ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Former Ohio baseball right-handed pitcher Logan Cozart was called up to Triple-A Albuquerque of the Pacific Coast League, the Colorado Rockies announced.
Cozart spent the first half of the 2019 season in Double-A Hartford of the Eastern League, where he was named an EL All-Star for the first time in his career. Cozart appeared in 30 games for the Yard Goats this season, going 3-1 with a 1.69 ERA in 32.0 innings pitched. Cozart allowed just six earned runs and stuck out 35 batters with Hartford.
Cozart was drafted by the Rockies with the 617th pick in the 21st round of the 2015 MLB First-Year Player Draft. The New Philadelphia, Ohio native spent all of 2018 with Hartford, posting a 2.23 ERA in 54 appearances. Cozart started his career with the Short Season A Boise Hawks, and played for the Advanced A Modesto Nuts and Advanced A Lancaster Jethawks in 2016 and '17.
While at Ohio, Cozart finished his collegiate career with the most pitching appearances in school history with 94 while ranking second in program history with 17 saves. Cozart was a 2015 Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American, 2015 ABCA/Rawlings NCAA Division I Mideast All-Region Second Team pick, garnered 2015 Mid-American Conference Pitcher of the Year recognition and First Team All-MAC selection. During his senior year, he was ranked No. 13 in the nation with a MAC-best 1.52 ERA and fanned 80 batters in 71.0 innings pitched. Cozart and the Bobcats won the MAC Championship in 2015 and finished with 36 wins, the second most in program history.