This is not about a new pitch Cobb has added. It is about an old one that is missing.
Notes and thoughts from yesterday’s game.
The keys to Alex Cobb’s success are rather simple: command the fastball to get ahead in the count and entice the opposition to chase out of the zone with a tantalizing off-speed pitch that comes out of the hand like a fastball but pulls the emergency brake just before reaching the plate. The split-change that […]
For the third time in as many seasons Rays’ pitcher Alex Cobb finds himself on the disabled list. Luckily for all parties involved none of the ailments have included his right arm. Cobb’s latest injury – an oblique – comes on the heels of 15 1/3 scoreless innings streak over his last two-plus starts. Left-handed […]
In a game of inches, Rays’ starter Alex Cobb was slightly off on Tuesday night. Making his 2014 debut, the right-hander allowed four earned runs on six hits and four walks in five innings of work. The big blast against Cobb came off the bat of Adam Lind, a three-run home run with two outs […]
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Alex Cobb brought his proverbial A-game to the mound last night against the Rangers. For the 13th time this season, he went at least six innings, and limited the opposition to two or fewer runs for the 12th time. All while achieving a double-digit strikeout total for the first time since his outing against the […]
Earlier today, pitching coach Jim Hickey was on MLB Network Radio with Jeff Rickard and Mel Antonen and discussed a few of the starting pitchers including when some injured arms will be back in the fold.
The first part of August provided the Rays with an unusual amount of rest as the team had three off-days in the first 12 calendar days of the month. The pitching staff will need that rest as the season moves toward the finish line because the Rays have just two off-days the rest of the […]