|Sep. 27 1:10 PM PT2:10 PM MT3:10 PM CT4:10 PM ET16:10 ET20:10 GMT4:10 CST1:10 PM MST3:10 PM EST3:40 PM VEN0:10 UAE (+1)3:10 PM CT-Cobb (11-3) took a one-hit shutout into the eighth Thursday against the Yankees, retiring 15 in a row between walks to Curtis Granderson in the second and Robinson Cano in the seventh.
Analysis: The right-hander has been dominant lately, winning his last three starts while pitching into the eighth inning in each. He has a 1.16 ERA and .177 opponents' batting average during the hot streak.
|Sep. 22 1:29 PM PT2:29 PM MT3:29 PM CT4:29 PM ET16:29 ET20:29 GMT4:29 CST1:29 PM MST3:29 PM EST3:59 PM VEN0:29 UAE (+1)3:29 PM CT-Cobb struck out 12 and allowed one run over 8 1-3 innings as Tampa Bay beat Baltimore 5-1 on Saturday.
Analysis: Cobb has given up three runs over 16 1-3 innings while winning his last two starts.
|Sep. 17 11:04 AM PT12:04 PM MT1:04 PM CT2:04 PM ET14:04 ET18:04 GMT2:04 CST11:04 AM MST1:04 PM EST1:34 PM VEN22:04 UAE1:04 PM CT-Cobb (9-3) allowed two runs, six hits, one walk and had 10 strikeouts in eight innings of a 6-2 win victory over Texas on Monday.
Analysis: Cobb retired nine in a row, including his four batters on strikeouts, before Ian Kinsler doubled to start the fourth.
|Sep. 1 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET14:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 CST11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST1:30 PM VEN22:00 UAE1:00 PM CT-Cobb went the distance in Saturday's 2-1 loss at Oakland.
Analysis: The right-hander allowed five hits and four walks, dropping to 8-3 with a 2.82 ERA on the season.
|Aug. 21 10:54 AM PT11:54 AM MT12:54 PM CT1:54 PM ET13:54 ET17:54 GMT1:54 CST10:54 AM MST12:54 PM EST1:24 PM VEN21:54 UAE12:54 PM CT-Cobb improved to 8-2 in a 7-4 win at Baltimore on Tuesday, limiting the Orioles to two runs - one earned - and three hits over six innings in his second start since being hit in the head by a batted ball.
Analysis: Cobb has yielded two earned runs over 11 innings since coming back.
|Aug. 16 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET19:44 GMT3:44 CST12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST3:14 PM VEN23:44 UAE2:44 PM CT-Cobb pitched five strong innings in his first big league game since being hit in the head by a batted ball two months ago and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-1 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Cobb (7-2, 2.94 ERA) ended his night by striking out Nick Franklin on a full-count pitch with the bases loaded and two outs in the fifth. He received a standing ovation as he walked off the field. Cobb gave up one run and three hits, striking out six and walking two. Cobb, activated from the 60-day disabled list before the game, sustained a concussion after being struck on the right ear by a liner hit by Kansas City's Eric Hosmer on June 15.
|June 24 4:11 PM PT5:11 PM MT6:11 PM CT7:11 PM ET19:11 ET23:11 GMT7:11 CST4:11 PM MST6:11 PM EST6:41 PM VEN3:11 UAE (+1)6:11 PM CT-Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Alex Cobb favors pitchers having the option of wearing protective headgear on the mound.
Analysis: Cobb returned to Tropicana Field on Monday, nine days after being struck in the right ear by a ball hit by Kansas City's Eric Hosmer and nearly seven weeks after Toronto's J.A. Happ also was hit in the head by a batted ball while pitching there. Cobb - who is making progress in his recovery, spoke to the media for the first time since being carted off the field and taken to a hospital on June 15.
|June 16 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 CST8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-The Tampa Bay Rays have reinstated Cobb from the 60-day disabled list to make his first big league start since being hit in the head by a batted ball two months ago.
Analysis: Cobb, struck on the right ear June 15 by a liner hit by Kansas City's Eric Hosmer, is scheduled to pitch Thursday night against Seattle. Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon says it's great news for Cobb and the organization.
|June 15 2:56 PM PT3:56 PM MT4:56 PM CT5:56 PM ET17:56 ET21:56 GMT5:56 CST2:56 PM MST4:56 PM EST5:26 PM VEN1:56 UAE (+1)4:56 PM CT-Cobb was taken off the field on a stretcher after he was hit on the right ear by a liner off the bat of Kansas City's Eric Hosmer in the fifth inning of Saturday's game.
