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Drew Smyly Has Torn Labrum, Likely Done For The Season

It has been a rough month for Tampa Bay pitchers. With starter Alex Cobb set to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery tomorrow it appears the Rays will be without another valuable arm this year. On Wednesday the Rays confirmed lefty Drew Smyly has a torn labrum. The Tampa Bay Times has reported that Smyly will travel to Texas and meet with Dr. Keith Meister for a second opinion...
Via Baseball Essential
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Smyly to miss rest of season with shoulder injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Drew Smyly will miss the rest of the season because of a shoulder injury. The Rays transferred Smyly to the 60-day disabled list Wednesday, and said Dr. Keith Meister will examine his torn labrum in Texas on Thursday. ''It's frustrating. I guess we've been prepped pretty good on how to handle it,'' manager Kevin Cash said about...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball: Week 6 Injury Report

View image | gettyimages.com It’s been a rough season so far. Injuries have mounted, seemingly by the hour. Just this past week, the Tampa Bay Rays lost two members of their starting rotation in Alex Cobb and Drew Smyly. It was a tough break for the Rays, as well as fantasy baseball owners. There is some hope on the horizon for the Tampa faithful though, as last year’s closer...
Via The Fantasy Fix
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Rays’ rotation is in trouble

Because the Gods hate baseball fans, Tampa Bay Rays’ starting pitcher Alex Cobb has elected to undergo Tommy John surgery, and Drew Smyly is most likely lost for the season with a tear in his labrum. Cobb hasn’t even thrown a pitch yet in 2015, and Smyly had only made three starts. Rays’ starters just cannot stay healthy. According to Marc Topkin of Tampabay.com, the Rays...
Via Bloguin Best
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tampa Bay Rays’ rotation is in trouble

Because the Gods hate baseball fans, Tampa Bay Rays’ starting pitcher Alex Cobb has elected to undergo Tommy John surgery, and Drew Smyly is most likely lost for the season with a tear in his labrum. Cobb hasn’t even thrown a pitch yet in 2015, and Smyly had only made three starts. Rays’ starters just cannot stay healthy. According to Marc Topkin of Tampabay.com, the Rays...
Via The Outside Corner
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays RHP Alex Cobb will have season-ending elbow surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb will have season-ending elbow ligament replacement surgery. Cobb said before Friday night's game against Texas that several doctors have told that the ligament has a full tear. Surgery may be next week. "It's a tough decision because you want to hold on to every last hope of being able to pitch this year," Cobb said. ...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb will have Tommy John surgery

The Tommy John troll was getting restless, and wanted some red meat from Florida. Alex Cobb, you’re up! UPDATE: #Rays RHP Alex Cobb will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will be performed by Dr. James Andrews. — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 8, 2015 The 27-year old Cobb had a 2.87 ERA in 166 1/3 innings in 2014, striking out 149 and walking 47. Cobb missed a month with...
Via The Outside Corner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb will have Tommy John surgery

The Tommy John troll was getting restless, and wanted some red meat from Florida. Alex Cobb, you’re up! UPDATE: #Rays RHP Alex Cobb will undergo Tommy John surgery, which will be performed by Dr. James Andrews. — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) May 8, 2015 The 27-year old Cobb had a 2.87 ERA in 166 1/3 innings in 2014, striking out 149 and walking 47. Cobb missed a month with...
Via Bloguin Best
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays ace Alex Cobb has full UCL tear, will have season-ending Tommy John surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb will have season-ending elbow ligament replacement surgery. Cobb said before Friday night's game against Texas that several doctors have told that the ligament has a full tear. Surgery may be next week. "It's a tough decision because you want to hold on to every last hope of being able to pitch this year," Cobb said...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays pitcher Alex Cobb to have season-ending elbow surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb will have season-ending elbow ligament replacement surgery. Cobb said before Friday night's game against Texas that several doctors have told that the ligament has a full tear. Surgery may be next week. ''It's a tough decision because you want to hold on to every last hope of being able to pitch this year,'' Cobb said...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb Set to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

Fresh into the early part of the 2015 MLB season, yet another young pitcher has gone down. This time the unlucky pitcher is the right-handed starter Alex Cobb of the Tampa Bay Rays. Cobb is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery in order to repair the torn UCL in his right elbow as reported by Bill Chastain of MLB.com. It’s a very unfortunate fate for Cobb. He was already trying...
Via Baseball Essential
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays pitcher Alex Cobb to undergo Tommy John surgery

