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2014 Avg.
.304
 
Career Avg.
.236
Name  Pete Kozma
Born  4/11/1988
Height  6-0
Weight  190
Number  38
Position  SS
Bats  R
Throws  R
6/25/2014 7:30:00 PM
Description: St. Louis shortstop Pete Kozma has been optioned to Triple-A Memphis.
Insight: Kozma (.333, 0 HR, 0 RBI) was designated for assignment earlier today and has already cleared waivers. The 26-year-old has only logged three at bats in the big leagues this season.
 
10/18/2013 10:01:00 AM
Description: Light-hitting St. Louis shortstop Pete Kozma is 4-for-5 with three doubles and a 2.200 OPS against Dodgers ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: Don't get too excited. Kozma is a career .232 hitter and a .217 hitter in this postseason.
 
Cold10/6/2013 5:01:00 PM
Description: St. Louis shortstop Pete Kozma started over Daniel Descalso in Game 3 against Pittsburgh.
Insight: Don't get excited. Kozma is hitless in nine at-bats against Pirates left-hander Francisco Liriano with five strikeouts.
 
4/6/2013 7:42:00 PM
Description: St. Louis shortstop Pete Kozma is 7-for-20 with a homer and three RBIs in his first five games.
Insight: Kozma was thrust into a starting role after starting shortstop Rafael Furcal had to have Tommy John surgery. Kozma is a former first-rounder, but he only hit .236 in 2,429 minor league at-bats.
 
10/10/2012 8:21:00 PM
Description: St. Louis shortstop Pete Kozma clubbed his first postseason home run Wednesday in a win over Washington.
Insight: The three-run homer was Kozma's only hit of the day. Overall, Kozma has done pretty well filling in for Rafael Furcal at shortstop. Though he's just 2-for-14 in the playoffs, he finished the year with a .333 average in 72 at bats.
 
Hot10/1/2012 8:31:00 PM
Description: Cardinals shortstop Pete Kozma has 12 RBIs in his last eight games.
Insight: Kozma, a first-round pick in 2007, was called upon with Rafael Furcal out for the season and he has been excellent. In his last seven games coming into Monday, Kozma is batting .500 with two homers and 11 RBIs.