Could Zack Cozart and his donkey be leaving Cincinnati? Cespedes BBQ discusses
The non-waiver Trade Deadline is a crazy time of year. With rumors flying and players changing teams, it can be hard to keep up with everything. The Cespedes Family BBQ boys are here to help you stay on top of it all. See also: Yonder Alonso , the Red Sox third base situation, the Dodgers, the Orioles, Sonny Gray , the reliever market, the Royals and the Mets outfield.
Reds shortstop Zack Cozart has earned a lot of attention this year for being The Guy Who Got The Donkey For Making The All-Star Team, but his donkey-earning on-field performance has also made him an intriguing trade chip for a Reds team that is looking to rebuild. The 31-year-old Cozart has been one of the best shortstops in baseball this year by almost every measure, and could fit any contender that needs an upgrade up the middle. The question is: Will the Reds be willing to move the fan favorite for prospects? And if they are, which playoff team could use Cozart the most?
We tried to solve the Cozart conundrum with the help of our trade deadline expert Peter Pachinko. Check out the clip above to see what solutions we came up with.