ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Good news for Alex Cobb and the Tampa Bay Rays came Friday: More progress for the pitcher was made.
Cobb, a Rays right-hander, threw his first bullpen session since he was placed on the concussion disabled list June 16 with a mild concussion after a line drive off the bat of the Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer struck him on the right ear June 15.
Cobb described the 29-pitch session before a game between the Rays and Chicago White Sox as normal and added everything was like it was before. The arm felt a little more fresh.
What were doing right now is keeping my physical conditions up to par with game activities, Cobb said. Im building up to that right now. Once the other conditions go away, Ill be able to jump right back in. Its hard to say when those things are going to go away. Were doing a lot of different things trying to get it rolling in the right direction. Were on the right path. I just cant say a certain date or week or anything along those lines (f...