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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon told reporters – including
Bill Chastain and Adam Berry of MLB.com – that left-handed starting pitcher
David Price was impressive during his three-inning simulated game yesterday.
"Velocity on the fastball was way up there, I
thought," Rays manager Joe Maddon said. "Slider, cutter, changeup,
everything was outstanding. Delivery was good. I thought he looked ready to
In fact, Maddon said Price was so impressive that he
considers the southpaw to be ahead of schedule.
"He's actually exceeding expectations a little
bit," Maddon said. "I thought he could have pitched today in an
actual game. He's accelerated; there's no question," he added. "I
just have to sit down and talk with everybody before I give you guys bad
information. I just saw a guy who was a lot further along than we
Price faced teammates Ryan Roberts, Sean Rodriguez and Sam Fuld during his 54-pitch outing. He took time to sit down three times to
simulate three innings. Former teammate James Shields even stood in the batter’s
box during Price’s session.
Price is now on schedule to take today off, throw a bullpen
on Saturday, take two days off and then pitch in a game on Tuesday. Beyond that
is unknown, but he’s certainly progressing toward a return faster than the team
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Tampa Bay Rays left-hander David Price threw a 54-pitch simulated game Thursday as part of his continued rehab from a strained left triceps.
Price, the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, said he felt great pitching against teammates Sam Fuld, Ryan Roberts and Sean Rodriguez at Tropicana Field before a game between the Rays and Kansas City Royals...
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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was hit in the head by a line drive and had to leave the game on a stretcher in the top of the fifth inning during Saturday's game at Tropicana Field.
Cobb was hit in the ear with the line drive off the bat of Kansas City Royals batter Eric Hosmer, and the game was delayed for 11 minutes while Cobb...
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after it appeared he was hit near the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of Saturday's game.
Cobb put a hand on his head after being struck. Trainers from both teams and other medical staff immediately ran onto the field.
Cobb could be seen kicking...
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Tampa Bay Rays right-handed pitcher Alex Cobb was hit in the head by a line drive on Saturday afternoon. Royals batter, Eric Hosmer sent a ball right back up the middle and [...]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. Right-hander Alex Cobb was reinstated from the bereavement list and right-hander Jake Odorizzi was optioned to Triple-A Durham, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Thursday night.
Cobb was placed on the list Tuesday after the death of his grandmother. Meanwhile, Odorizzi, who pitched 3 13 innings in a 10-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday at Tropicana Field...
Tampa Bay slugger Evan Longoria was the Rays' designated hitter for the second straight game Friday night due to a sore right foot.
Longoria says he has been bothered by plantar fasciitis for probably the past two weeks.
''I'm kind of getting to the point where I really don't feel like I'm doing it any good to go out there and run around on it, so I can...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after he was hit on the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of the Rays' 5-3 win over the Royals on Saturday.
The Rays announced that Cobb, who remained conscious the whole time, was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg...
Rays’ pitcher Alex Cobb got nailed by a comebacker off of the bat of Royals’ Eric Hosmer and it was as scary as it gets. As you can see from the video Alex did his best to avoid being hit but the line drive came at him too quickly. The Rays released a statement saying that Cobb was hit in right ear but was also conscious the entire time, including on the way to the hospital...
Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb was hit in the head during today's Rays-Royals game. In the top of the fifth inning, Kansas City first baseman Eric Hosmer hit a line drive back to the mound that hit off of Cobb's right ear, sending the righthander down to the Tropicana Field turf.
Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher, but did not lose consciousness during the...
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This afternoon Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb, was struck in the head by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City Royals first baseman, Eric Hosmer.
Reports from the Tampa Bay Times say that Cobb is OK and has only suffered a mild concussion.
Per @SunSportsRays data, ball off Hosmer’s bat that hit #Rays Cobb was traveling 102.4 mph.
On Saturday afternoon, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb was hit in the head by a line drive from Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer. The ball appeared to hit Cobb on the right side of the head above the ear, and did so with some serious force. The ball was traveling off the bat at 102.4 MPH and then bounced back to home plate after hitting Cobb.
Cobb was moving his...
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During last night's Boston Red Sox-Tampa Bay Rays game, Sun Sports announcers DeWayne Staats and Brian Anderson lost a plastic bottle that they had thought gone overboard. However, they found it had stayed on the lip of their broadcast booth and did not fall into the Tropicana Field crowd.
So an enterprising Anderson found a fishing...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay right-hander Alex Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after he was hit on the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of the Rays' 5-3 win over the Royals on Saturday.
Cobb put a hand on his head after being struck. Trainers from both teams and other medical staff immediately ran onto the...
(AP) -- The start of June has not been kind to Tampa Bay's Matt Moore.
After dominating for the first two months of the season, the left-hander looks to avoid a third straight losing start when he tries to help the host Rays cool off the surging Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Moore (8-2, 3.78 ERA) went 8-0 with a 2.18 ERA in his first 11 starts, which included a one-inning...
(AP) -- Home-field advantage has been critical over the last three seasons when the Tampa Bay Rays meet the Kansas City Royals.
That should mean the Rays have a decided edge since they are hosting this four-game series with the Royals that begins Thursday night.
Only two of the last 15 meetings have been won by the visiting team. Kansas City (30-33) has lost seven of eight at Tropicana...