The hits keep coming for Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb, who has missed extended time in each of the past two seasons with a multitude of injuries. Cobb, 27, has yet to pitch this season due to due to forearm tendinitis. And while there wasn’t much hope that Cobb would return anytime soon, the latest information directly from the Rays is nothing less than a major setback...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays righty Alex Cobb to rest for a week before any decision on surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb could be headed for season-ending elbow ligament replacement surgery. An MRI this week found that Cobb has a ligament tear. He received a platelet-rich-plasma injection in an attempt to avoid surgery. "I'm still going back and forth on what I want to do," Cobb said before Thursday night's game against Texas. "You...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cobb could be heading for elbow surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb could be headed for season-ending elbow ligament replacement surgery. An MRI this week found that Cobb has a ligament tear. He received a platelet-rich-plasma injection in an attempt to avoid surgery. ''I'm still going back and forth on what I want to do,'' Cobb said before Thursday night's game against Texas. ''You...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb: Potential Victim Of Tommy John Surgery

May 10, 2013; St. Petersburg, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb (53) throws a pitch during the first inning against the San Diego Padres at Tropicana Field. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a partial tear in his elbow ligament, according to reports. Tampa Bay has said that Cobb is going to try to pitch...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Alex Cobb’s setback

Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb suffers a setback as he has a partial ligament tear in his right elbow. The Tampa Bay Rays suffer another setback. Reports confirmed that starting pitcher Alex Cobb has a partial ligament tear in his right elbow. With that said, the Rays have yet to confirm the injury and are still waiting to see the seriousness of his injury. As of right now, the...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb diagnosed with torn ligament in right elbow

Alex Cobb will attempt to pitch though a partial ligament tear in his right elbow. Cobb was diagnosed with the tear on Tuesday and while the right hander is going to give it a shot, these injuries almost always end up requiring Tommy John surgery. Have confirmed #Rays Cobb does have partial tear in elbow ligament as reported earlier, will try to pitch through it. — Marc Topkin...
Via Tireball.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb Suffers Setback During Tendinitis Rehab

The Tampa Bay Rays received some discouraging news on their rehabbing ace Alex Cobb, who’s been dealing with forearm tendinitis since spring training and has yet to throw a regular season pitch for the Rays in 2015. Cobb suffered what his manager Kevin Cash described as “a little bit of a setback” and will subsequently be shut down from baseball activities. Cobb was scheduled...
Via Baseball Essential
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Monday Mailbag: Roster Restrictions Are Giving Me Tough Decisions

Have a dynasty-related question and want a Prof’s opinion? Take a minute and submit your question on our Dynasty Desk home page for a chance to have your question answered on our next Monday Mailbag! You can also ask the Dynasty Profs directly on Twitter: Jake Devereaux, Lance Rinker, and George Bissell. Would you continue to hold Hyun-jin Ryu (as well as Kenley Jansen, Alex...
Via Baseball Professor
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Assessing the Tampa Bay Rays After Baseball’s Opening Month

Even the most optimistic of preseason conjecture wouldn’t have anticipated a seamless start to the season for the revamped and injury-riddled Tampa Bay Rays. But after a month of action — give or take a few days — the Rays have defied the odds in remarkable fashion, winning 12 of their first 22 games, and sitting just a game out of first place in the extremely competitive American...
Via Baseball Essential
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Cobb throws first bullpen session, takes 'major step' in road back from injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb has thrown 22 fastballs in his first bullpen session since being sidelined during spring training by forearm tendinitis. Cobb took the mound before Friday night's game against Toronto. "Huge day," he said. "Felt great. It's the first major step." Cobb has no date for when he will rejoin the rotation, a process that...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Alex Cobb has 1st bullpen session since injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb has thrown 22 fastballs in his first bullpen session since being sidelined during spring training by forearm tendinitis. Cobb took the mound before Friday night's game against Toronto. ''Huge day,'' he said. ''Felt great. It's the first major step.'' Cobb has no date for when he will rejoin the rotation, a process that...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays ace Alex Cobb to throw first bullpen session Friday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays righty Alex Cobb is set to throw his first bullpen session since being sidelined during spring training by forearm tendinitis. Cobb was scheduled to start opening day, but his injury prevented it. He will throw around 20 fastballs before the Rays play Toronto on Friday. "It's not much, but it's something," he said Thursday. Cobb went 10...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Cobb to throw 1st bullpen session since injury

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Tampa Bay Rays righty Alex Cobb is set to throw his first bullpen session since being sidelined during spring training by forearm tendinitis. Cobb was scheduled to start opening day, but his injury prevented it. He will throw around 20 fastballs before the Rays play Toronto on Friday. ''It's not much, but it's something,'' he said Thursday. Cobb went 10...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss
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