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Rays agree to 1-year deals with four arbitration-eligible players

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Rays agreed to one-year deals with almost half their arbitration-eligible players, settling Thursday with pitchers Alex Cobb and Jake McGee, and outfielders Desmond Jennings and Brandon Guyer. Cobb, who missed last season and is recovering from Tommy John surgery, receives a $4 million salary, the same as in 2015. McGee gets a raise from $3.55 million...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays' Cobb, McGee, Jennings and Guyer agree to 1-year deals

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Rays agreed to one-year deals with almost half their arbitration-eligible players, settling Thursday with pitchers Alex Cobb and Jake McGee, and outfielders Desmond Jennings and Brandon Guyer. Cobb, who missed last season and is recovering from Tommy John surgery, receives a $4 million salary, the same as in 2015. McGee gets a raise from $3.55 million...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

FAN Projection Targets: Five Tommy John Pitchers

Yesterday afternoon, FanGraphs CEO and founder David Appelman announced that the ballots for the 2016 FAN Projections are now available for the tender ministrations of this site’s readership. With a view to ensuring that all notable players are addressed sufficiently — and also towards producing the number of posts he’s required to publish each week — the present author is...
Via Fangraphs
26 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Minor League Preview: Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay's farm system isn't the best on the block for shallow league players, but there are a bunch of interesting fantasy pieces here to sift through if you play in a deeper dynasty format. The biggest news from the 2015 season was the explosion of left hander Blake Snell. He earned all kinds of accolades with his performance and now he's set up to join the rotation in 2016. The...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

How the six-player trade with the Mariners impacts the Rays

This past Thursday, the first trade of the baseball offseason went down. The Tampa Bay Rays acquired RHP Danny Farquhar, SS Brad Miller, and 1B Logan Morrison from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for RHP Nathan Karns, CF Boog Powell, and LHP C.J. Riefenhauser. While the trade is not a blockbuster and does not feature a major superstar, it will still impact the teams. The Rays are...
Via isportsweb.com
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays offseason wish list

The Tampa Bay Rays have exemplified the “Moneyball” philosophy over the last few seasons. Despite low payrolls, they have been able to field teams that exceed most expectations. The 2015 season was marred by injury to the most important element of their roster — the starting pitching staff. Alex Cobb, the incumbent ace, was lost […]
Via Baseball Essential
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Facts: Alex Cobb

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October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Braves pitcher Foltynewicz has rib removed to combat blood clots

  Atlanta Braves pitcher Mike Foltynewicz has had surgery to remove half a rib after being hospitalized because of blood clots in his right arm. The team says Foltynewicz is expected to be released from the hospital Thursday and will continue a treatment of blood thinners for at least six weeks. Foltynewicz had the front part of his first rib removed Monday in a procedure performed...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 26

By Brandon Warne It's a pretty low-key baseball Wednesday across this MLB slate, with one solid matchup and a handful of aces in isolation. Check 'em out: Wei-Yin Chen (BAL) vs. Johnny Cueto (KCR) 8:10 p.m. ET Chen doesn't get a lot of pub outside of Baltimore, but over the past calendar year has a 3.06 ERA which ranks 21st among 78 qualified starters. He's also ahead of pitchers...
Via The Sports Post
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 20

By Brandon Warne It's an extremely limited slate with just 11 MLB games today. And while there's no obvious duel, there are a few different pitchers worth keeping an eye on. Check 'em out: Chris Archer (TBR) vs. Collin McHugh (HOU) 8:10 p.m. ET Archer was already one of the American League's finest pitchers coming into the season, but this year he's taken it to a whole new level...
Via The Sports Post
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Aug. 19

Brandon Warne It's a pretty lean slate on this baseball Wednesday, but we've still done all the requisite work to find you the very best matchups. Check 'em out: Nathan Karns (TBR) vs. Dallas Keuchel (HOU) 8:10 p.m. ET Karns emergence has been key for a Rays rotation that comes into today second in the AL in starter ERA at 3.59—behind Oakland at 3.21. Perhaps most amazingly...
Via The Sports Post
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Rays’ Historically Heavy Bullpen Usage Key to Relevance

The Tampa Bay Rays are taking a relatively novel approach to divvying up innings between starters and relievers. Injuries have robbed the team of Alex Cobb for the season, Matt Moore and Drew Smyly for much of the year, and Jake Odorizzi for a time as well. Despite those problems, the team climbed to a […]
Via Fangraphs
July 07, 2015  |  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
June 26, 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

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

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 Bloguin Best
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

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

By Vincent Frank 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...
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
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