Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida
By ANDREW ASTLEFORD  |  Last updated 7/30/13
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Cobb took another step toward his return to the Tampa Bay Rays' rotation with a three-inning simulated game Tuesday in Port Charlotte, Fla. The right-hander said he threw about 15 pitches each inning and varied the time in breaks to keep his arm prepared for game-like situations. He said "everything went really well" and that he is scheduled to throw a rehab start Saturday for Class A Charlotte at Charlotte Sports Park. "My arm feels really good," Cobb said, speaking from Tropicana Field before the Rays opened a two-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. "My mechanics feel a lot more fluid than when I started pitching." Cobb kept his right index finger covered during the simulated game, which made it difficult to throw off-speed pitches, he said. He only threw two pitches in a rehab start July 23 because of a blister on the finger. Cobb was placed on the disabled list June 16, a day after he sustained a mild concussion when a line drive off th...
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