Cozart (knee) should play Friday with the Reds having a split squad slate against the A's and the Cubs, the Cincinnati Enquirer's C. Trent Rosecrans reports.

On Tuesday it was reported that he would make his Cactus League debut Saturday, but that return is getting pushed up a day. Cozart is expected to be fully healthy for the regular season, at which time he will vie for playing time among a crowded middle infield crop in Cincinnati.

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