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Rays shut out Cardinals for two-game sweep

What happened at the plate made Wednesday night memorable for Alex Cobb, as he dealt with the joy of doubling in a run on his first big-league hit and the agony of thinking his elbow was broken when hit by a pitch. But what he did on the mound was most significant, making a slight adjustment in pregame warmups that led back to his old form over seven sterling innings, and leading...
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Alex Cobb has his night at the plate and mound in 3-0 win over Cardinals

The Rays hit their pitcher eighth for the second straight time in this two game series. It happened to be successful for the second straight night. Starter Alex Cobb gave the Rays a 1-0 lead in the Top of the 2nd with an RBI double scoring Yunel Escobar. That was the second time this series the Rays scored their first run of the game with their pitcher tacking on an RBI as last night...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays complete sweep of Cardinals with 3-0 win

ST. LOUIS -- Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major-league hit, leading Tampa Bay to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday night, the Rays' seventh straight win. Cobb (6-6) blanked the Cardinals on five hits over seven innings. It was the fourth time he has thrown at least seven innings without an earned run this season. Cobb missed...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

St. Louis Cardinals: Jon Jay strikes out with a 4-2 count

The St. Louis Cardinals struggled badly once again at the plate on Wednesday night and could not solve Alex Cobb of the Tampa Bay Rays.  Cobb tossed seven scoreless innings, allowing just five hits while striking out nine hitters. Cobb also did not issue a free pass in the game, although as Dan McLaughlin and Ricky Horton of the Fox Sports Midwest broadcast pointed out, Cobb should...
Via Cardinals Farm
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb's return presents opportunity for him to grow as a Rays' rotation leader

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Cobb should embrace his status as the man of the future within the Tampa Bay Rays' rotation. Pitching is like any craft: There's a progression for the elite in a rise to the top, a journey that includes graduation from newbie to understudy to grizzled master who earns influence among peers. Cobb lives an interesting stage of his career. This is...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Alex Cobb knows he can only do so much in return to struggling rotation

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Alex Cobb is set to return to the rotation Thursday, and some view him as a possible catalyst to halt the Tampa Bay Rays' slide. But the right-hander doesn't view himself as the potential spark needed to climb back into American League East contention. In fact, he downplays his influence. "There's definitely no weight to that, pressure-wise...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 21, 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...
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

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

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays starter hacked while on mound

Alex Cobb got the start for the Rays in their game against the Red Sox Monday night, and fared pretty poorly. Little did he know that social media would cause another headache for him.

Via The Outside Corner
June 10, 2013  |  2 Comments
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