Mark Daniel Kolozsvary is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Cincinnati Reds in the United States. He was selected in the seventh round of the 2017 MLB draft by the Cincinnati Reds.
Kolozsvary went to Mount Dora Christian Academy in Mount Dora, Florida, for his freshman year before transferring to Tavares High School in Tavares, Florida, for his senior year.
He went to the University of Florida and played baseball for the Gators. He played in the College World Series with the Gators in 2017.
During the CWS, Kolozsvary only got one at-bat, hitting a single off Nick Lodolo.
Kolozsvary was drafted 197th overall in the 2017 MLB draft by the Cincinnati Reds, and he signed with the team.
In 28 games with the rookie-level Billings Mustangs, he hit .305/.362/.411 in his professional debut. Kolozsvary hit .225/.310/.324 with three home runs and 27 RBI for the Single-A Dayton Dragons in 2018.
Kolozsvary was promoted to the High-A Daytona Tortugas the following season, when he batted .188/.341/.321 in 79 games.
The Reds placed Kolozsvary in their 60-man player pool at their alternate site during the COVID-19 pandemic, which resulted in the cancellation of the 2020 minor league season, but he did not see any game time in the major leagues.
To begin the 2021 season, Kolozsvary was assigned to the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. The Reds promoted him to the Triple-A Louisville Bats in August.
Cincinnati picked Kolozsvary’s contract and put him on the active roster on September 20, 2021, however he was optioned back on September 22 after making no appearances with the Reds.
How Much Does Mark Kolozsvary Make?
Mark Kolozsvary makes a salary of $700,000.