Alex Cobb

  • The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    The plays Rays fans will be talking about today

    April 13, 2016 at 7:04 am 7 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 5, Cleveland 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: After the Rays got a first-inning single from Evan Longoria, Corey Kluber settled down, retiring 16 out of the […]

     
  • Alex Cobb’s time table just changed and now his return sounds further away than ever

    Alex Cobb’s time table just changed and now his return sounds further away than ever

    March 18, 2016 at 1:43 pm 3 comments

    The optimists that look at the 2016 Tampa Bay Rays often point to the depth of starting pitching and how that will only get better in the second half of the season with the return of Alex Cobb. However, Cobb’s interview with Martin Fennelly of the Tampa Tribune suggests Rays fans […]

     
  • Rays discussing trade that could involve Alex Cobb and the Cubs’ former top prospect

    Rays discussing trade that could involve Alex Cobb and the Cubs’ former top prospect

    December 8, 2015 at 11:05 am 11 comments

    The Rays appear to be in talks with the Chicago Cubs over a deal that could be a potential blockbuster. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times spoke with a source who said the Rays are targeting the Cubs’ former top-prospect, shortstop Javier Baez. Topkin notes that there is no […]

     
  • Guess who won Rock-Paper-Scissors.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 15, 2015 at 7:47 am 10 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 6, Yankees 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The pitching continues to be a strength for the Rays despite losing so many key arms to injuries. Erasmo […]

     
  • Alex Cobb to have Tommy John surgery

    Alex Cobb to have Tommy John surgery

    May 8, 2015 at 3:23 pm 7 comments

    Alex Cobb told the media today that his elbow injury is worse than he previously thought and he will indeed have Tommy John surgery. The decision was made after a new MRI revealed that the ligament in his elbow is completely torn. Dr. James Andrews will perform the surgery next […]

     
  • These are the uniforms the Rays will wear on Memorial Day.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 8, 2015 at 9:48 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Rangers 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Another huge night for the bullpen who single-handedly (or is it triple-handedly?) kept the Rays in the game. Erasmo […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 7, 2015 at 8:06 am 11 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS (boxscore) THE GOOD: The biggest moment of the game came in the 8th when Kevin Cash stuck with Kevin Jepsen instead of bring Brad Boxberger in […]

     
  • Alex Cobb has a tear in his elbow ligament and Tommy John surgery could be needed

    Alex Cobb has a tear in his elbow ligament and Tommy John surgery could be needed

    May 5, 2015 at 12:40 pm 5 comments

    Earlier today I wrote about why there were some worrisome signs that Alex Cobb’s “forearm” injury was actually an elbow injury and that his slow return may in fact be an attempt to avoid Tommy John surgery. Now we have even more evidence. [UPDATE] Topkin has now confirmed the tear […]

     
  • Alex Cobb’s setback is the latest sign that his season is very much in jeopardy

    Alex Cobb’s setback is the latest sign that his season is very much in jeopardy

    May 5, 2015 at 10:45 am 0 comments

    Alex Cobb has been shut down after suffering “a little bit of a setback” according to manager Kevin Cash  (via Bill Chastain of MLB.com). This is especially worrisome because there have been some signs that this is an injury is more serious than we know or at least has the […]

     
  • Matt Andriese now has a good shot to make the opening day roster.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    March 18, 2015 at 7:31 am 5 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 5, Phillies 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Logan Forsythe hit 2 home runs and now leads the Rays with 3 home runs this spring. No other […]