Cowart was drafted 18th overall out of Cook High School in Adel, Ga.
He was the 2010 Gatorade High School Baseball Player of the Year and holds the second-highest batting average in a single season in Georgia history at .654.
He ended the 2012 season playing Single-A ball with the Inland Empire 66ers in the California League. He hit .259/.366/.426 with seven home runs and 49 RBIs. Over his three years in the minor leagues, Cowart averages .275/.349/.437 and has 230 hits in 214 games played.
He also displayed a fine glove at third base in 62 games played at the A level, ending with a fielding percentage of .954.
Cowart is the only player in the Los Angeles Angels' farm system to make the top 50 list.