Found June 17, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: David Price
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
Tampa Bay ace David Price's dog Astro decided the Rays' infield was the perfect place to take a solid bathroom break. Take what's yours, Astro.

Alex Cobb released from hospital

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was released from the hospital on Sunday, less than 24 hours after he was struck in the head by a line drive.

Wil Myers Could Roil the Tampa Bay Rays’ Lefty Lineup

“Injecting one more bat against right-handed pitching that we felt had a chance to do some damage was something that we wanted to do.” That’s Tampa Bay Rays Executive Vice President Andrew Friedman talking about calling up top prospect Wil Myers to join the big league club.  Throughout his press appearance Sunday, Friedman emphasized the rookie’s success against right-handers...

The Prodigy Has Arrived: Wil Myers Promoted By The Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays’ top prospect Wil Myers will see his first big league action as the Rays open their away series against the Boston Red Sox with a double header on Tuesday.  The Rays made the announcement following their 5-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, calling Myers out of his game with the AAA Durham Bulls after he doubled and scored a run against the Indianapolis...

Alex Cobb Tweets Just Hours After Being Struck in Head by Line Drive, Already Eyeing Return to Mound

Alex Cobb suffered a scary injury on Saturday. Cobb was struck in the head by a line drive that reports indicate traveled 102 mph. The Rays pitcher immediately hit the ground and grabbed his head in pain as his teammates and the team’s medical staff rushed to his aid. Cobb was eventually taken off the field on a stretcher, but the young hurler avoided a disastrous fate. He only...

Rays call up Wil Myers

Rays fans have been impatiently awaiting the arrival of Wil Myers. Since he hadn't been called up yet, it was safe to assume that Tampa Bay was playing service-time games with last year's USA Today minor league Player of the Year. At issue was the "super-two" date, which determines when players become eligible for arbitration. Being on the wrong side of that date...

Rays Prospect Wil Myers Called Up – Ryan Roberts Optioned

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Wil Myers will make his major league debut Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox after being called up late Sunday. Myers was pulled in the third inning of a AAA Durham game and he will wear number 9 according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. To make room on the roster, Ryan Roberts has been optioned to Class AAA Durham (N.C.).Myers, 2012 Minor League...

Rays promote top prospect Wil Myers from Triple-A

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. The Tampa Bay Rays announced that they expect to have outfield prospect Wil Myers join them for a series against the Boston Red Sox beginning Tuesday. Ryan Roberts has been optioned to Triple-A Durham. Myers, the jewel of a blockbuster trade between the Kansas City Royals and Tampa Bay Rays last December, is batting .283 with 14 home runs and 57 RBI for...

Rays' Alex Cobb to be released from hospital

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb is expected to be released from the hospital one day after he was hit in the right ear by a line drive. The Rays announced the news before Sunday's game with the Royals. The pitcher will likely be discharged from the hospital Sunday afternoon. The team says he'll be placed on the 7-day concussion list. Cobb...

Rays Recall Jake Odorizzi, Alex Colome To Take Alex Cobb’s Turn In Rotation

The Tampa Bay Rays will test their organizational pitching depth this week.  Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported that Jake Odorizzi will be recalled to start game two of Tuesday’s day-night doubleheader with the Boston Red Sox. Alex Colome will take Alex Cobb‘s turn in the rotation on Thursday.Odorizzi will be joined by former roommate Wil Myers who was recalled by...

What to Expect From Wil Myers

How does Wil Myers project as an MLB player? (Photo credit) The Tampa Bay Rays 22-year-old top prospect Wil Myers is finally coming to the Majors after destroying the minor leagues for the past month. He will be joining an offense that has struggled in the past few years, but has been the sixth best run scoring offense in baseball this season. Rays fans hope Myers can immediately...

Alex Cobb released from hospital after taking line drive to head

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was released from the hospital on Sunday, one day after he was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer. Cobb only suffered a mild concussion from the hit. The Rays announced during their game that Cobb was released and placed on the seven day concussion list, although there is no timetable for his return. Cobb...

Buy the hype? Rays rookie makes debut at Fenway

The Guru Contributing Writer The Tampa Bay Rays have called for reinforcements. Hotshot rookie outfielder Wil Myers, rated by Baseball America as the number four overall prospect in baseball, will make his major league debut today at Fenway Park. Ever since the blockbuster trade that sent pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis to the Kansas City Royals for a package in which Myers...

Alex Cobb is OK after terrifying play

by John Viril— Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb endured every pitcher’s worst nightmare against the Kansas City Royals Saturday night. While leading off the fifth inning, Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer scorched a hard line drive that hit Cobb in the head. Radar guns indicated the ball was travelling 104.2 mph. Alex Cobb crumpled to the ground while the ball ricocheted...

Wil Myers Makes Major League Debut, Mike Napoli Returns to Lineup for Game 1 of Red Sox-Rays Doubleheader

Baseball’s newest phenom is set to make his major league debut on Tuesday in Game 1 of the doubleheader between the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox. Who knows, maybe someday you’ll be able to say you were watching at the beginning of a great career. Wil Myers will start in right field for the Rays, in basball’s most anticipated debut since perhaps Bryce Harper. The 22-year...

Official Video: Alex Cobb was hit in the head by Eric Hosmer's line drive and it could be heard in the press box

A month ago, Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ took a Desmond Jennings’ line drive to the head. That sickening sound returned to Tropicana Field yesterday as Alex Cobb was hit in the head by Eric Hosmer's... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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