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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 field. Cobb could be seen kicking his legs while being examined on the mound.
The Rays announced that Cobb remained conscious the whole time and was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg for further examination.
Players on both teams had hands on their heads as a stunned silence overtook Tropicana Field after the crowd gasped when Cobb was struck.
It came a month after Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ was also struck by a liner against the Rays and suffered a skull fracture. Happ was discharged from an area hospital the following day.
The sound of the ball striking Cobb - which sounded like a ...
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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 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.
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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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.
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...
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...
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