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Sacramento Bee Jan 13, 2017

Four Reds players reach 1-year deals to avoid arbitration

Shortstop Zack Cozart earned a significant raise from the Reds following his return from reconstructive knee surgery for a career season in 2016, one of four arbitration-eligible players to reach …
Redleg Nation Jan 13, 2017
Reds sign Billy Hamilton, Zack Cozart to one-year deals

Reds sign Billy Hamilton, Zack Cozart to one-year deals

Four Reds were eligible for arbitration this year. Today, the Reds signed each to one-year contracts. Cincinnati inked Billy Hamilton to a one-year, $2.65 million contract today, avoiding arbitration with the speedy center fielder. The club also signed Blake Wood to a $1.25 million deal, with the arbitration deadline rapidly approaching. The Reds avoided arbitration …
Cincinnati.com Jan 13, 2017
Reds avoid arbitration with Hamilton, Cozart and two more

Reds avoid arbitration with Hamilton, Cozart and two more

The Cincinnati Reds on Friday avoided arbitration all four of their eligible players, including Zack Cozart and Billy Hamilton.         
Red Reporter Jan 13, 2017
Zack Cozart agrees to 1-year deal as Reds avoid hearings with all arbitration-eligible players

Zack Cozart agrees to 1-year deal as Reds avoid hearings with all arbitration-eligible players

A solid payday for Cozart’s final year of team control. It appears the offensive improvement Zack Cozart largely maintained in 2016 after his 2015 breakout weighed heavily into his negotiations with the Cincinnati Reds, as the two sides settled on a rather surprising 1-year, $5.325 million contract for the 2017 season on Friday. Cozart to get $5.325 million for one year #reds — Mark Sheldon (@m_sheldon) January 13, 2017 MLB.com's Mark Sheldon broke the news right at the 1 PM EST deadline for the two sides to propose figures, meaning it's likely that this particular negotiation...
Red Reporter Jan 13, 2017
Reds, Billy Hamilton avoid arbitration with 1 year $2.625 million deal

Reds, Billy Hamilton avoid arbitration with 1 year $2.625 million deal

The first huge payday of Billy’s career. Friday marks the deadline for teams and arbitration-eligible players to exchange dollar amounts, and the Cincinnati Reds have four such players with whom they’ll be negotiating terms. Zack Cozart, Blake Wood, Tony Cingrani, and Billy Hamilton constitute the team's arb-eligible portion for the 2017 season, and it was Billy Hamilton who became the first to settle on an agreed upon number with the Reds, as Fan Rag's Jon Heyman reported. Billy hamilton, reds settle at $2.625M — Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) January 13, 2017 At $2.625 million,...
Redleg Nation Jan 11, 2017
Zack Cozart Is Not Brandon Phillips

Zack Cozart Is Not Brandon Phillips

There has been a great deal of talk lately about Brandon Phillips and his refusal to be traded. Much less talk has revolved around Zack Cozart, even though many think both need to be replaced with new young players. In a way, the decision on what to do with Cozart is much more complicated than …

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