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Jacob Faria: Exclusive interview with Rays’ pitching prospect

Jacob Faria is one of the Tampa Bay Rays’ more intriguing pitching prospects throughout their entire organization, and has a bright future ahead of him. He was taken in the 10th round of the 2011 MLB Draft, and has been one of the bright spots from that draft for the Rays. At 6’4″ and 200 pounds, he is the prototypical size for a starting pitcher. He has had some success...
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Rays put four -- FOUR -- starting pitchers on DL on eve of opener

  Alex Cobb was among four starting pitchers placed on the disabled list by the Tampa Bay Rays. The Rays made the moves Sunday to set their roster for Monday's season opener against Baltimore. Cobb (right forearm tendinitis) and left-hander Drew Smyly (left shoulder tendinitis) were put on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 27. Right-hander Alex Colome (pneumonia) was...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Cobb’s Injury Woes

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Via Baseball Professor
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays 2015 Preview: 3 Up and 3 Down

Desmond Jennings Injuries hindered the Tampa Bay Rays chances for the postseason in 2014. The most notable injuries were to starting pitchers Matt Moore and Alex Cobb. Cobb was struck in the head with a line drive that sidelined him for months while Moore suffered a partially torn UCL. Moore will also miss the first half of the 2015 campaign. With these two mainline starters out...
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Player Profile #78: Alex Cobb | SP | TB

Reserve your FREE copy of Baseball Professor’s 2015 Draft Guide, complete with our list of the Top 100 Dynasty League Prospects. 10,000 words of prospect coverage available on February 17! In three MLB seasons, Alex Cobb hasn’t topped 166.1 IP or 149 K in a single year. Last season was probably his best fantasy season, yet he still ranked 37th among starting pitchers...
Via Baseball Professor
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb starting to feel old enjoyment again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Cobb has felt this enjoyment before. The right-hander's current comfort is similar to the rise he lived in dicing hitters late last season, when he emerged as the Tampa Bay Rays' most dependable starter. The enjoyment has been hard to recapture for much of this year. It's a sign of how difficult achieving consistency can be on the mound, where the difference...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb strikes out 9 in rehab start for Rays, could return next week

Alex Cobb threw five innings in a rehab start Saturday for High-A Charlotte, and he could return to the Tampa Bay Rays' rotation next week. The right-hander, who was placed on the disabled list with a left oblique strain April 13, allowed no runs, three hits and struck out nine against the Clearwater Threshers, a Philadelphia Phillies affiliate, in the appearance at Charlotte Sports...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ace in the making? Alex Cobb enters spring with destination in mind

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Alex Cobb is one of the Tampa Bay Rays' promising young arms, his composition a pleasing mix of skill, control and mental depth that makes his progress worth tracking. He's one of the most self-aware, introspective personalities in a clubhouse filled with extroverts. As he begins his fourth major-league season, he has added comfort to his repertoire. He knows...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rays P Alex Cobb uses dolphin to propose to girlfriend

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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Proposal goes swimmingly for Rays pitcher Alex Cobb

Alex Cobb found a creative, wet way to pop the question. Last weekend, the Tampa Bay Rays right-hander proposed to his girlfriend, Kelly Reynolds, with assistance from an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin at Discovery Cove in Orlando. The two were swimming in a tropical oasis at the marine park when the dolphin approached Reynolds with a buoy that read, "Kelly, will you marry me?" Upon...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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