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Cyclones Defeat Renegades 2-1 in First Meeting in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN, NY – Residing side-by-side in the New York-Penn League’s McNamara Division, the Hudson Valley Renegades and the Brooklyn Cyclones have fiercely battled each other in an endless pursuit of excellence. During the past half decade, the Renegades and Cyclones have found themselves near the top of the division, with Brooklyn finishing above .500 in each year of existence...
Via Baseball Essential
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Resurgent Tampa Bay Rays

We shouldn’t be surprised anymore when the Tampa Bay Rays perform well. Since dropping the Devil Rays moniker after the 2007 season they went on to make the playoffs four of the next seven years. Despite the loss of manager Joe Maddon and Andrew Friedman—head of baseball operations since November 2005—in the same offseason, we’re almost halfway through the 2015 campaign...
Via The Sports Post
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays shine on American League East

The Tampa Bay Rays must have missed the preseason memo printed by many baseball publications predicting them to finish fourth in the American League East. They were expected to follow in the footsteps of last year’s disappointing campaign and with the departure of longtime skipper Joe Madden, this was supposed to be a doomed season. So far, it’s been anything but the case in...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' will to win overcomes any obstacle in their path

They are doing it without manager Joe Maddon, without general manager Andrew Friedman, without super-utility man Ben Zobrist. They are doing it without injured pitchers Alex Cobb, Matt Moore and Drew Smyly, not to mention injured hitters John Jaso, James Loney and Desmond Jennings. And heaven knows, seeing as how these are the Tampa Bay Rays, baseball’s little brothers of the poor...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

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
May 13, 2015  |  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
May 11, 2015  |  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
May 11, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 08, 2015  |  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
May 07, 2015  |  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
May 07, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  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
May 06, 2015  |  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
May 05, 2015  |  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
May 05, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  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
April 23, 2015  |  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
April 23, 2015  |  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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