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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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb ready to return to Rays this week

The Tampa Bay Rays have been anxiously waiting for the return of starting pitcher Alex Cobb since he was put on the disabled list on April 13. Cobb has been recovering from a strained oblique, and pitched in a minor league game for the Charlotte Stone Crabs on Saturday. He allowed no runs in five innings, striking out nine and surrendering three hits. Alex Cobb It likely that Cobb’s...
Via isportsweb.com
May 19, 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...
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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
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?...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Alex Cobb continues rehab, throws simulated game

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Cobb took another step toward his return to the Tampa Bay Rays' rotation with a three-inning simulated game Tuesday in Port Charlotte, Fla. The right-hander said he threw about 15 pitches each inning and varied the time in breaks to keep his arm prepared for game-like situations. He said "everything went really well" and that he is scheduled...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Rays' Alex Cobb leaves rehab start early with blister

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...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Is Alex Cobb done for the year?

Rays manager Joe Maddon offered some encouraging words for starting pitcher Alex Cobb. But at the same time, also provided some not-so encouraging words. Via the Tampa Bay Times, Maddon told the media Cobb is progressing: He’s feeling a little bit better, obviously not tremendously better. It’s one of those things that’s just going to take some time. My advice to him was to...
Via The Bay Cave
June 19, 2013  |  Discuss
GOOD NEWS

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.

Via The Other Paper
June 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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