500
2012 CIN $480,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
7 yrPrevious$24,874,166
2019Current$12,666,667
8 yrPvs + Cur$37,540,833
1 yrFuture$12,666,667
9 yrTotal$50,207,500

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
7 y 84 dExcel Sports3 years/$38M (2018-20)

Details
  • 3 years/$38M (2018-20). Signed by LA Angels as a free agent 12/15/17. 18:$12,666,666, 19:$12,666,667, 20:$12,666,667.
  • 1 year/$5.325M (2017). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/13/17 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.925M (2016). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/15/16 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$2.35M (2015). Re-signed by Cincinnati 1/16/15 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$0.6M (2014). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/14.
  • 1 year/$0.5275M (2013). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/13.
  • 1 year/$0.48M (2012). Re-signed by Cincinnati 3/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Contract purchased by Cincinnati 11/19/10.
  • Drafted by Cincinnati 2007 (2-79) (Mississippi). Signed 6/21/07, $407,250 signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 440 58 115 25 3 15 58 48 70 3 1 .299 .383 .497 131 31.0 3B -5, SS 0 2.7
80o 422 53 107 23 3 14 54 44 69 3 1 .289 .369 .481 124 24.8 3B -5, SS 0 2.1
70o 409 50 100 21 3 13 51 42 68 2 1 .278 .358 .461 118 20.7 3B -5, SS 0 1.7
60o 398 48 94 20 3 12 49 40 67 2 1 .268 .348 .444 114 17.3 3B -5, SS 0 1.3
50o 388 46 90 19 2 12 46 38 66 2 1 .262 .341 .434 110 14.2 3B -5, SS 0 1.0
40o 378 43 85 18 2 11 44 36 65 2 1 .254 .332 .418 106 11.3 3B -5, SS 0 0.7
30o 367 41 80 17 2 10 42 34 64 2 1 .245 .321 .402 101 8.4 3B -4, SS 0 0.4
20o 354 39 75 16 2 10 39 32 63 2 1 .237 .312 .396 96 5.2 3B -4, SS 0 0.1
10o 336 35 69 15 2 9 36 29 61 2 0 .229 .301 .382 89 1.0 3B -4, SS 0 -0.3
Weighted Mean39146912021247386621.264.342.43811115.03B -5, SS 01.1

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DateQuestionAnswer
2014-02-26 19:00:00 (link to chat)Zack Cozart: SS Sleeper? He's got 15 HR power and stole 30 bags in the minors at a good success rate. New Reds coach Bryan Price wants the team to be more aggressive on the bases and Cozart finished strong in 2013. He's got the potential of doing .270/15/15/70/70 in a traditional 5x5.
(RMR from Chicago)
Definitely a sleeper but I wouldn't expect too much out of him. He's only stolen 4 bases in his MLB career so I doubt the 15 SB upside. (Mauricio Rubio)
2013-03-15 13:00:00 (link to chat)Hey Harry, What are your thoughts on the long term prospects for Starling Marte and Zack Cozart.
(dhorrell1956 from Winston-Salem, NC)
solid but not stars (Harry Pavlidis)
2013-02-14 13:00:00 (link to chat)How much upside is there for Zack Cozart? This is a keeper league, and Cozart is under control for cheap 2 more years, then arb-eligible.
(DF from Wilmington, N.C.)
I think he could hit .265ish with 20 bombs, so a bit of upside from last year. Def worth keeping giving SS scarcity. (Paul Sporer)
2013-01-14 14:00:00 (link to chat)Thanks for the chat. How about the Reds this season? Will Votto's power be back and can the young 3 - Zack Cozart, Todd Frazier, and Devin Mesoraco be counted on for much?
(Rockford from Flowmont)
I like the Reds a lot. I'm guessing Votto will be fully healthy and not the guy who went 170 or so plate appearances without a home run after late June last season. As for the three young players, Mesoraco is the only one who hasn't already had a pretty productive season in the majors, and he could still get there. (Ben Lindbergh)
2012-11-13 13:00:00 (link to chat)Do you see the Reds doing anything on the offensive side this offseason? I expect Todd Frazier to be the 3b, but what happens at SS, CF, and LF?
(Rockford from Flowmont)
Thanks for stopping by, Rockford. After watching GABP help Ryan Ludwick to turn back into a serviceable everyday player, I think the Reds will go with a low-cost option in left, and possibly just bring back Ludwick if his price tag doesn't bloat too much. I also wouldn't expect them to give up on Zack Cozart so quickly, especially because he did amass 1.4 WARP last year, even with a .288 OBP. Given the depth of the outfield market, there might be a center fielder who fits the Reds' budget, so that's the position I think Jocketty will be most tempted to address. If Angel Pagan, B.J. Upton, and Michael Bourn all price themselves out of the Reds' range, Shane Victorino might be an intriguing option. (Daniel Rathman)
2012-02-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Zack Cozart's power ceiling is _____? 20 HR? .475 slugging?
(Johnny from San Diego)
I'm a big Cozart fan, but that's getting a bit over excited. (Kevin Goldstein)
2012-02-02 15:00:00 (link to chat)Zack Cozart: Buy or Sell?
(Faztradamus from At a red light)
Buy, at the right price. Decent combination of power and speed, and while the AVG won't be great, he should get a clear shot at everyday playing time this year. What would you pay for 12-15 homers, 15-20 or so steals and a .260 average? (Cory Schwartz)
2012-01-10 13:00:00 (link to chat)What can we expect Zack Cozart to become this season? Down the road?
(Rodney from Tinley Park, IL)
Cozart is a better real-life player than fantasy because his best tool is his glove, but he has above average power and speed and could develop into a 25-25 player down the road. 15-15 this year wouldn't surprise me at all. Scouts don't like his approach at the plate or skill with the bat a whole lot (though his strikeouts rates are manageable), so the batting average upside could be a bit limited. (Derek Carty)
2011-07-07 13:00:00 (link to chat)Walt Jocketty finally called up Zack Cozart to try and address the Reds' black hole of suck at SS. The rotation is still a big question mark with Arroyo falling apart after 5 innings and Volquez having no clue where the plate is. Has Jocketty shown too much patience in not addressing the Reds issues, just enough, too little?
(TheRedsMan from Chicago)
Too much, particularly with Cozart, not that I think he's really a great solution. Still, when your shortstops have hit .226/.274/.271 on the season, you owe it to the team to try anything. Speaking of which, if you're the White Sox, do you let Adam Dunn just put up 600 at-bats of what he's been doing? That would be a season for the books. (Steven Goldman)


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