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By ANDREW ASTLEFORD  |  Last updated 7/23/13
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb left a rehab start Tuesday night in Port Charlotte, Fla., early because of a blister on his right index finger. Cobb, pitching for the Class A Advanced Charlotte Stone Crabs, threw two pitches against the Dunedin Blue Jays, a Toronto Blue Jays affiliate, before leaving the mound at Charlotte Sports Park as a precaution. The appearance was his first rehab start since being placed on the disabled list June 16, a day after he sustained a mild concussion when a line drive off the bat of the Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer struck him on the right ear at Tropicana Field. Cobb, 25, is 6-2 with a 3.01 ERA in 13 starts this season. You can follow Andrew Astleford on Twitter @aastleford or email him at aastleford@gmail.com.
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