|Jan. 15 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET21:48 ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST10:18 PM VEN6:48 UAE (+1)8:48 PM CT-Cozart reached agreement with the Cincinnati Reds on a $2,925,000 million, one-year contract to avoid salary arbitration.
Analysis: The 30-year-old Cozart, who received a raise from his $2.35 million salary last season, batted .258 with nine home runs and 28 RBIs in 53 games and was off to a great start while healthy before a right knee injury in June ended his season and required reconstructive surgery. The three previous seasons he proved his durability by playing 138, 151 and 147 games.
|June 10 10:21 AM PT11:21 AM MT12:21 PM CT1:21 PM ET13:21 ET17:21 GMT1:21 10:21 AM MST12:21 PM EST12:51 PM VEN21:21 UAE12:21 PM CT-Cozart tore a tendon and two ligaments in his right knee and will need reconstructive surgery, leaving him with a nine-month rehabilitation.
Analysis: Cozart hurt the knee when he slipped on first base while trying to beat out a grounder during a 5-2 win over Philadelphia on Wednesday. The team hadn't received results of tests on the knee when it headed to Chicago for the start of a four-game series.
|June 9 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET15:24 ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST2:54 PM VEN23:24 UAE2:24 PM CT-Cozart was 3 for 4 with his second home run in three games Monday versus Philadelphia.
Analysis: Cozart's .766 OPS would be his best as an everyday player, topping his .687 mark from his rookie year in 2012.
|May 30 12:33 PM PT1:33 PM MT2:33 PM CT3:33 PM ET15:33 ET19:33 GMT3:33 12:33 PM MST2:33 PM EST3:03 PM VEN23:33 UAE2:33 PM CT-Cozart had three hits as the Cincinnati Reds rallied against the Nationals' bullpen for a 5-2 victory on Friday night.
Analysis: Cozart, now batting .272, was 2 for 33 (.061) in his previous nine games.
|May 3 10:43 AM PT11:43 AM MT12:43 PM CT1:43 PM ET13:43 ET17:43 GMT1:43 10:43 AM MST12:43 PM EST1:13 PM VEN21:43 UAE12:43 PM CT-Cozart was 3 for 5 with a two-run homer in Saturday's win in Atlanta.
Analysis: The Cincinnati shortstop is batting .342 over his last 20 games.
|Apr. 22 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Cozart was 3 for 5 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs in Tuesday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: He didn't get in on the grand slam parade, but the shortstop is batting .436 with four home runs in his last 10 games.
|Apr. 19 5:13 PM PT6:13 PM MT7:13 PM CT8:13 PM ET20:13 ET0:13 GMT8:13 5:13 PM MST7:13 PM EST7:43 PM VEN4:13 UAE (+1)7:13 PM CT-Cozart was 3 for 4 in Saturday's loss in St. Louis.
Analysis: Cozart is 13 for 26 on a seven-game hitting streak.