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Call to the Pen Apr 14, 2018

Baltimore Orioles: Alex Cobb’s debut with the Orioles was forgettable

The Baltimore Orioles signed three starting pitchers this offseason. Alex Cobb, who is one of them, made his debut in Boston. Alex Cobb, one of the Baltimore Orioles newest additions, made his much-anticipated debut in Boston on Saturday. His only game experience this spring has come from simulated games on the back fields at Ed […] Baltimore Orioles: Alex Cobb’s debut with the Orioles was forgettable - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Baltimore Sun Apr 14, 2018

Alex Cobb battered in Orioles debut

Alex Cobb knew that the Boston Red Sox would present a difficult opening-act challenge, but the Orioles right-hander was confident he had done everything he could to be ready for the American League’s most productive lineup over the season’s first few weeks. Cobb had history on his side – a track...
Baltimore Sun Apr 14, 2018

Orioles on deck: What to watch Saturday afternoon at Red Sox, plus lineups, TV and more

Orioles (5-9) vs. Red Sox (11-2) Where: Fenway Park, Boston First pitch: 1:05 p.m. TV/Radio: MASN/105.7 The Fan Starting pitchers: Orioles RHP Alex Cobb (12-10, 3.66 ERA in 2017) vs. Red Sox RHP Hector Velázquez (1-0, 3.12 ERA) What to watch 1. Big debut. Alex Cobb makes his Orioles debut 24 days...
Baltimore Sun Apr 14, 2018

Roster crunch leaves Orioles with no clear move to make for Alex Cobb

The Orioles must make a roster move to create space for right-hander Alex Cobb before Saturday’s matinee at Fenway Park, and there’s no clear way the team is leaning. They played with a short bench for four days last week when they added an extra reliever, but returned to a full bench when they...
www.bostonherald.com Apr 14, 2018
LEADING OFF: Cobb to make Orioles debut at Fenway Park

LEADING OFF: Cobb to make Orioles debut at Fenway Park

A look at whats happening all around the majors today:___BIRD WATCHINGAlex Cobbs debut for the Baltimore Orioles is a tough assignment. The right-hander faces J.D. Martinez, Mookie Betts and the fast-starting Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Cobb signed a $57 million, four-year contract with the Orioles as a free agent on March 21. He went 10-12 last year with a 3.66 ERA for Tampa Bay in his first full year back after missing nearly two seasons because of Tommy John surgery. Boston is 11-2 for only the second time in team history, matching the 1918 World Series champions.EMPTY SEATSPlaying...
Baltimore Sun Apr 13, 2018

After unconventional preparation process, Alex Cobb is ready to make his Orioles' debut

Twenty four days after signing with the Orioles, right-hander Alex Cobb is ready to make his first start of the season for his new club. Cobb, who was signed to a four-year, $57-million deal on March 21, will make his Orioles debut on Saturday night at Fenway Park against the Boston Red Sox. It’s...
Baltimore Sun Apr 9, 2018

Orioles notes: Alex Cobb set to mark first start Saturday in Boston; Mark Trumbo's rehab begins Tuesday

Right-hander Alex Cobb is set to make his first Orioles start Saturday against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Cobb, who remained in Sarasota, Fla., to work up his innings count after signing with the team March 21, had his final tune-up Monday, throwing a six-inning extended spring training...
Call to the Pen Apr 7, 2018

Baltimore Orioles: Implications for Mike Wright’s start

The Baltimore Orioles have a decision to make when it comes to which starter gets removed from the rotation. During Spring Training, the Baltimore Orioles signed right-hander Alex Cobb to a four-year contract, solidifying their rotation. Cobb had accepted an option to the minors to start the season, but we knew he would be a part of […] Baltimore Orioles: Implications for Mike Wright’s start - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Baltimore Sun Apr 6, 2018

Orioles notes: Alex Cobb to have extended spring start Monday ahead of possible debut

Orioles right-hander Alex Cobb had a bullpen session in Sarasota, Fla., on Friday ahead of another extended spring start Monday, meaning that won’t be when he makes his debut with the major league club. Cobb was optioned to the minors on Opening Day to get him more game action to build up his innings...
Baltimore Sun Apr 4, 2018

Orioles payroll: A look at every player's 2018 salary

The Orioles entered this season with a $148.6 million payroll, down almost $16 million from 2017 despite the additions of Alex Cobb and Andrew Cashner. Click through the photos above to see the salaries of all the players who made the 25-man roster, will join it soon (Cobb) or are on the disabled...
Baltimore Sun Apr 3, 2018

Orioles notes: Cobb seems likely to join rotation Monday

It appears likely right-hander Alex Cobb will join the Orioles starting rotation early next week — most likely Monday night at home against the Toronto Blue Jays — after his five-inning simulated game Wednesday in Sarasota, Fla. The Orioles have wavered about whether Cobb will need to pitch a five-...
BaltimoreBaseball.com Mar 31, 2018

Rotation updates: Wright to start Tuesday; Cobb won’t start for O’s until at least April 14

Orioles manager Buck Showalter shed some light on his rotation for the next week, and, technically, for the next month. Mike Wright will pitch the “fifth starter’s” game in Houston this week and Alex Cobb won’t be making his Orioles’ debut before April 14. Wright, 28, was competing with Miguel Castro for early season starts […]
DRaysBay Mar 29, 2018
2018 Opening Day roster features many new faces

2018 Opening Day roster features many new faces

The Rays roster has gone through an overhaul since the start of the 2017 season. A 60% overhaul to be precise. Let me refresh your memory. Starting Pitchers Then Chris Archer, Jake Odorizzi, Blake Snell, Alex Cobb, and Matt Andriese Now Chris Archer, Blake Snell, and Jake Faria The Rays starting rotation right now consists of three pitchers. The Rays had planned to go with a 4-man rotation, but the recent loss of Nate Eovladi (he’ll be out for at least 6-8 weeks following expected elbow surgery) has made that an even slimmer 3-man rotation. Jake Faria is the newcomer, with Alex Cobb...
Baltimore Sun Mar 28, 2018

Orioles fans feeling brighter about Opening Day after Alex Cobb signing

Tim Cooke had just stepped into the bathroom when he heard his normally reserved brother, Paul, utter a rare expletive from the next room of their downtown Baltimore apartment. He rushed out to ask what was amiss. “We just signed Alex Cobb!” Paul informed him. “That’s amazing,” Cooke said, his...
Cubbies Crib Mar 24, 2018

Chicago Cubs News: Chatwood better than Cobb; Quintana a dark horse

Pitching. Pitching. Pitching. That was our theme yesterday as we talked about the Chicago Cubs and what they’ve added. Will Tyler Chatwood be better than Alex Cobb? And why Jose Quintana is a darkhorse candidate for the Cy Young. It seems so long ago, but there was a time when the Chicago Cubs were almost […] Chicago Cubs News: Chatwood better than Cobb; Quintana a dark horse - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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