Originally Posted by rgslone
Money....surely you're not labeling Cozart as an underachiever after his Rookie year are you? I think we're all hoping for, and maybe even expecting, some offensive improvement from Cozart. But, personally, I was pretty pleased with his 1st year. Very good sure-handed fielder, some power and speed. Let's not forget what the Reds had to live with at SS between Larkin and Cozart.
He played extremely well in his cup of coffee in 2011 and took a step back in 2012. That is what I meant by "underachieving". I'm not saying he's a bust or will never amount to anything, but he is 27 years old with a highly regarded option sitting behind him. A decision has to be made on him soon.