Analysis: The Rays announced that Cobb remained conscious the whole time and was taken to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg for further examination. Team spokesman Rick Vaughn said all tests were normal and that Cobb suffered a mild concussion.
|June 11 1:53 PM PT2:53 PM MT3:53 PM CT4:53 PM ET16:53 ET20:53 GMT4:53 CST1:53 PM MST3:53 PM EST4:23 PM VEN0:53 UAE (+1)3:53 PM CT-Cobb was placed on the bereavement/family medical emergency list Tuesday.
Analysis: Cobb is 6-2 with a 2.95 ERA after allowing six runs in four innings of Monday's 10-8, 14-inning loss to Boston.
|June 11 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET13:12 ET17:12 GMT1:12 CST10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST12:42 PM VEN21:12 UAE12:12 PM CT-Cobb lasted four innings, allowing six runs and seven hits Monday in a 10-8, 14-inning loss to Boston.
Analysis: Cobb's outing (four innings) was his shortest of the season.
|June 6 12:09 PM PT1:09 PM MT2:09 PM CT3:09 PM ET15:09 ET19:09 GMT3:09 CST12:09 PM MST2:09 PM EST2:39 PM VEN23:09 UAE2:09 PM CT-Cobb was superb but didn't factor in the decision of Wednesday's 3-0 win at Detroit.
Analysis: The right-hander struck out seven over 7 2-3 scoreless innings, lowering his ERA to 2.39. He'll get the Red Sox next on Monday.
|May 27 10:28 AM PT11:28 AM MT12:28 PM CT1:28 PM ET13:28 ET17:28 GMT1:28 CST10:28 AM MST12:28 PM EST12:58 PM VEN21:28 UAE12:28 PM CT-Cobb took a three-hit shutout into the ninth inning and led the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-3 win Sunday that extended CC Sabathia's winless streak to five, one short of his career high.
Analysis: Cobb (6-2) lost his shutout bid when Brett Gardner homered leading off the ninth and he wound up allowing two runs and five hits in 8 1-3 innings with eight strikeouts. "The young man knows how to pitch," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "He's got one of the best changes, split -change, whatever you want to call it in the game." Cobb is 3-0 with a 2.78 ERA and 0.96 WHIP over his last five starts.
|May 22 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 CST10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Cobb gave up one run and three hits over 6 1-3 innings, earning his fifth victory in Tampa Bay's 4-3 win at Toronto on Tuesday.
Analysis: Cobb has given up two runs over his last 12 2-3 innings.
|May 17 1:48 PM PT2:48 PM MT3:48 PM CT4:48 PM ET16:48 ET20:48 GMT4:48 CST1:48 PM MST3:48 PM EST4:18 PM VEN0:48 UAE (+1)3:48 PM CT-Cobb should have earned a victory in Thursday's 4-3 loss to the BoSox.
Analysis: Cobb allowed one run and three hits over 6 1-3 innings. He struck out six and walked two but Fernando Rodney choked away a save chance with the Rays one strike away from victory to hurt Cobb's fantasy owners.
|May 10 7:06 PM PT8:06 PM MT9:06 PM CT10:06 PM ET22:06 ET2:06 GMT10:06 CST7:06 PM MST9:06 PM EST9:36 PM VEN6:06 UAE (+1)9:06 PM CT-Cobb has struck out 13 in 4 2-3 innings Friday night, becoming the first pitcher in major league history to fan that many batters and fail to make it through the fifth inning.
Analysis: The right-hander left the game against the San Diego Padres after throwing 117 pitches. He recorded 13 of 14 outs on strikeouts - four of them in the third, when a wild pitch on strike three allowed Will Venable to reach base.
|May 1 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 CST12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Cobb struggled Tuesday against the Royals, surrendering four runs and 10 hits over 5 2-3 innings in Tampa Bay's 8-2 loss.
Analysis: Cobb is 3-2 with a 2.55 ERA.
|Apr. 25 11:41 AM PT12:41 PM MT1:41 PM CT2:41 PM ET14:41 ET18:41 GMT2:41 CST11:41 AM MST1:41 PM EST2:11 PM VEN22:41 UAE1:41 PM CT-Cobb scattered three hits over 8 1-3 innings, Ben Zobrist drove in two runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Cobb has allowed three runs or fewer in all four outings.
|Apr. 20 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET18:22 ET22:22 GMT6:22 CST3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST5:52 PM VEN2:22 UAE (+1)5:22 PM CT-Cobb (2-1) allowed three runs and 10 hits over 7 1-3 innings of Friday's 8-3 win over the A's.
Analysis: Cobb is 2-0 with a 1.84 ERA at home.
|Apr. 7 3:27 PM PT4:27 PM MT5:27 PM CT6:27 PM ET18:27 ET22:27 GMT6:27 CST3:27 PM MST5:27 PM EST5:57 PM VEN2:27 UAE (+1)5:27 PM CT-Cobb tossed 7 1/3 shutout innings in a 6-0 victory over the Indians on Saturday.
Analysis: Cobb allowed four hits and struck out six in the victory.
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